Archive for February 2019

Mission Youth Center Opens with Full Funding for Three Years

In November 2017, Casa Franciscana Mission staff went door-to-door to approximately 400 homes in four barrios (neighborhoods).  The goal was to identify the unmet needs in these communities. The lack of resources for those aged 12 to 18 years was lamented over and over.  As the result of a developed business plan and fundraising effort,…

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January 14th-19th Medical Mission

Each year the Casa Franciscana Mission provides a “portable” medical mission to the rural communities outside of Guaymas, MX.  The undertaking is a joint effort of Casa Franciscana staff, the Franciscan friars from the Province of Santa Barbara who are medical professionals, local volunteer physicians and dentist, countless other volunteers, the local Public Health Department…

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