Month: February 2014

Everyday Grace

One of our recruiters reflected on his trip to New York City. By Mike Garcia CVN Recruiter Mike here giving you a warm hello from the Big Apple. I am here in New York City taking in the lights, the life the everyday graces I have experienced recruiting on the road. First of all I… Read more »

CVN AmeriCorps Member helped students dramatically improve reading comprehension

By Michael Capuran, Program Director at Dominican Volunteers USA Dominican Volunteers USA members show their AmeriPride Casa Juan Diego is a service site providing after-school activities in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago to keep youth off the street and out of gangs. Unlike many after school programs that have tremendous teachers but little parental involvement,… Read more »

Day of the “A”: “I believe in these students”

By William Brown, AmeriCorps Teacher at Cristo Rey Boston High School Will provides supplemental academic and behavioral support for struggling students. Fielding the go-to small talk question at social gatherings of “so what do you do for a living?” has yielded a breadth of fascinating conversations over the past year. Upon hearing that I am… Read more »

Reflecting With My Head in an Oven

Catholic Volunteer Network, in partnership with Catholic Extension, is hosting Days of Service and Reflection all across the country in the dioceses where our Campus Recruitment Associates serve. As these events take place, we will share reflections from students who participate. During the first event, held in South Carolina, fifteen students from seven campuses came… Read more »

Exploring Vocations on World Day for Consecrated Life

Communities of priests and religious have always served as an important part of the Catholic Volunteer Network family. Even from our earliest days, our volunteers have worked alongside and lived in community with priests, brothers, and sisters. We’ve maintained a common mission, which is to be a source of love and hope for the world,… Read more »