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Alumni Reflections and Advice on Post-Grad Service

Service 06.08.23

I have been able to see the face of Christ in my first, third, and fifth grade students everyday.  Whenever I walk across campus and pass a student they almost always run up and give me a big hug and ask when we will have class next. (And then they usually ask me if they’ve earned their five good behavior stickers to get a pencil next class—the kids go crazy for pencils).

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Faith/Mission 10.01.19

Hannah Klein,University of Dayton Alumni ('18) currently serving with Jesuit Volunteers, is at Akoyikoyi School in Chuuk, Micronesia, "I do not wish to be strange to you. I am not here to trample through your village or to prove myself, my country, or my language. I am here to be. "

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Faith/Mission 01.04.18

This morning, I received an encouragement from a dear friend to "be thankful for a God who keeps us guessing." What a hard thing to be thankful for, when I would much rather tell God what I want and have it appear as if I ordered it off a menu.

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I decided on a year of service for many reasons, one of them being that I don’t know what to do with my life yet. Who does, right? I’m still young, so why not throw caution to the wind, move across the country to a place I have never been, move in with people I have never met, live on a small stipend in one of the most expensive cities, and work in a field I have no experience with?

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Service 07.21.17

Grace Sinopoli has been serving through Sycamore House Service Corps in Harrisburg, PA. Her blog post from March truly demonstrates the Marianist spirit of community.

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More Alumni Voices

Tim Fasano volunteered with the Christian Appalachia Project.

Tina Stoltz's first year of volunteering sent her parents into a panic. It sent her deeper into the heart of mercy.


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