Category: News

Educating Campus Ministers – and the Press – About Faith-Based Service

In June, a cohort of ten individuals from CVN member programs attended the Catholic Campus Ministry Association’s (CCMA) “LAUNCH” training for new campus minsters at Seton Hall University in New Jersey. Their participation in the conference, made possible by a grant to CVN from the SC Ministry Foundation, was intended to facilitate learning and relationships that… Read more »

Catholic Volunteer Network Supports Serve America Together

For nearly 60 years, Catholic Volunteer Network has believed in the power of service to transform the world. Through service, we are able to connect with individuals and communities to address and resolve problems in lasting and efficient ways. We believe this work is something we are all called to; service is not reserved for… Read more »

Become a Grad School Partner with CVN!

Do you want to reach prospective students who have a heart for social justice, professional experience serving in a non-profit or local ministry, and a deep desire to continue learning and growing? Join Catholic Volunteer Network’s Graduate School Partnership! This year, more than 27,000 people of all ages and backgrounds are serving with CVN’s faith-based… Read more »

How to Get Serious about Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

  Catholic Volunteer Network staff is engaging in monthly discussions on diversity and racial justice matters as we journey towards becoming a more inclusive, just, and equitable organization. We encourage CVN members to join us in this process. This month we invite you to watch this TED Talk titled, “How to get serious about diversity… Read more »

Open Wide Our Hearts: How can we respond to the call to repentance and action?

  In November 2018, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops voted on and released “Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love” a new pastoral letter against racism. This is the first letter released since 1979’s “Brothers and Sisters Unto Us” and speaks more directly to historical acts of racism and oppression enacted against… Read more »

Creating a more just and diverse community

Catholic Volunteer Network Increases Commitment to Racial Justice and Diversity Work During the National Conference on Faith-Based Service last November, Catholic Volunteer Network shared a new statement on Racial Justice and Diversity. This statement was carefully developed by CVN’s Racial Justice and Diversity Committee over many months, and seeks to reflect our commitment to becoming… Read more »