Mercy Camp, Mission Mercy and St. Francis Inn Registration is now OPEN!
A Social Justice Camp for Middle School
Led by our High School Youth
Week 1: June 12 – 16 (FULL for Campers & Team Members)
Week 2: July 10 – 14 (FULL for Campers)
Our popular Mercy Camp gives our youth an understanding and appreciation of the Corporal Works of Mercy. By engaging in small and large group activities, prayer, discussion, community outreach and lots of fun, our youth are drawn into fuller participation in the life and work of the Church. Youth will partner some of our parish ministries and other community ministries.
Campers: Rising, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th graders (Maximum: 42 campers)
Team Members: Rising 10th graders thru Rising College Freshmen (Maximum: 18) *must have participated in Mercy Camp before
Open to Rising 10th Grade
Through Rising College Freshman
July 24 – 28
Following our Franciscan tradition of serving others, teens will have the opportunity to take part in daily service projects, have meaningful prayer experiences, and spend time growing in love lived in service. This weeklong onsite overnight experience will allow teens to dive deeper in their faith by witnessing and working side by side with those who face daily challenges.
Maximum number of campers: 15
ST. FRANCIS INN SERVICE TRIP
Open to Rising 11th Grade
through Rising College Freshmen
St. Francis Inn, a ministry of Holy Name Province, is a community composed of religious and lay people called to minister with the Franciscan spirit to the poor, homeless, alienated, and forgotten of inner city Philadelphia. Spend a week at the St. Francis Inn ministering with the staff, helping to provide basic needs of food, clothing, shelter and realization of self-dignity to those whom they serve. The Inn ministers through a soup kitchen, thrift store, men’s shelter and women’s day center.
Maximum number of participants: 5