Entries by Rachel Swenarton

A Justice That Seeks Faith: Inviting God into Unwelcomed Spaces

Working and living in Alaska with a community of the homeless, the addicted, the traumatized—I am working for a justice that desperately seeks faith.

Rachel Swenarton

Rachel Swenarton was a 2017-2018 volunteer with Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest, serving as the Client Services Specialist at Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association. She graduated from Saint Joseph’s University and is from Freehold, NJ.

Let It Rise

“If the creation of fresh bread is indeed a metaphor, then I can’t help but think about the ways in which I have been kneaded since my arrival in Anchorage.”

Rachel Swenarton

Rachel Swenarton was a 2017-2018 volunteer with Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest, serving as the Client Services Specialist at Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association. She graduated from Saint Joseph’s University and is from Freehold, NJ.