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“Act Justly, love tenderly, and walk humbly with your God.”

—Micah 6:8

Class of 2012

ENGAGED IN POSTGRADUATE SERVICE

 

ALLIANCE FOR CATHOLIC EDUCATION (ACE)

ACE offers college graduates the opportunity to serve as teachers in under-resourced Catholic schools, attain a Master of Education degree at the University of Notre Dame, and develop spiritually in the context of community.

Ruby Amezquita
Brian Argus
Natalie Baldasare
Nicholas Brandt
Michael Byrnes
Elizabeth Chaten
Matthew Cirillo
Ryan Costello

Christina Coughlin
Kevin De La Montaigne
Andrea Drayton

Tara Duffy
Andrew Dupont
Carolyn Garcia
Kathryn Gerbich
Phil Gonzalez
Rachel Hamilton
Tyler Harmsen
Matthew Hawk
Brianna Hohman
Stephanie House
Danny Jackson
Trevor Jackson
Sarah Kennedy

Stephen LaBrecque
Ashley Logsdon
Maria Lynch

Michael McLane
Jaime Montes
Stephanie Mueth
Stephanie Perez
Samantha Reich

Catie Santos de la Rosa

Mitch Speer
Joseph VanderZee
Erica Vesnaver

AMATE HOUSE

Amate House works to extend the social mission of the Catholic Church through support and development of persons grounded in faith, dedicated to service, and committed to promoting a more just and loving society through teaching, nursing, legal aid, and other services.

Mary McAllister
Laura Nash
Chris Wynkoop

AMERICORPS

AmeriCorps supports a wide variety of programs at the state, national, and community level focused on strengthening communities, responding to critical needs, and bringing individuals and agencies out of poverty.

Kelly Davis
David Hurley

BON SECOURS

VOLUNTEER MINISTRY

Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry, sponsored by the Sisters of Bon Secours, provides the opportunity for women and men to participate in the Sisters’ commitment to justice in radical solidarity with the poor, the suffering, and those most in need.

Kyle Obendorf

BRETHREN VOLUNTEER SERVICE (BVS)

Through BVS, people give their time and skills to help a world in need. Volunteers work at issues greater than themselves as part of the on-going work to advocate for justice, work for peace, serve human need, and care for creation.

Sarah Philbin

CITY YEAR

City Year corps members serve as tutors, mentors, and role models to help students stay on track–and get back on track–to graduate.

Patrick Gill
Rocky Stroud

COLORADO VINCENTIAN VOLUNTEERS (CVV)

CVV is a community of faith and action that responds to the Gospel call in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul. They are young men and women who serve Denver’s poor, elderly, homeless, developmentally disabled, and troubled youth.

Christina Konkey

CONGREGATION

OF HOLY CROSS

The ministry of Catholic priests of the Congregation of Holy Cross is service to the people of God through the sacraments as well as through ministry in Education, parish work, and missions.

Christopher Brennan
John Heid

Brian Kennedy

Kevin McKenzie

DOMINICAN

VOLUNTEERS USA

DVUSA is an exciting and challenging experience for mission-driven women and men who have a desire to serve in diverse multicultural and inter-generational set- tings. For many, the DVUSA experience is the beginning of a life-long commitment to working for justice and peace.

Erin Hallagan

ECHO: FAITH FORMATION LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Echo is a dynamic two-year experience of service and apprenticeship that Prepares tomorrow’s leaders in faith formation. Participants in Echo have the opportunity to engage in ongoing academic, professional-ministerial, communal, and spiritual formation while serving at a parish in one of their partner dioceses.

Shannon Chisholm
Stephen Sheridan

ENVIRONMENT CALIFORNIA

Environment California is an organization that believes there’s something worth protecting and preserving for future generations. Defending the environment requires independent research, tough-minded advocacy, and spirited grassroots action.

Erik Helgesen

FARM OF THE CHILD (FINCA DEL NINO)

The Finca is a faith-based orphanage, Catholic school, medical clinic, and community outreach program dedicated to serving the marginalized children of Honduras so that they may become productive members of Honduran society.

Kevin Mader

FLOATING DOCTORS

The Floating Doctors' mission is to reduce the present and future burden of disease in the developing world, and to promote improvements in healthcare delivery worldwide.

Rosabelle Conover

FULBRIGHT PROGRAM

The Fulbright Program is
the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide.

Nhu Phan

HOLY CROSS MINISTRIES

The Sisters of Holy Cross lead a diverse group of people who celebrate and support the self-worth of all people. Each person brings a unique perspective and expertise to the effort to end the cycle of violence, poverty, and lack of education that affects so many women and their families.

