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The Lay Warrior

Editor’s Note: Current DC Service Corps volunteer Amy Brandt reflects on what it means to be a lay woman in the Catholic Church. I have always perceived the title “laity” as a description of what I’m not. I’m not a priest or a vowed religious. While both are true, this definition does not capture the…

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Recommiting to a Life-Long Mission

Mission does not end with a flight back to the U.S. It does not end with the completion of a term of service or a year of volunteering.  Every three years, our returned missioners from across the country gather in Colorado for three days to reflect on this fact. This weekend, our retreat centers around…

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