Blog Posts for "Vocation"

Wallah!!!

20160819 164121 Wallah!!! We made it to the Mountain!!!! Montana a.k.a Big Sky Country. It's a place to be for a dreamer like me. Ever since looking up my ticket price to Milwaukee for Orientation I've received nothing but love and hospitality whether it be from the friars, the community, or my fellow volunteers. Although, for a second I didn't know if I was gonna make it to the Montana. I had...

Moving In and Crow Fair

Img 0056 Wow! It’s been a crazy few weeks since orientation in Milwaukee ended; it almost feels like a lifetime ago since we headed out for Montana. We survived our two-day drive out to Ashland, thanks to Romanne’s story telling and music selections, as well as the generosity of my aunt for hosting us between driving days. It was my first road trip without cruise control, so I was quite relieved when we...

Not Just in Flint

4thumb Many of you have probably heard of the recent issues in Flint, Michigan with the lead and copper poisoning that has been infiltrated in their water systems since April 2014. It is still a problem today, though thankfully the issue is being addressed and steps have been taken to not only test children for lead poisoning, but to give the people of Flint clean drinking water once again. Being from Michigan, this really hit home for...
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Reflection on Love

3thumb I think it is incredibly fitting that the theme of our Second reading today from 1 Corinthians 13 is about the greatest virtue: love. Prior to beginning my time of service , during my orientation in Milwaukee in August of 2014, each volunteer chose a word, a value or virtue, to fully commit to and embody throughout his or her service experience. And the word I chose was LOVE. Now, I don’t believe it this reading today...

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