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Webinar for YOU

What is Fidesco Webinar February 23 at 8:15pm (EST). We look forward to sharing our work and vision with you. PreRegister required:

Drew continues to serve

News from Chikowa, Zambia:Ten tables measuring 3 meters long and twenty benches for a parish center; Drew Geiger designed them; Wilson and Yotam made them; everyone helped move them.

a proud moment

Fidesco Presentation Webinar

Here is an opportunity to learn more about volunteering with Fidesco. On December 13 at 2:15 EST, Fidesco will host a webinar covering these topics: -What is Fidesco and Discerning a departure plus Q&A. Preregister by sending an email to:

Volunteers Can Apply Now

Fidesco USA is seeking volunteers for the 2023 send off, so your time has come. Peruse this website and submit a non-binding application to begin the discernment process. Send an email to with your questions. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

2022 Send-Off

With 98 volunteer candidates in their final week of training and formation, the Fidesco team gave them a full schedule of activities to send them on their mission with their toolbox filled to the brim. Do keep all of these young adults, retirees, couples and families with children in your prayers as they head to offer the gift of themselves to those they will serve. Thank you.


Fidesco Webinar

March 22 at 2:15 pm (EST) there will be an online Fidesco Information evening in English (about 90 minutes)

Participants, from all over the world, who are thinking about leaving with Fidesco are welcome!


  • What is Fidesco
  • Discerning a departure
  • Q&A

Register on:

Casa Valentina, Bucharest, Romania

Fidesco has created a new way for retirees to volunteer and the Casa Valentina project will benefit from this initiative. Marie-Danielle and Joel Lepeyrou will be heading to Bucharest in January where they will bring their experience and life skills to the parents and children at Casa Valentina. Marie-Danielle and Joel have commited to volunteering for four months over the next three years at this NGO. Others will volunteer to keep a continuous Fidesco presence there.


On the occasion of the 5th World Day of the PoorNovember 18, 2021 from 2:15 pm to 3:30pm EST

Digital “Meet and Greet” with Gregoire and Jessica de Lassus.

– Why are they on a Fidesco mission?

– What are they doing in Benin, Africa?

– What can you do yourself for the poor?

Register today via and receive the link for this Teams meeting.

Fidesco at work

After gathering 87 volunteers for final training in July, Drew, Nora & Ghislain have been able to procure their visas and get to work in their misison countries. Fidesco continue to battle the visa challenges to allow our partners the excellent help of our volunteers. One more American is waiting for her mission to begin. Thank you for your continued support.

Pope Francis meets Fidesco

As part of our 40 year anniversary that Fidesco is currently celebrating, Pope Francis invited members for a private audience on March 20, 2021. Here is the link to this unique moment: