Category Archive for "Blog Posts"

The Better Part

By Louise French  It’s good to be back. I am a returning Jesuit Volunteer from last year’s program, here to make a new start in a familiar program. And yet so much is unfamiliar. We have a new house in...

We’re looking for a New Recruiter for JVC!

Lori Neale
Jesuit Volunteers Canada is now looking for a new Recruiter. If you are interested in joining an enthusiastic team and making a difference in young adult formation and service, this may be for you! Click here for more information. jvc-animator-recruiter-job-posting2016

Tongues of Fire

Lori Neale
Shake the dust. Rouse the sleeper! A new season is upon us. The winter months have passed. Spring is here, and the last few short months of the program are arriving. I am both looking back on what we have...

Vayigash: He Drew Near

Lori Neale
For this creative blog, we are going to wrestle with the words of Torah. For Rabbi ben Bag-Bag wrote, “Search in [the Torah] and search in it, since everything is in it. And in it should you look, and grow...

Portraits of Community

Our Jesuit Volunteers are proud to share their experiences through a variety of ways. The following creative blog entry is submitted by Erica Osko, a current JV living in Toronto. We got artistic this month at one of our community...

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas A JV Rendition By Louise French, Current JV   ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the flat Not a critter was stirring — except one big rat. All the laundry was hung by...

The JVC Advent Spirit

The spirit of Advent is upon us in the JVC household, and I am contemplating what Christmas will mean for me as a JV. This is my first Christmas away from my family, and I am separated from many of...

JVC Advent Newsletter

The JVC Advent Newsletter has been released! Read it by clicking on the image below.

Building Bridges with JVC and the Ignatian Family

By Joshua Smith, Current Jesuit Volunteer The Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice is an annual social justice event that brings together members of the Ignatian family so that they may learn, network, and advocate together. This year was the first...

The JV Playlist

Our Jesuit Volunteers are proud to share their experiences through a variety of ways. Is a playlist with reflections from two of our volunteers, Josh and Louise: Music is an important part of our JVC community. Between the three of...