Challenges and Accomplishments

{From Gabriel, 2017 Recipient of +Fr. Patrick Mendola Memorial Scholarship} What has been your greatest accomplishment while being at TFC? My first accomplishment while being at TFC is I got enrolled in GED classes. I have currently passed 3/ 5 sections. I have also...

I needed a wake up call

My name is Peter, an Eagle Scout, and was adopted from Russia in 1996…I came to TFC because I was at a point in my life where I needed a wake up call. I needed to mature and learn how to become a responsible adult. TFC taught me ways to grow spiritually and mentally...

Getting my life back on track

I first heard of TFC roughly four years ago from a counselor from high school. At the time, my life was on a downhill slope towards disaster. My family was suffering a split in relationships. I was doing poorly in school and it seemed like I had no future. At first it...

I am on the right path

Being at TFC has helped me in more ways than anyone ever thought of. I have learned the right skills to be able to get a job…Staff have showed me the importance of school as I have brought 30 and 40 averages up to 80’s and 90’s and stopped sleeping in class as well as...

A life-changing place

The Franciscan Center is a life-changing place. So much knowledge I have gained upon my approach to life. TFC is a loving, caring, and educational environment…The steps to life that TFC teaches are so amazing, only because if you follow every step it really works and...

I had next to nothing

My name is Jonathan… since I’ve been at TFC. I have accomplished so much here, it blows my mind. Before I was here I had next to nothing. I didn’t have any idea what I was going to do with myself in the future. I didn’t know how to function in the adult world, and I...
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