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  • Imagine spending a week in a place you have never been, with people you don’t know without your phone or laptop. In a world that is constantly connected, it is somewhat liberating but also terrifying to be socially detached. When I went on my spring...

    Simply Living in a not so Simple World

    Imagine spending a week in a place you have never been, with people you don’t know without your phone or laptop. In a world that is constantly connected, it is somewhat liberating but also terrifying to be socially detached. When I went on my spring...

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  • When someone hurts you, most of the time our initial reaction is anger. We get upset at the fact something bad happened to us because of another person’s action(s). Usually, if it was a complete stranger that hurt us it is easy to let go...

    Mercy & Forgiveness

    When someone hurts you, most of the time our initial reaction is anger. We get upset at the fact something bad happened to us because of another person’s action(s). Usually, if it was a complete stranger that hurt us it is easy to let go...

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  • This is the Philippines. It may not be the best or richest country in the world, but nonetheless, this is one of my homes on this planet. Even though I didn’t grow up here, I still claim this to be my home because it’s rich...

    Meet the Philippines: One of my Two Homes

    This is the Philippines. It may not be the best or richest country in the world, but nonetheless, this is one of my homes on this planet. Even though I didn’t grow up here, I still claim this to be my home because it’s rich...

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  • Albuquerque, NM – St. Martin’s Hospitality Center Ministry of presence with homeless guests in New Mexico Students will be interacting daily with men and women experiencing homelessness. There will be meetings with those who work on behalf of the poor. Students will spend their days...

    Ministry of Presence with Homeless Guests in New Mexico: Spring Break 2014

    Albuquerque, NM – St. Martin’s Hospitality Center Ministry of presence with homeless guests in New Mexico Students will be interacting daily with men and women experiencing homelessness. There will be meetings with those who work on behalf of the poor. Students will spend their days...

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  • Axtell, Nebraska – Mosaic Bethphage Village Many of the over 100 persons who live at Bethphage Village in our service have multiple disabilities and therefore are some of society’s most vulnerable. Individuals live in group home settings and the feel of community is palpable. The...

    Mosaic Bethphage Village: Spring Break 2014

    Axtell, Nebraska – Mosaic Bethphage Village Many of the over 100 persons who live at Bethphage Village in our service have multiple disabilities and therefore are some of society’s most vulnerable. Individuals live in group home settings and the feel of community is palpable. The...

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  • Chicago, IL – White Rose Catholic Worker House The White Rose Catholic Worker serves in a number of different communities locally, nationally, and internationally. Each day of the week volunteers take on a different issue of social concern and explore the alternatives that they are...

    White Rose Catholic Worker: Spring Break 2014

    Chicago, IL – White Rose Catholic Worker House The White Rose Catholic Worker serves in a number of different communities locally, nationally, and internationally. Each day of the week volunteers take on a different issue of social concern and explore the alternatives that they are...

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