Service Immersion Programs

Upcoming Service Immersion programs that give students the opportunity to practice the Franciscan value of showing compassion on a global scale.


Italy: Tuesday, July 7, 2015 to Thursday, July 16, 2015

We invite you to our 10th Italian Cultural Immersion Experience at Pieve International School in Corciano, Italy. This program is open to adults world-wide. The intent is to immerse ourselves in the Franciscan culture of Umbria, and to further our global awareness and competence. Visits to Assisi, Perugia, Florence, Cortona, Nestle Chocolate factory, Orvieto, Deruta, and other serendipitous opportunities are included. This program offers a balance of sightseeing, reflection, personal growth, and a sense of community as we come to know one another across countries, and begin to see the world from a different and richer perspective. 

The program includes a variety of experiences influenced by the interests of the participants and the many personal connections f our hosts. Visits to Franciscan sites, sustainable businesses, the University of Perugia, Umbria Jazz Festival, etc., all serve to develop relationships and cross-cultural learning, which help us understand common and disparate issues within our global environment.

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