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Apr
28

ALSO Alabama 2017 - Our day in Memphis

Greetings from.... "Katherine where are we?"

"Tennesse? Arkansas? Memphis? I don't know."

"That's in Tennesse Katherine."

"Oh right. Well go check the map again Vanessa."

"Southaven. Southaven, Mississippi. That's where we are now."

 

We survived the two long nights on the bus. And we started off the day with a stop in Memphis at Graceland to visit the King. We were able to board his planes and sign the wall. Sprinkled for a few minutes, thought we'd need our rain coats, but the weather just decided to be humid the ENTIRE day! Then it was quick shopping for souvenirs and before we knew it, it was lunch time.

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Apr
28

ALSO Guatemala 2017 - Another World

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Cover Photo: a group photo in the Saskatoon airport before departure

 

Here we are! Guatemala. From the moment we entered what will be our van for the trip's duration, we knew this was bound to be an entirely unique experience. A blend of Spanish love songs and classic American rock blasted from the speakers, while we wove our way through the nighttime traffic of Guatemala City and Ryan tried desperately to take a group selfie.

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Apr
13

Deeper Life Days - 2017




On April 10 and 11 students at RJC participated in Deeper Life Days. This event, planned with support from the Faith and Life committee, focused on community building, fostering relationships and recognizing the gifts in one another.   A particular emphasis of Deeper Life Days was exploring these themes in the context of work and relationships with adults with disabilities.

The first event of Deeper Life Days featured Wyndham Thiessen and Andrea Schmidt, both from L’Arche Saskatoon. They told the story of Jean Vanier and the start of L’Arche, an international organization that builds communities of support for adults with and without disabilities. They also taught the students about mutuality and sharing life. This presentation was supplemented with the musical talents of Christopher, a core member of a L’Arche home in Saskatoon.

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