Contemplations on Service & Spirituality

A Momentous Year for IVC by Mary McGinnity, President/CEO

A new IVC year has begun, an occurrence that never fails to fill me with hope and optimism! In the past year, we continued to grow and expand the IVC community; our region directors welcomed 204 new members to the service corps, helping us break above pre-pandemic...

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Identity, A Lifelong Journey

When we think of our identity, it likely brings up very personal, specific feelings. Identity is a word we use to define the core of who we are, the values we espouse, and the traits we wish to embody. Our identity is unique to each of us. But give the concept more...

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Invisible Words – An Exercise in Empathy

Sometimes we see something often enough, even a sight that carries immense pain and suffering, that we begin to become numb to it. We let our minds wander; we tune it out. It's not our proudest moment, but it's not intentionally cruel. It's a symptom of the...

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Walking Through Life with Ignatius

God calls us in different ways at different times in our lives. Our relationship with God changes as we mature and our spirituality draws on our wisdom and experience. How do we discern God’s call as we age? How do we grow from being children of God into becoming women and men for others? Join us for a conversation exploring the spirituality of aging and how we can deepen our experience through prayer and service in the Ignatian tradition.

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Look Deeper and See Beyond the Illusions

Through the global reach of Catholic Women Preach, IVC President and CEO, Mary McGinnity challenges us on this Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time to look at and address our own suffering and the sufferings of others Look deeper, see beneath illusions and act with...

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Helping Show the Way to God

Some 20 years ago, a sense of spiritual restlessness called Paddi Amador to attend a Jesuit retreat. Since then, Ignatian Spirituality has animated her life, her work, and her faith. Paddi serves as a “spiritual reflector” for the Service Corps Members (SCMs) in IVC’s...

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