Month: July 2015

A Year of Miracles in Detroit

By Rich Samartino, Story Contest WinnerMercy Volunteer Corps VolunteerDetroit, MI I tell people all the time that miracles happen. Some unexplained force comes into a situation and changes it in ways that people never could have imagined, often with positive, inspiring or beautiful results. Though some people react skeptically to the possibility of miracles occurring, I believe… Read more »

Just Listen

By Meghan KruegerBon Secours VolunteerBaltimore, MD Serving with Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry in Baltimore: “My Quest to B-more”.  This was my mantra as I prepared to begin my year of service, and my prior assumption of how justice is attained. I moved to West Baltimore with high hopes of affecting change in this community; an… Read more »

A dream come true

By Addie Crossen SSJ Mission Corps volunteer St. Mary-by-the-Sea in Cape May, NJ When I first heard of the Summer SSJ Mission Corps Program, it sounded like a dream come true. How could it not? Spending 6 weeks in Cape May, one of the most beautiful places on earth, volunteering – one of my favorite… Read more »