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Interning at the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic; Enriching Experiences that Last a Lifetime.

By Maddy Smith The experience that I’ve had during my time at the Project Grace Help Desk can’t possibly be summed up into 200-300 words but I’ll give it my best shot. There are so many invaluable aspects to this position that have led me to decide to stay on board as a volunteer after […]

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On Discovering and Understanding Community

by Diante Graffagnino Throughout my time at butler, I have come to know what a community is and the what word community means to me.  I have learned that a community is a group of people that supports one another.  A community is a conglomerate of friends, of family, and sometimes of strangers, who move […]

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Helping to Discover Calling

by David Barickman I came to the Center for Faith and Vocation to help students consider their vocation, explore their faith and or values, and make meaningful connections between the two. While this did happen, I also found myself participating in my own self-exploration. Speaking as a seminary student, it has not been uncommon for […]

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On Gaining Real-World Experience

By Abbey DiSano This past semester I had the privilege of being the Marketing Intern at Trinity Free Clinic.  Trinity Free Clinic is a Catholic, nonprofit organization that provides free healthcare to the uninsured and under insured, low income residents of Hamilton County.  As the Marketing Intern I was able to assist the Marketing Director […]

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Faith and the Workplace

By Charis Webb Working at Catholic Radio Indy (CRI) has taught me that I do not have to sacrifice my morals and values for a job. I can continue to not only hold on to my beliefs, but utilize them in a positive manner to better myself and the community.  As a soon-to-be college graduate, […]

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Appreciating and Strengthening Religious Pluralism on Campus and in the Indianapolis Community

by Annika London During my semester in Washington D.C. last fall, I witnessed the fear and anger that different minority faith communities around me felt after the elections. I knew at that point that once I returned to Butler’s campus, I wanted to find a way to appreciate and strengthen religious pluralism both on campus […]

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Mysticism in Religion: taking a deeper look

      by Lynn Alsatie From the beginning of my internship at the Center for Interfaith Cooperation, I found myself to be going through a time in which I was deconstructing and rebuilding my beliefs about everything that is around me. Working in many of the CIC’s events helped me because they provided spaces […]

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Finding Connections Through Conversation…

by Salman Qureshi I’ve always been drawn to conversation. Whether I’m at the dinner table or I’m at a ball game, I’ve always found dialogue as a tool to connect with people. Dialogue allows people with different backgrounds to learn about each other’s differences and find the similarities between them. This inspired me to find […]

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by Natalie Smith Center for Faith and Vocation Communications Intern Growing up, I attended very diverse schools. I was always surrounded by people who came from different backgrounds and looked, thought and spoke differently than I did. I thought this was a completely normal experience for anyone my age. Arriving at Butler, I quickly realized […]

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On Selfless Giving to Help the Defenseless

by Kaytlin Lake My experience at the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic this semester has been so incredibly influential to my vocational trajectory.  As a non-profit, pro bono legal service, the clinic works with clients who just want to be heard, validated, and stood up for in a world where the odds seem to always be […]

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