Check out the updated L3 page and meet our summer intern.

L3, Listen, Learn, and Lead, is our newest program, inviting students to explore the intersection of vocation and faith.

Our first L3 intern, Courtney Steininger, shares a few thoughts about this program:

Society pushes young people to find an occupation, but there is little thought about the marriage of faith and work. One of my favorite T.V. shows is Ballykissangel, a 1990s British drama set in a small Irish village. As irrelevant as this fact may seem to L3, I think that one of the characters, a Catholic priest, epitomizes the contemporary conceptualization of calling. He explains that his parents expected him to find an occupation and implies that they were slightly taken aback by his finding a Christian vocation instead. This anecdote exemplifies the imaginary discrepancy between occupation and vocation. Furthermore, this scenario implies that one only has a vocation if he or she joins the clergy and suggests that serving the Lord may be a slightly undesirable profession, which, obviously, it is not.

Read more and spread the word about this new opportunity for growth, conversation, and exploration with students and others.

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