Experience Making a Difference

Experience Making a Difference

Contemplations on Service & Spirituality

Meet Ignatian Volunteer Dan Persico

Ann Hodgson is a Spiritual Reflector for IVC Albany and is part of the team that plans the monthly prayerful gatherings for the IVC Albany community.  Ann and her husband, John, live in Guilderland and are parishioners of Christ the King Church. 

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Lenten Prayerful Resources

The story of Jesus’ transfiguration forms the basis for two proposals that Pope Francis asks us to consider in his 2023 Lenten Message, Lenten Penance and the Synodal Journey.  Pope Francis said that God commanded the disciples on Mount Tabor as they contemplate Jesus...

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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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