Through my work as a compañerx I have also noticed how the smallest act of caritas such as listening to someone’s concerns on the phone, gives them peace of mind and allows them to move forward.
“Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action.” Saint Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa) The month of February is often known as the month of love, having Valentine’s Day at the heart of the month; but, there is so much more to […]
Picture this: ten years from now a group of friends is getting back together for a reunion. They begin to share stories of what they did right after college. Some talk about the first “grown-up”jobs while others talk about moving back in with their parents, and still others talk about changing careers or different paths […]
In our latest blog post, Dominican Volunteer Lacey Green shares how her year as a DV has influenced who she is and who she strives to become. Lacey serves at the Darst Center, an educational center with a focus on social justice issues in Chicago Illinois.I’m not Catholic. I have been learning about Catholic traditions […]
In our most recent blog post, 2014- 15 Dominican Volunteer Juan Miguel Alvarez reflects on his recent trip to the Vatican to witness the canonization of Archbishop Oscar Romero. Juan Miguel also tells of his spiritual encounter with Pope Francis and how both men continue to shape his faith journey.1. What was it like to […]
In our latest blog post, Dominican Volunteer Rosanna Fiasche shares how she is discovering herself and her ministry and community. Rosie serves as a counselor at Immaculate Conception Academy Cristo Rey High School in San Francisco California.Hello Everyone!Six months ago or so, I made the decision to leave my family in Chicago to travel halfway […]