Experience Making a Difference

Experience Making a Difference

Contemplations on Service & Spirituality

Imagine IVC

After almost two years of planning and preparation today, IVC is proud to launch
‘Imagine IVC,’ IVC’s formal Vision and Planning Process. We invite you to join us in co-creating a vision and plan for the future of IVC.

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Alphabet Soup: IVC and the UAPs

Needs exceed resources. That’s a fact of life. On a personal level, there’s never time enough to pursue every worthy activity, nor money enough to support every deserving charity. So, how do we decide?

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The Impact of IVC

Join us in making an immediate and tangible impact as we kick off our 29th program year in September!

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Mixing paint and prayer, local artist Jennifer Richard-Morrow creates a stunning portrait of St. Ignatius for Ignatian Volunteer Corps Albany

Icons, a style of liturgical painting commonly associated with the Orthodox Church and monasteries, are as unique as the “image writers” who produce them. Meet Iconographer Jennifer Richard-Morrow who this year brought her years of work as an artist and a student of icon paintings to deliver an icon for the local chapter of the Ignatian Volunteer Corp.

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IVC Continues to Unite our Members and Their Communities 

As the days get longer and the temperatures get warmer, the hopefulness of Spring energizes us, and the human desire to gather together also grows stronger. That need to connect has always been at the heart of Ignatian Volunteer Corps; it motivates our members to go out into their communities to serve and join together in spiritual reflection. Undoubtedly, that spirit of connection drew you to IVC initially and inspired you to continue your involvement today.

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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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