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Stories of Grace

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Episode 14 - I Am by Leah Jacob

Leah Jacob tells her story about an eating disorder, the depths of self-accusation, treatment, and the rediscovery of beauty.

11mins

13 Apr 2017

Rank #1

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Episode 12 - Humility After Pride by John Lee

"It's a messy business, drowning in God's love and grace." Listen to senior John Lee tell the story of encountering the humbling grace of God in the breaking of the bread.

8mins

6 Apr 2017

Rank #2

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Episode 13 - Really Good Ponds by Madeline Lewis

"I think that, if we’re lucky in this life, we’ll get to come across perhaps three or four really really good ponds." Listen to Notre Dame senior Madeline Lewis tell the story of finding the grace to sit with things for long whiles.

8mins

6 Apr 2017

Rank #3

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Episode 11 - Calming Embrace by Jess Jones

Listen to Saint Mary's senior Jess Jones tell the story of encountering grace as a comfort and stronghold amidst all anxieties: "I cannot even put it into words, but it was as if God picked my fearful body up as my mom had when I was a little girl, and held me in His arms until I was calm. It was then that I knew that God would not let me suffer from this for my entire life."Jess is a member of the Class of 2017 at Saint Mary’s College majoring in Communicative Sciences and Disorders and minoring in Gerontology and Sociology. She currently deciding which graduate school is best for her and is on her way to becoming a Speech Language Pathologist! Jess was a mentor for Notre Dame Vision in the summer of 2016 and will serve again in 2017. In her free time she loves catching up with friends through great conversations and spending time visiting with the Holy Cross Sisters at Saint Mary’s Convent.

7mins

6 Apr 2017

Rank #4

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Episode 10 - Adopting Grace by Courtney Morin

"We were not capable ourselves of the relationship we were gifted. Yet our obstacles were as nothing to God’s grace." Listen to Notre Dame junior Courtney Morin tell a story of love, trust, and grace encountered through the adoption of her little sister.

9mins

6 Apr 2017

Rank #5

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Episode 9 - In a Fog by Madeline Lewis

Listen to Madeline Lewis, a Notre Dame senior, tell a story about fog, bread, and unexpected grace in the uncertainty of waiting.

7mins

6 Apr 2017

Rank #6

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Episode 8 - Divorce and Rebirth by Alex White

“There isn’t a tidy bow that I can wrap on this story. But, I learned, it’s not the bow that makes things beautiful; it’s the gift of life itself.”Listen to Alex White, a graduate student in the Echo program and a theology teacher in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, tell a story of family and finding God who gently holds the world.

8mins

6 Apr 2017

Rank #7

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Episode 7 - Attention by Lacey Silvestri

“Like performing and articulating music, we are meant to develop our relationship with God so that we can perform mercy and articulate love to all of humanity.”Listen to Notre Dame junior Lacey Silvestri tell the story of being schooled in the grace of attentiveness through her impatience with playing piano.

7mins

6 Apr 2017

Rank #8

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Episode 6 - Trichotillomania by Dani L'Heureux

“I cannot even begin to express how much that small bit of empathy meant to me. My idea of this monster I’ve been fighting for so long was beginning to be transformed by just five words.”Listen to Notre Dame junior Dani L’Heureux tell a story of the healing power of prayer, reflection and relationship.

6mins

6 Apr 2017

Rank #9

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Episode 5 - More, Not Less by Colleen Moore

“My dad’s suffering allowed him to recognize suffering—in its many clandestine and unwelcoming forms—in others, and his common humanity and humaneness brought the humanity of others to the surface. It was a grace, to be sure, and one he practiced receiving. And not just in his living but in his dying, as well.”Listen to Colleen Moore, director of the Echo: Faith Formation Leadership Program, tell a story about her father’s witness to life and death made more, not less, by God’s grace.

10mins

6 Apr 2017

Rank #10