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Watch: Students Share Experiences From Steubenville Conference

Peace, laughter, pure joy.

Those were a few of the emotions students used to describe their experience attending a Steubenville Conference from July 7-9.

Along with speakers, students participated in adoration, Mass, and reflection time.

The CJ group, led by teachers Tim and Amy O'Loughlin, shared what they called life-changing experiences from the conference. You can watch the group's reflection here.

Students Serve in Taos, New Mexico

Earlier this month, a group of students and two adults traveled to Taos, New Mexico for a mission trip. This is the first time a group from CJ has traveled to serve in Taos.

“I have gone on four mission trips through CJ during my time as a student and Taos exceeded all my expectations,” shared Dani Ostendorf ‘17. “I wanted to go on this trip specifically because I really wanted to learn more about the culture that I was serving.”

Students Return to Cincinnati for Urban Plunge

On March 3, 4, and 5, 12 sophomores and juniors traveled to Cincinnati as part of the Urban Plunge learning experience.

“Going into Urban Plunge, I was hoping just to help others and give my time to those less fortunate than me,” Megan Piatt ‘19 shared.

“I was hoping to just gain more knowledge about poverty,” added Katie Bardine ‘19. “I have never come face to face with it, and I knew that going on this retreat  I would be. I really was looking forward to learning about different ways to serve those experiencing homelessness.”

Capstone Brings Together Police, Teens for Basketball Tournament

Teen boys from the Boys & Girls Club of Dayton, along with officers from the Dayton Police Department, spent an afternoon on the basketball court building up community and discussing the dangers of gun violence.

Seniors Jaime Cambron, Jacob Johns, and Jimmy Wittman brought the groups together for a basketball tournament with a purpose on Saturday, February 18 for their Senior Capstone Project.

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