Experience Making a Difference

Experience Making a Difference

IVC Stories

Making a Difference at Caroline Center

“Caroline Center’s mission is to empower each woman to reach the fullness of her potential so that she can create a future of hope for herself and her family.” Robbie Sabin LOVES teaching math. A former computer science professor at Loyola Maryland, she has continued...

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at The Caroline Center…

at The Caroline Center…

This testimony is a presentation made by Ignatian Volunteer Robbie Sabin at IVC Baltimore’s Advent Evening of Joyful Anticipation. Good evening, my name is Robbie Sabin. I am an Ignatian Volunteer in my second year of service. This year I am teaching math to women at...

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Following Dorothy Day to a Life of Faith and Service

Following Dorothy Day to a Life of Faith and Service

Dr. Joe Sclafani wasn’t motivated by faith when he moved to Malawi in 2014 to help improve the health of poor women in the developing county. Mostly he went for pragmatic reasons: to broaden his use and understanding of his obstetrics/gynecology specialty outside the...

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Curing the Sick and Healing the Hopeless

Curing the Sick and Healing the Hopeless

Dr. James Goedert retired from a 36-year career looking for ways to defeat the deadliest diseases of our time. As an IVC volunteer, he is still working to save lives, especially those suffering from poverty and mental illness.

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Welcoming Strangers from the Sea

Welcoming Strangers from the Sea

Rosemary Chang is fluent in the salty vernacular of those who travel the high seas. They’re not sailors, she instructs, they’re seafarers. And it’s not captain of the ship — it’s master of the ship. They’re oilers, fitters, ship engineers, shipmates.  She has come to...

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Welcoming Strangers from the Sea

Welcoming Strangers from the Sea

Rosemary Chang is fluent in the salty vernacular of those who travel the high seas. They’re not sailors, she instructs, they’re seafarers. And it’s not captain of the ship — it’s master of the ship. They’re oilers, fitters, ship engineers, shipmates.  She has come to...

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