July 5, 2010
Faith-based programs create a culture of service amid economic crisis.
The surprising rewards of detention ministry
Dr. Dianne Jean-Francois directs the work of the Catholic Medical Mission Board in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. A resident of Port of Prince, she recently visited Washington, D.C., to speak at the annual conference of the Global Health Council. While there she spoke by phone with Peter
Joseph Cosgrove's journey as a Catholic lawyer
Not everyone can spend a year or two as a full-time volunteer. That’s why some long-term faith-based volunteer programs have started offering new opportunities for those with only a week or a summer to spare. Though short-term programs are sometimes criticized as superficial fixes, Katherine H
A venerable New York institution closes its doors.
Placing the Blame Your editorial “Adrift in the Gulf” (6/21) is by far the best commentary I’ve read on the oil spill. I lived on the Texas coast for 20 years, working as a volunteer and professional with several coastal conservation organizations. I have lost count of how many acr