Entries by Erin Canning

Gracias a Dios: Language Barriers and Solidarity

“If English is their second language,” I thought, “how many times have they been through this same thing? How much more frustrating and unfavorable are language barriers for them than they are for me?”

Erin Canning

Erin Canning is a Jesuit Volunteer in Los Angeles, serving as a Youth Minister at Dolores Mission Parish. She’s a graduate of St. Louis University in Biomedical Engineering and hails from the Chicago area.

Just Skip the First Two Steps

“So to have both a JV community like Casa Ita Ford and a work community like Dolores Mission that are supportive and challenging, life-giving and joy-filled – well, that’s just a straight-up miracle.”

Erin Canning

Erin Canning is a Jesuit Volunteer in Los Angeles, serving as a Youth Minister at Dolores Mission Parish. She’s a graduate of St. Louis University in Biomedical Engineering and hails from the Chicago area.