Volunteers needed near to home or around the world

March 28, 2014, edition By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service Once people retire they soon realize that there is no shortage of volunteer possibilities. The chances to use one’s time or talent range from family baby-sitting requests to parish needs, neighborhood school opportunities and charity work — both large scale and local. Before seniors say yes…

Giving the gift of time

Thousands of volunteers bring Christmas cheer Dec. 20, 2013, edition By Sue Schulzetenberg-Gully For Mary Kuhn of Sacred Heart Parish in Glenwood, Christmas is about giving. “That’s what Christmas is,” she said. “The whole gift-giving [concept for Christmas] came from the birth of Christ. He was our greatest gift.” Giving, for her, is not just…