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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:

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Final Call for 2021 Volunteers

Today is the day to submit your non-binding application for a 2021 departure on mission. Fidesco USA will host an invitation-only Discernment Weekend from April 9 to April 11, 2021. Attendance is mandatory for a 2021 departure. Send your questions to and we hope to hear from you!

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Fidesco Webinar

Fidesco Information Session offered FREE online Participants from all over the world who are discerning service with Fidesco are welcome! Date & time: February 23 @ 2:15 pm to 3:45 pm (EST) Topics: •What is Fidesco? •Discerning a departure •Q&A Register at:

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Why launch the South-North mission? In the past the mission had been the response to a call from the Universal Church which concerned people of all origins. Like in the past, now it is the volunteers of the South who leave their countries and their habits to put themselves at the service of others. They […]

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2020 Recap by Emeric Clair, Fidesco International

The year 2020 is coming to an end! It is an opportunity for Fidesco to remember all that we have experienced during this special year, marked by the ordeal of the pandemic. Through this letter, we wish to share with you the joys, the difficulties, the challenges taken up, the reasons for hope that have […]

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Jean & Florence in Madagascar

This young couple is with their baby working the Rural Farm School established by the Jesuit priests in the 1950s. Jean [John] and Florence bring their skills of management to the cheese producing sector and for the financial planning of this school.

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Next Departure: 2021

Fidesco USA is actively recruiting candidates for a 2021 departure. Use the non-binding application found at the Volunteering with Us tab to let us know of your interest in a Fidesco service mission.

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Fidesco Information Webinar

On June 10 at 2 pm (EST), there will be a Fidesco Information Webinar for people who are considering a departure with Fidesco and the webinar is open for people from all over the world! Register for this free webinar at: . You will receive a link before it begins.

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Covid – 19 Information

In this period of confinement linked to the global COVID-19 epidemic, all Fidesco employees remain mobilized in the service of volunteers in the field. Here are some answers to the questions you may be asking yourself. Are volunteers continuing their mission? All our volunteers have a contract with the French government. In consultation with the […]

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2020 Candidates Discernment

This invitation-only Discernment gathering will be held in France this July. Send in your application NOW so that you may be included in this time of discerning one’s call to work with the poor at a Fidesco project site abroad.

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