You can also try your local diocesan directory to see what part-time help you may be able to offer.
There are usually plenty of retreats out there; you can look to websites such as Catholic Retreats to help you find one in an ideal location.
If you want a bit of company, don’t be afraid to look to your parish church and see if there are other like-minded singles who’d like to arrange a group retreat.
Summer vacations aren’t always as much fun as you’d like when you’re single, even if you find yourself surrounded by loving family.
You may go on vacation hoping for some peace and quiet after months of work at your office, but sometimes tranquility is the last thing you’ll find.
It’s a good idea not to take the bedroom next to your baby niece or nephew, who still isn’t sleeping through the night. Don’t let the fact that you are single mean that you have to be the odd man out.
There’s nothing stopping you from being the playful aunt or uncle full of great advice.
(An added bonus: looking further than the end of your nose can be one of the best anti-depressants.) The summer months provide an ideal opportunity to get involved in a project that will help you meet others who share your values and passions.
Whether it is simply joining a cooking class, or volunteering with a charity helping the homeless, there is something out there for you.
on TV, or to sit for hours in front of a video game with a bag of chips.
There are many organizations that need your talents to help change the world.
Of course you love them, but you’re not the only one responsible for caring for them during the summer.