Category: Letters from the Executive Director

Creative Visibility

In my August “How Can I Help?” letter, I noted some questions CVN is asking about better supporting the network… Read more »

What Do We Do?

“What do I do?” and “What do we do?” are questions you may be asking now.  The desire to respond… Read more »


My sad is not your sad. My angry is not your angry. My story is not your story. But we… Read more »

Expansive Advocacy

“We don’t help others because they are Catholic; we help them because we are.” This Catholic Charities principle helps me… Read more »

Joyfully Exhausted

A Letter from the Executive Director My head is too tired to come up with anything very creative for this letter. But… Read more »

Holiness is Not a Strategy

A Letter from the Executive Director “Holiness is not a strategy. Structures prevent bad things.” This comment was made last week by a Catholic leader during the Catholic Partnership… Read more »


A Letter from the Executive Director Catholic Volunteer Network strives to honor community by cultivating spaces, relationships, and supports that… Read more »

Unusual Kindness

A Letter from the Executive Director January 18-25 is the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The text chosen… Read more »