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Refugees: In Pursuit of a Life

This idea of being in search of a life is so foreign to us. As students, faculty, and staff of a university, we’ve become so accustomed to going through our daily lives. Despite being away from Loyola University Chicago’s main campus in the U.S., we live in a privileged state here at the university’s Rome campus, in which we are able to choose our homes, sometimes even choose where we want to sleep each night.

Pigs Just Know

Jesuit Volunteer Reflects: Because, like the pigs, I know when I’m home. It’s a feeling deep down in my heart and in my core. I know when I’m home when I’m called to be more loving. I know when I’m home when I’m called to be more patient. I know when I’m home when I’m called to be more forgiving. When I’m home, I know that I have been fed through the nourishment of my soul, and that is hard to measure or put on a to do list.