After one extremely intense and trying year, I can now say that I am officially a Master of Arts in Theology and Religious Studies. I am so grateful for all that I have learned during my time at CUA and will carry it with me down every path I walk that leads away from this… Continue reading Brooke Paris, B.A., M.A.
Love these sweet friends of mine and love lovin’ on CUA.
On May 14th I completed my undergraduate career at The Catholic University of America. I graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and I was surrounded by my family and so many loved ones. Transferring to CUA three years ago was by far the best academic decision I could have ever… Continue reading Undergraduate Graduation
Hopefully some day soon I’ll get the chance to share some of my journal reflections from my trip and what God has done in my heart since then, but until then I’ll let the beauty of this place and these people speak for themselves. The Barrio: The Convent: The School: The Church: Volunteer House (Our… Continue reading Seeing with the Eyes of Christ
“Seeing with the eyes of Christ, I can give to others much more than their outward necessities; I can give them the look of love which they crave.” – Pope Benedict XVI I still haven’t emotionally and spiritually processed a lot of my mission trip, and God is continuously revealing the work He began in… Continue reading “¿Cómo estás?” “Happy.”
I’m so grateful that Liz, one of my fellow missionaries, captured this video of our daily walk from the school back to our volunteer house! We absolutely loved our walk to and from school each morning. By the end of the week we truly felt that not only did we know the barrio, but that… Continue reading Mission Trip DR – A Walk in My Shoes
On our day off in the Dominican Republic we visited the Catedral of Señora de la Anunciación, which is the first Church of the Americas! The architecture of this cathedral is one of the most beautiful I’ve ever seen. The Gothic style mixed with the white stone honestly took my breath away. These pictures aren’t great,… Continue reading Catedral Señora de la Anunciación- Santo Domingo