Category: Advent

Christmas is Joy – Christmas Day Reflection

In this annual series, current and former volunteers reflect on the Advent Gospels and the Four Pillars of Faith-Based Service: Social Justice, Simplicity, Community and Spirituality. Presented by Catholic Apostolate Center and Catholic Volunteer Network. Christmas Day Reflection by Catholic Apostolate Center & Catholic Volunteer Network “And the word became flesh and made his dwelling… Read more »

Do Not be Afraid – Advent Reflection

In this annual series, current and former volunteers reflect on the Advent Gospels and the Four Pillars of Faith-Based Service: Social Justice, Simplicity, Community and Spirituality. Presented by Catholic Apostolate Center and Catholic Volunteer Network. Fourth Sunday of Advent Reflection by Marina Jerry, Franciscan Mission Service “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid…” Matthew… Read more »

Sharing in the Good News – Advent Reflection

In this annual series, current and former volunteers reflect on the Advent Gospels and the Four Pillars of Faith-Based Service: Social Justice, Simplicity, Community and Spirituality. Presented by Catholic Apostolate Center and Catholic Volunteer Network. Third Sunday of Advent Reflection by Miguel Petrosky, Sojourners Fellowship Program “Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of you;… Read more »

Living Boldly – Advent Reflection

In this annual series, current and former volunteers reflect on the Advent Gospels and the Four Pillars of Faith-Based Service: Social Justice, Simplicity, Community and Spirituality. Presented by Catholic Apostolate Center and Catholic Volunteer Network. Second Sunday of Advent Reflection by Ben Cox, Sojourners Fellowship Program “I am not worthy to carry his sandals…” –… Read more »

A More Just World – Advent Reflection

In this annual series, current and former volunteers reflect on the Advent Gospels and the Four Pillars of Faith-Based Service: Social Justice, Simplicity, Community and Spirituality. First Sunday of Advent Reflection by Brianna Ledsome, Current Jesuit Volunteer “Come, let us climb the LORD’s mountain…” – Isaiah 2:1-5 Gospel Reflection: The first time I really listened… Read more »

Staying Awake – Advent Reflection

In this annual series, current and former volunteers reflect on the Advent Gospels and the Four Pillars of Faith-Based Service: Social Justice, Simplicity, Community and Spirituality. Presented by Catholic Apostolate Center and Catholic Volunteer Network. First Sunday of Advent Reflection by Mike McCormick, Former Augustinian Volunteer & Current Catholic Volunteer Network Staff “At an hour… Read more »

“Glad Tidings” – Christmas Day Reflection

In this annual series, current and former volunteers reflect on the Advent Gospels and the Four Pillars of Faith-Based Service: Social Justice, Simplicity, Community and Spirituality. Presented by Catholic Apostolate Center and Catholic Volunteer Network. *** Christmas Day Reflection, By Monica Thom Konschnik, Catholic Apostolate Center, Catholic Volunteer Network Board of Directors “How beautiful upon the mountains are the… Read more »

“Sharing God’s Joy” – Fourth Sunday of Advent Reflection

In this annual series, current and former volunteers reflect on the Advent Gospels and the Four Pillars of Faith-Based Service: Social Justice, Simplicity, Community and Spirituality. Presented by Catholic Apostolate Center and Catholic Volunteer Network. *** Fourth Sunday of Advent Reflection, by Liz Fairchild, Holy Family Service Corps “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your… Read more »

“Go the Extra Mile” – Fourth Sunday of Advent Reflection

In this annual series, current and former volunteers reflect on the Advent Gospels and the Four Pillars of Faith-Based Service: Social Justice, Simplicity, Community and Spirituality. Presented by Catholic Apostolate Center and Catholic Volunteer Network. *** Fourth Sunday of Advent Reflection, by Benita Owusuaa Amoako, St. Joseph Worker “Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste…”… Read more »

“Natural Gifts” – Third Sunday of Advent Reflection

In this annual series, current and former volunteers reflect on the Advent Gospels and the Four Pillars of Faith-Based Service: Social Justice, Simplicity, Community and Spirituality. Presented by Catholic Apostolate Center and Catholic Volunteer Network. *** Second Sunday of Advent Reflection, by Melissa Cedillo, Loretto Volunteers “I am not worthy to loosen the thongs of his sandals.” – Luke… Read more »