Category Archive for "Blog Posts"


Stepping into Simpler Shoes

By Louise French, Current Jesuit Volunteer What would happen if you walked for a year in a poor man’s shoes? We are about to find out. We are Louise French, Erica Osko, and Joshua Smith, the 2015-2016 Jesuit Volunteers of...

The World through the Lens of a Jesuit Volunteer

Our Jesuit Volunteers are proud to share their experiences through a variety of ways. Below is a series of images by JV Joshua Smith which highlight his first weeks in Toronto. Joshua asks us to contemplate: “Six stilled moments that...

Promote JVC Day!

We are inviting you to join Jesuit Volunteers Canada, JVC, on Sunday, October 4, 2015, in supporting PROMOTE JVC DAY. We ask each of you to tell people in your parishes, schools, apostolates, as well as your families and friends...

Meet the 2015-2016 JVs!

    Erica Osko Erica Osko is from Vegreville, Alberta, and just completed a degree at the University of Alberta. While there she studied English and Christian Theology. In her spare time Erica was also very active as a peer tutor...

On the Road (6) Blog by JV Andrea Carandang

It seemed like a long time ago since I left Toronto to spend most of my summer in Regina, working at Mother Teresa Middle School. Indeed, three months have come and gone and I soon will depart Regina to return...

On the Road (5) Blog by JV Andrea Carandang

I was first exposed to Jesuit spirituality in January of this year, when I attended the Days of Discernment in Toronto. I had desired to deepen my relationship with God and to determine how to discern his will for me,...

On the Road (4) Blog by JV Andrea Carandang

I am more than halfway through my stay in Regina and I could not be happier to be here. It has been a busy month and a half, but I have begun to form relationships with both the staff and...

On the Road (3) Blog by JV Andrea Carandang

For the past few months, the grades six and seven students have been listening to staff members and other guests share their stories – people, places, and events that have impacted and shaped their lives. Shortly after my arrival at...

On the Road (2) Blog by JV Andrea Carandang

The eight grade students at Mother Teresa went on a one-day retreat organized by staff from Campion College at the University of Regina and the school. It was a chance to get away from the busyness of the last month...

On the Road (1) Blog by JV Andrea Carandang

My name is Andrea Carandang and I am a student in the Concurrent Teaching Education Program at St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto. I am ecstatic to participate in the launch of the summer program in partnership with...