Entries by PassionistVolunteers

Out of Many, “One People.” By: Amy Byrne

Last week Jamaica celebrated its national Labour Day (May 23rd). Not knowing differently, I assumed the island holiday would play out similarly to the American Labor Day I always knew: characterized by rest, cookouts, and time with family and friends. Both Jamaican and U.S. Labour/Labor Days recognize the working class for contributions made to overall […]

In Remembrance of Brook Lahr, PVI

Dear PVIs, Thursday, April 21st marks the third anniversary of death of Brooke Lahr, PVI Honduras, August 2010 – October 2011, a poignant memory for PVI.  While employed with Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos in Cuernavaca, Mexico, Brooke suffered a fatal vehicular accident while on holiday in Acapulco.   I’m thinking particularly these days of Mark and […]

“Mentors” by Ross Boyle

  I’ve never been good at starting blog posts. I have always found it to be a bit awkward. So instead of just getting right to it, allow me to tell a joke instead: What do you get when you cross a Jamaican and a ginger? So now that the intro is finished, allow me […]