Month: May 2011

Good Eats in Bolivia

Submitted by: Clare Lassiter, Franciscan Mission Service missioner, Cochabamba, Bolivia Bolivia is a unique country in that everyone here loves to eat. While walking the streets of Cochabamba, one can smell many delicious foods being cooked. The aroma of freshly baked bread wafts from pastry shops, inviting passers by to stop and purchase bread even if… Read more »

Too Blessed to be Stressed

By Jamarl D. Clark, AEAP Assistant Coordinator Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:5 is a scripture that is familiar to many, one that expresses how we, as human-beings, should never be because we should put all our trust into a higher power. Unfortunately, when… Read more »

Alumni Talk: Staying Connected

By Catherine Drennan, former Christian Brothers Lay Volunteer Program volunteer and Catholic Volunteer Network Recruiter Christian Appalachian Project Throughout your year of service, it’s impossible not to have continual communication with your community members, especially when you’re living in the same place and serving and learning together. Now that you’ve spent months getting to know… Read more »