Susan Esquivel

 

 

 

HOLY CROSS OVERSEAS LAY MINISTRY PROGRAM

Holy Cross Overseas Lay Ministry offers recent graduates the opportunity for experiential learning in an international setting among the poor in Chile and Uganda and introduces them to the international mission and spirituality of the Congregation of Holy Cross.

Gregory Woods

(ICTC) INNER-CITY TEACHING CORPS

ICTC volunteers live in simple community and focus on empowering under-served children through education and making a difference in the lives of the children they serve.

Alexandra Karamol

Sheila Keefe

(IPM) INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS IN MISSION

IPM partners with community-based organizations around the world that serve the needs of children, women, and youth. They provide opportunities that are personal and effective, engaging directly with partners from across the globe.

Stephanie Pedicini

JESUIT ALUMNI

VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

The Jesuit Alumni Volunteer Program connects men and women who wish to serve as educators in a low-income community. Volunteers aim to grow spiritually, emotionally, and intellectually through their work and dedication to living in a faith-based community.

Daniel Barrera

JESUIT VOLUNTEER CORPS (JVC)

JVC volunteers serve in inner-city as well as rural environments, both domestically and  internationally, working to meet the needs of the marginalized in promoting social justice and sustainablilty.

Anne Boyle
Erin Gibson
Helen Miller
Casey Quinlan
James Redden
Gabrielle Rex
Kaitlyn Uhl

Monica VanBladel
Veronica Vos

Joshua Zielinski

LALANNE

Lalanne teachers live together in intentional Christian community as they pursue educational, professional, and spiritual development to teach in under-resourced Catholic schools.

Audrey Lawless

L’ARCHE

In L’Arche communities, volunteers are paired with people with disabilities to live and work together in order to give both persons a valid place in society and be a sign of hope in a divided world.

Melissa Regan

LASALLIAN VOLUNTEERS

Lasallian Volunteers respond creatively to the educational needs of the poor and live in tight community to foster a rich service experience.

Kenenna Amuzie
Jennifer Coe
Maria Serakos

LU CHOICE

A program for highly motivated, enthusiastic, and talented persons, LU CHOICE serves the needs of under-resourced Catholic elementary schools in and around Chicago as teachers who live in close faith-based communities.

Thomas Kostielney

(LVC) LUTHERAN VOLUNTEER CORPS

LVC unites volunteers with organizations and ministries to work for peace with justice across the nation. Volunteers live together in intentional household communities to encourage simple, sustainable living.

Maureen McQuilkin

Allison Vos

MERCY VOLUNTEER CORPS

With the Sisters of Mercy, volunteers serve the econom- ically poor or marginalized. Volunteers cultivate mercy and justice in the world by embracing compassionate service, social justice, spiri- tuality, and a simple lifestyle in community.

Allison Steiner

MERCY WORKS

MercyWorks is a faith-based program where volunteers work with the children at Mercy Home, gaining professional experience as well as spiritual, personal, and communal growth.

Kelsey Clemson

NOTRE DAME CAMPUS MINISTRY INTERNSHIP

Campus Ministry employs interns’ first-hand Knowledge of Notre Dame undergraduate life for implementing and improv- ing Campus Ministry work and provides growth opportunities through working with staff and living in prayerful community.

Mary Atwood
Scott Boyle
Katherine Klee

NUESROS PEQUENOS HERMANOS (NPH)

NPH (“Our Little Brothers and Sisters”) is a network of homes in Latin America and the Caribbean dedicated to improving the lives of orphaned, abandoned, and disadvantaged children.

Kelly Colas
Graham Sullivan

OPEN ARMS HOME

FOR CHILDREN

Open Arms Home for Children is an established organization in South Africa that provides love and security to children orphaned by the AIDS pandemic in South Africa.

Margaret Adams
Anne Huntington
Kevin Rahill

PARACLETE ACADEMY

The Paraclete Foundation provides a rich, successful, educational enrichment program in South Boston that erases educational disparity, providing otherwise at-risk children targeted and highly effective academic experiences.

Anne Maddens

PASSIONIST VOLUNTEERS INTERNATIONAL

Passionist volunteers use their unique gifts, talents, and experience to accompany the poor and suffering. Volunteers dedicate themselves in service to the rural poor of Jamaica, West Indies.

Tania Mathurin
Thomas Neuner

PEACE CORPS

Peace Corps volunteers work to build better lives and serve their country in the cause of peace, train the people of other countries, and promote a better understanding of Americans.

Marilyn Blasingame
Kacey Gergely
Jacob Mangum
Katherine Murdza
Veronica Stafford
Sara Teising

PRECIOUS BLOOD

VOLUNTEERS

The Precious Blood Volunteers strive to participate in the spirituality and charisms of the community through study, prayer, and ministry.

