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May 2010

Jacqui

Pentecost in Roma

This last Sunday many of us went to the Pantheon for Pentecost. Last year, when I was preparing my application for Rome, I met with a friend who had studied here a few years ago. One of the things that stood out to me was this Mass at the Pantheon. The morning of the Mass, I wanted (more than anything) to sleep in and go to an afternoon Mass. But I knew I had to go. I didn’t have much of a checklist for Rome, but if I did, this would be one of the items on the top of my list.
Christopher, a Notre Dame student studying with our program, wrote a beautiful entry for his personal blog about this mass, and I asked him to write a few words for this blog.
Again, enjoy!

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Jacqui

Kristen in Belgium

My roommate Kristen was able to travel to Belgium and then on to Lourdes, France. I asked her to share a bit of her experience with us.
She is a student from the University of Pittsburgh, and my roommate here in Rome. This blog was very helpful for her before studying with the University of St. Thomas. She wrote this:
“Thank you so much for this opportunity! As an “outsider,” I relied a lot on this blog to be able to learn more about the Bernardi program and to see what I was getting myself into. 😛 I’m glad I can provide a bit of my experience to share with others!
Christ’s peace,
Kristin

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Jacqui

Apostolic Outreach

One of the opportunities we have while studying in Rome with the Catholic Studies program is a chance to work with either the Little Sisters of the Poor, or the Missionaries of Charity. Emily, a student from the University of St. Catherine, is the person in charge of organizing our apostolic outreach service.
She wrote a little more about the work we do.

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