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Official Announcement of Kelly Bourke as the New JVC Executive Director

It is with great enthusiasm that we announce Kelly Bourke as the new Executive Director for Jesuit Volunteers Canada! Kelly comes to JVC with a wealth of experience and knowledge in youth and young adult ministry. After completing her Master...

We’re Hiring! – Office Administrator for JVC

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We’re looking to hire a part time Office Administrator for JVC. If you are a well organized, person with experience in maintaining books with a heart for faith and justice, this may be the job for you! Click here to...

Solidarity Sunday & Share Lent

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Development and Peace—Caritas Canada. Each season of Lent we are called to pray, fast and give alms.  Since 1967,  fifty years ago, Catholics have been giving their Lenten alms to what is well...

Community

By Krista Bowman It is Ash Wednesday, and we are gathered together in the living room, talking about faith and life, snuggly under blankets, wrapped up in warmth. Indeed, there is a spirit of love and gladness that warms our...

Salt and Light

5th Sun A Bulletin Reflection  (Matt 5:13-16) “You are salt of the earth…You are light of the world”. Jesus uses salt and light to describe his followers’ presence in the world.  He does not call them gold or silver or precious...

Leaning In

Leaning In By Krista Bowman, Jesuit Volunteer If there is anything that I have learned over this past year, it is that life does not always go according to plan. For all the efforts we put into preparation for next...

4th Sunday of Advent Reflection

4th Sun Adv A 18 Dec 2016 We are told how the birth of Jesus happened. Mary was engaged to Joseph. Mary conceives Jesus and Joseph is not the biological father. Gabriel, the angel, tells Mary that she is with...

To The Last Drop

   To the Last Drop  by Louis French It’s radical living to give of one’s substance rather than out of excess. The poor woman who gives two (monetarily) worthless coins. She is more highly praised than the richest who give...

An Advent Reflection

Advent can play a silent but loud role in our lives…  Today we start a new year.  We begin with the season of Advent, a season that invites us to prepare for Christmas:   §  the arrival of God, Christ, into the...

Some Days

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by Krista Some days, I spend a great deal of time thinking about how much I am longing for something else, some idealized version of the future where I have that one thing that would finally make my life complete....