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This summer has been all about change for me - graduating from university, moving to a new city, starting a new job, and just finding myself in a whole new environment. This was the perfect opportunity for a fresh start to my faith life. The last few months of university were certainly the most challenging months of my life. I found myself scrambling around for time to devote to my faith life and I felt trapped in a negative drama-filled environment that was just killing my faith. I was hurting deeply on the inside. It was at this moment when...

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Campus, CCO, Dustin Greenwald, Featured, Saskatchewan, University of Saskatchewan -

Hi I’m Dustin Greenwald. I grew up on a farm near Wilkie, SK in a family of 5 kids. I’m the second youngest. I went to school at the University of Saskatchewan and graduated with a Bachelor of Education in 2008. I started working for CCO the following fall and since then I have worked in our finance department in our national headquarters, the Ottawa U campus, and the University of Calgary. I came to understand the significance of my Catholic faith in 2007. I wanted peace and joy, and was tired of a life of disappointments. I was tired...

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Africa, Campus, Campus Life, Carleton, CCO, Community, Culture, Dennis Barry, Ghana -

This summer has been absolutely incredible for my relationship with God. In my community, I have been given the opportunity to take on more of a leadership role, which has led me to develop a different aspect of my faith. What I have realized in my new role is that while leading, you not only experience God working through you - which is an amazing feeling in itself - but you also witness God working through others. Witnessing this has not only reminded me of my adoration for these people, but it has also reminded me of how easy it...

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Campus, Campus Life, Carleton, CCO, Featured, Life, Student Leadership -

This summer, God has been providing for me in new ways.  I haven’t felt particularly close to Him in my prayers, but I’m in a good place in my life and I know I can see Him working in me; even if I don’t have any intense prayer experiences. I’m learning to relax more, even when I have things to do.  Although I’ve been taking a few classes, I still feel like I’ve been having a summer at the same time.  I’ve met up with friends, spent time with my family, and even read a few good books already.  School...

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Campus, CCO, Featured, Life, Saskatchewan -

Hello CCO Saskatoon! My name is Carissa Benavides. I recently graduated from UBC with a degree in Sociology. Before I make the move over to Saskatoon, I'll be spending my summer in Vancity working part-time at an infant daycare and at an elementary after-school program. I really love working with children and youth, and hope to continue to do so after doing my VINE year. I am so excited to meet each one of you, and hear your stories! I am a big fan of life chats over tea and cheesecake. I love blogs, live music, spontaneous dancing and the...

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