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Cookies & Questions: Passionate About Interfaith Cooperation

Hi! My name is Alana Daeger and I’m an interfaith intern with the Center for Faith and Vocation here on campus. You may have seen me at my Cookies & Questions events throughout the Fall semester. If you happened to stop by, you’ve already heard my spiel. If not, here’s a brief summary of Cookies […]

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Love Mercy and Do Justice

by Janet Lovera, ’23 When you start college, everyone tells you that the next four years are for learning about yourself and finding your passions. Although, it’s easy to get stuck focusing on academics amidst the looming deadlines and countless essays. But now that events are once again being hosted all across campus, it is […]

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Divided We Fall: Americans in the Aftermath: Guiding through Compassion

by Janet Lovera, ’23 “The worst thing we can do is let fear guide us.” “America is not just a place, but a vision of what we want it to be.” ———- Over the past few years, we’ve once again been engulfed in a time of uncertainty. The pandemic shocked the nation, impacting the lives […]

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Welcome back Butler!

  by Daniel Meyers, director Center for Faith and Vocation Welcome to our Butler students, faculty and staff!  In the past few days I have had elated moments of new welcomes and reconnections in the hallways of the CFV, in the large greenways of campus, crossing parking lots, in Atherton Marketplace, the rooms of Jordan, […]

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On Just Peace and Cultivating Inclusivity

by David Clark Working with the CFV this past semester has been so enriching and has encouraged me to reflect more deeply on how I use my skills and passions to create a more inclusive community. I worked with First Congregational UCC Church over the past semester as their Just Peace Intern, and it wasn’t […]

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Muslim Alliance of Indiana: Appreciation for Advocacy

by Yossra Daiya Peace be upon you. My name is Yossra Daiya. I am a first-year Psychology and Political Science student at Butler University and an Indiana Realtor. In my first year at Butler University, I had the wonderful opportunity to intern with the Muslim Alliance of Indiana as their Faith and Community Outreach Intern. […]

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Hearing Stories and Renewing Faith

by Kealy Welage Getting to intern with The Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, through the CFV internship program, provided me with so many amazing opportunities that are helping to shape my future career path. At the start of this internship, I was very interested in law school, but was not completely confident. My time at the […]

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A Space to Be Brave

by Janet Lovera, ’23 Grappling with existential questions is hard, and it can seem even more intimidating in a room full of 20 other students. What do you say? How do you say it? Should you say anything at all? The answer becomes clear when you step into an environment encouraging unique perspectives. You share […]

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How Sweet the Sound: Gospel in Los Angeles: We sung our way through history

by Janet Lovera, ’23 When troubling times come, and the fire to fight against the odds burns bright, we look for ways of expressing the emotions that dwell in our hearts. Cultural movements become the catalyst of creation, the basis from which expression is born, and brings back hope into the lives of those who […]

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Catholic Charities: Empathy, Appreciation and Resilience

By Alaina Fleming, ’23 This semester, I had the great privilege of fulfilling an internship position through the Center for Faith and Vocation. I specifically served Catholic Charities Indianapolis Immigrant and Refugee Services as a Youth Mentor Intern, and this internship could not have come at a better time for me. With all the personal […]

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