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January 19, 2024
This chilly January, we remember a reflection from a special snowy service that happened in our BSVM 2018-2019 year of service and spiritual formation. Mara Scarbrough (BSVM 2018-2019) served in…
December 15, 2023
Spotlight on a BSVM alum, Abbi Cerezo (’16-’17)! Listen to her interview (from 2021) with former BSVM Recruiter (and BSVM alum), Paula Hastings (BSVM '18-’19) while Abbi was in her…
November 17, 2023
BSVM is highlighting different alumni in our recurring series, listening to the ways in which they are living into the charism and mission of the Sisters of Bon Secours years…
October 13, 2023
We asked BSVM alumni about what drew them to BSVM and what discerning applicants might learn as they imagine a year of spiritual formation and service with Bon Secours Volunteer…
September 15, 2023
In this recurring series, BSVM is highlighting different alumni who share the ways in which they are living into the charism and mission of the Sisters of Bon Secours years…
August 18, 2023
At the end of a year of service and spiritual formation, one of the final reflective practices is for Ministry Volunteers to sit with some prompting questions and write a…
July 14, 2023
In a new recurring series, BSVM is highlighting different alumni who will share the ways in which they are living into the charism and mission of the Sisters of Bon…
June 23, 2023
BSVM has three spiritual retreats in a given year, and they're hosted at the Bon Secours Retreat and Conference Center in Marriottsville, MD. Many of the Sisters of Bon Secours,…
May 26, 2023
In a year of service and spiritual formation, Ministry Volunteers and BSVM staff meet weekly to discuss common texts (from books, articles, podcasts, documentaries, etc.) that weave together topics related…
April 8, 2023
Throughout a BSVM year, we pay attention to the liturgical calendar, allowing the ancient rhythms to help us re-center, re-align, and restore right relationships between ourselves and God, and between…