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Impactful Immersion: Georgetown’s Magis Trip to Greece

Reading St. Paul in Greece By Jennon Bell Hoffman Greece, with its ancient ruins, stunning landscapes, and rich history, has long captivated the imagination of travelers. Yet,…

May 16, 2024

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Finding Purpose in Rest: My Experience at the Protestant Ministry Retreat

By Aidan Munroe (C’27) Going into the Protestant Ministry Retreat, I had just finished another hectic week on the Hilltop. Knowing that the retreat was centered around the…

May 15, 2024

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Student Reflection: Learning to Lean into the Zig-Zags 

By Ruby Gilmore (SFS’26) It was cold, even for March, and I found myself grateful for the thermal layers I’d packed the day before. Sitting on maroon and navy cushions in…

May 15, 2024

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Finding Grace–for Herself and Others–in Event Organization

By Julia Vaughan (C ’27) Having grown up in a highly homogenous, Catholic community, Biviana Flores (C’24) has found a deep appreciation for the diversity of religious…

May 14, 2024

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Building Beyond BuSA

Cayden Olsrud (SFS ‘24) Reflects on Lessons Learned from Buddhism By Maya Mohosin (C ’27) When Cayden Olsrud first arrived on the Hilltop, he was struck by a sense of…

May 14, 2024

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Water, Wingspan, and Waiting

Isabella Wylie (C’24) reflects on her time at Georgetown By Heidi Rupke Before Isabella Wylie was in kindergarten, she completed her first kids’ triathlon of swimming,, …

May 13, 2024

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Looking Back & Looking Forward: Reflections from Ammar Hussain (SFS/MSB ‘24) 

By Maya Mohosin (C ’27) Getting involved with Muslim Life at Georgetown was not something Ammar Hussain had to think about. Growing up, he was very involved in the life of his…

May 13, 2024

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An Unforgettable Umrah Experience

By Aminah Yusuf (SFS ’24) Back in my sophomore year at Georgetown, casual conversations among students sparked the idea of organizing an Umrah, an Islamic pilgrimage to…

April 24, 2024

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Umrah: A Sense of Unique Groundedness

By Ikram Muhammedsani (H’25) The morning prayer, the first day we were in Medina, the city in which the Prophet Muhammed peace be upon him (PBUH) first established his,…

April 24, 2024

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Building Community on Pilgrimage: Georgetown’s Orthodox Christian Life Journeys to Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine

By Alina Watson (H ’26) I was intrigued to learn about the opportunity to visit Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine in New York City with Georgetown&…

April 16, 2024