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"I really loved the orientation in Illinois. What wonderful spirit there! And we carried it with us, singing on the train to Pueblo!"
"Later, I used my experience [with Extension Lay Volunteers] to teach Christian Formation at St. Charles Borromeo Parish and later, at St. Thomas More Parish in Tulsa, Oklahoma."
"I also recall fondly our efforts to establish and maintain a spiritual retreat experience for diocesan high school students"
"My ELV experience in 1965-66 in Socorro, New Mexico, has influenced my entire life! It is clearly one of the most memorable and rewarding years of my life for numerous reasons."
"The students saw in us the importance of forming some solid life goals for what they could do for a successful livelihood."
"I have always remembered … how willing those that have little are so ready to share the little they have. What a lesson that was for me!"
"It was a most exciting time in my life and helped me overcome a judgmental attitude toward others."
"I longed for meaning and direction after graduation and its title, “An Intersection Called Relevance” grabbed me."
"I learned that in life and in jobs there may be unforeseen effects in changing the status quo, if you change things too quickly."
"We all agree it was a very enriching and rewarding time for us."