Vincentians of Wherever

Vincentians of Wherever: Jean Semler – Change a Life Uganda

Jean and Dave Semler launched a 501(c) 3 non-profit charity Change A Life Uganda (CALU) with a vision of educated, healthy, and empowered Ugandan children as agents of positive social and economic change.

To be a Vincentian is to Have a Purpose in Life

Being Vincentian is much more than a volunteer: it is a vocation. It is a purpose in life.

A Solid Foundation to Build From

Based on the practices ingrained during CVV I have a solid foundation to build from, a comfort level with introspection, vulnerability, and thoughtfulness..

Supporting Your Child In A Year Of Service

My daughter Linnea asked me to write a few thoughts about her time at VMC. What follows is my effort to share my point of view from a father’s perspective.

Not Every Group Says #IamVincent

Not Every Group Says #IamVincent Every group has its own past, present and future. Summertime (in the northern hemisphere) is a time when many young adults give their time in service. LeaderworX is one of those programs -- and dear to my heart -- with a storied past, a...

Blogging for Others

In a little blog called "The Known Soul" I encountered this. After the distractions fade away, what are we left with? What sorts of things have we glanced past while we run around all day long? It was one evening a few weeks ago that I looked outside, and saw the...

Vincentians of Wherever: Working for Peace

Vincentians of Wherever: Working for Peace

You'll find them everywhere: alumni of our many institutions. Our world exhibits a need for true change socially, economically, and politically. Innovative leaders can usher through progressive changes with the right programs and the right tools as the world continues...