Month: August 2011

Alumni Talk: Finding Joy After Service

By Jill Rauh, Outreach Coordinator at the USCCB Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development and Rostro de Cristo alum A Lasallian Volunteer works with students in the classroom. It’s that time of the year when many volunteers are ending their time of service and asking, “What is God calling me to do next?” If… Read more »

Spotlight on: Casa de Esperanza

By Alyssa Sickle, Executive Assistant and Events Coordinator Do you watch the TODAY Show while you eat breakfast or get ready for work in the morning? If you were watching on June 15th, you might have caught a special segment highlighting Casa de Esperanza, a Catholic Volunteer Network member program in in Houston. They had… Read more »

Learning to Trust

A reflection on this week’s readings. It’s been more than four years since I’ve returned home from my time as a Franciscan Mission Service missioner in Zambia. Many times since then I’ve been asked the same question “how did mission change you?” At first it was difficult to think of any part of me that… Read more »

Good Eats: André House of Hospitality

Submitted by: Elizabeth Diedrich, André House volunteer I have always enjoyed cooking and entertaining for friends and family. I enjoy finding new recipes, setting the table, and welcoming friends into my home. The laughter and conversation that happens when friends gather around a table and break bread together is truly a moment of grace. André… Read more »