Jason G’Sell

 

REFUGEE STUDIES

CENTRE (RSC)

RSC builds knowledge and understanding of the causes and effects of forced migration in order to help improve the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable people through research, teaching, and dissemination.

Patrick McCormick

RISING STAR OUTREACH

Rising Star Outreach seeks to help the leprosy colonies of India become thriving, self-sufficient communities through education, medical clinics, and micro-lending.

Daniel Kong

ROBINSON COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER

The Robinson Community Learning Center welcomes community and Notre Dame partners that strengthen the Northeast Neighborhood of South Bend through relation- ship building and educational opportunities.

Shannon Brown

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL

SERVICE ADMINISTRATION, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO (SSA)

SSA challenges students to dig deeper to understand the root causes and human costs of social inequity. SSA prepares social workers to use this knowledge to serve individuals, families, and communities in creating a better quality of life.

Erika Hansen

SISTERS OF MARY,

MOTHER OF THE EUCHARIST

The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucha- rist was founded to spread the witness of religious life through profession of the vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience, along with a contemplative emphasis on Eucharistic adoration and Marian devotion.

Laura Thelen

ST. MARTIN DE

PORRES ACADEMY

Saint Martin de Porres Academy is a faith-based middle school that provides a tuition-free education for underserved girls and boys. They believe in the dignity and worth of every person and strive to provide each child with a promising start in life.

Carly Anderson
Joshua Foster

ST. MICHAEL

INDIAN SCHOOL

St. Michael Indian School provides students from local Native American communities with a quality education that is rooted in Catholic values, is sensitive to Native heritage, teaches leadership skills, and enables students to contribute in a culturally diverse world.

Jessica Cozart
Andrew Kwasnieski

ST. PETER CLAVER
CATHOLIC WORKER

The St. Peter Claver Catholic Worker is a community of Catholics in South Bend, Indiana, inspired by the example of Dorothy Day. They feed and shelter the homeless, practice the works of mercy, and op- pose the works of war.

Regan McGann

TEACH BHRIDE /
HOUSE OF BRIGID

Teach Bhride (House of Brigid), is a lay volunteer com- munity dedicated to bringing the youth of Ireland back to full participation in the Catholic Church though catechesis, liturgy, and sacred song.

Nicholas Galasso
Emily Puscas
Nicole Storey

TEACH FOR

AMERICA (TFA)

TFA is committed to placing motivated graduates in urban and rural public schools to give more students the quality education they deserve as part of the movement to eliminate educational inequality.

Christine Affleck
Christopher Antonacci
Nick Burley
Cassandra Nicole
Burnham Garza
Christina Chavarin
Ricky Connell
Thomas Everett
Emily Franz
Kelly Gibson
Emily Gorman
David Grau
Carolyn Henderson
Luke Lennon
Ella Lozon
Allison Marchesani
Michaela McManus

Amanda Meza
Dina Montemarano
Siomha Moore
Mary Claire O’Donnell
Katie Petrik
Lauren Rasch
Molly Sammon
Brittany Scherer
Mary Siguler
Connor Skelly
Tati Spragins

TEACHING ASSISTANT PROGRAM IN

FRANCE (TAPIF)

TAPIF’s goal is to strengthen English-language instruction in France through a native speaker presence. The program also provides future teachers of French in the United States with excellent teaching experience and first- hand knowledge of French language and culture.

Philip McAndrews

THE HAITIAN PROJECT

The Haitian Project through Louverture Cleary School, its Catholic boarding school in Haiti, educates and nurtures academically talented and motivated students from the poorest Haitian families to maximize their potential and enable them to work toward building a Haiti where justice and peace thrive.

Lauren Lamore

TOM DOOLEY INTERNSHIP

The Tom Dooley Volunteer will gain experience in health ministry through the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, becoming familiar with the plights of the poor and the core values of unconditional service with respect for the dignity of all people.

Derek Escalante

URBAN CATHOLIC

TEACHER CORPS (UCTC)

UCTC is a program for teachers who wish to gain experience teaching in urban Catholic schools. UCTC offers professional experience and spiritual development while providing the Archdiocese of Boston with a source of trained educators committed to urban Catholic schools.

Kelly Meyer
Young Life
Katharine Callaghan

 

UNDECIDED
Natasha Bergstedt
Michael D’Netto
Caitlan Greubel
Katelyn Kelliher
Tomas Kenney
Karyn Knecht
Kristin Mannion
Emma Mean
Laura Miller
Roman Sanchez
Rebecca Sinclair
Curtis Tripp
Dominique Tunzi

 

 

 

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