Year: 2010

We Give Thanks!

Happy Thanksgiving from Catholic Volunteer Network! The Thanksgiving holiday reminds us to sit back and say thank you to those who have made an impact on our lives. And we at Catholic Volunteer Network have much to be grateful for! First we would like to give a big thanks to the thousands of volunteers currently… Read more »

Congratulations to Dr. David Suley – Recipient of the 2010 Mader Award

On October 29, 2010, Catholic Volunteer Network presented the Father George Mader Award to Dr. David Suley in honor of his efforts in supporting mission work. The award was given during the banquet for Mission Congress 2010, at the Albuquerque Marriott. David Suley holds a doctorate in ministry (with a focus on spirituality and justice)… Read more »

Mission Congress Speakers Create Portrait of Mission

Catholic Volunteer Network’s Executive Director, Jim Lindsay shares his thoughts about Mission Congress 2010. As I write, our staff has just returned from Albuquerque and Mission Congress 2010. The theme of the Congress, God’s Mission, Many Faces: A Portrait of U.S. Catholics in Mission, presented us with a challenge. What is the face of mission… Read more »

God’s Mission, Many Faces – Mission Congress Kicks Off Today!

This week Catholic Volunteer Network members have convened in Albuquerque, New Mexico for the 2010 Mission Congress. This four day conference is bringing together mission and service-minded individuals from all across the United States to share the rich and life-giving work we are engaged in. The theme for the Congress is “God’s Mission, Many Faces:… Read more »

Share Your Thoughts – Win a CVN T-Shirt!

Who doesn’t love a free t-shirt? You can get your very own Catholic Volunteer Network shirt by participating in our weekly giveaway contest! All you have to do to win is answer this week’s question on our Facebook page: “Who inspired you to consider faith-based, post-grad service?” Click here to go to our page Share… Read more »

Catholic Volunteer Network Coming to a Campus Near You!

This Fall will be a busy time for our Short-term Recruiters Catherine Drennan and Susannah Halsey, who joined our staff in mid-August. Currently they are making plans to visit over seventy different campuses, many of them new schools for Catholic Volunteer Network. That means if you are a current college student or volunteer recruiter you… Read more »


Welcome to our new blog! We are excited to begin sharing more about the great work being done within our Network of faith-based volunteer programs. Stay tuned to hear stories from volunteers in the field, updates on our latest projects and initiatives, and national news pieces on volunteerism. We welcome your comments and contributions.