Month: June 2018

Arezzo: Day 4

Arezzo: Day 4

We started Day 4 in Arezzo off with our second day at the service project site,¬†Institute Thevenin. On this day, we started painting another bedroom and decorated the rooms that we were finishing up. To me, it seemed that the girls that lived there really appreciated us not only painting and cleaning up the place…

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Arezzo: Day 3

Arezzo: Day 3

Our whole group met in the lobby of our hotel at 9 am to go start our service project at Istituto Thevenin, once a church that is now a home for girls who have faced problems with addiction or domestic abuse. Our service project entailed repairing walls in bedrooms, decorating these rooms and some other…

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Arezzo: Day 2

Arezzo: Day 2

With our first day in Arezzo complete, we began the next day with class orientation at the OU monastery, the center of OU in Arezzo. Seeing more of the monastery and being able to use those spaces was definitely a highlight of my day. The immaculate condition of everything I saw in the monastery contributed…

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Arezzo: Day 1

Arezzo: Day 1

To start the day, Andres and I arrived at the Rome Airport from Napoli by train to meet up with the rest of the group that flew in the same day. We then took a 3-hour bus ride to Arezzo, though I and the rest of the students on the bus fell asleep for the…

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