Tag Archives: Andes

The Doctors Are In

The following article originally appeared in the January 22, 2014  edition of Busted Halo. It can be found at http://www.brianharper.net or http://bustedhalo.com/features/the-doctors-are-in. My thanks to Barbara Wheeler for her work in publishing the piece. When I was diagnosed with pericarditis — … Continue reading

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Today’s Vocation

The following article originally appeared in the December 6-19, 2013 print edition of National Catholic Reporter. My thanks to Caitlin Hendel and Dennis Coday for their work in publishing the piece. It is virtually impossible to receive a Jesuit education … Continue reading

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Friends and Amigos

Original Article can be found at Marquette.edu A few years ago, I learned that Marquette polls incoming students to find out why they choose Marquette. Many cite the university’s commitment to community service as a major incentive, as well as its … Continue reading

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Students Deserve Best We Have to Offer

Throughout my time in Peru, I have written occasional columns for The Fond du Lac Reporter, my hometown newspaper. The following piece originally appeared in the June 30, 2013 issue of the Reporter and can be found at http://www.fdlreporter.com/article/20130630/FON06/306300059/GUEST-COMMENTARY-Students-deserve-best-we-offer My thanks to … Continue reading

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Today’s Vocation

It is virtually impossible to receive a Jesuit education without hearing about vocation. What you study, the job you will hold, the direction your future will take—Jesuits have a knack for presenting life’s most important questions as part of a … Continue reading

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Resurrecting My Tendency Toward Death into New Life

The following piece originally appeared in an online publication called Busted Halo. You can read it by following this link: http://bustedhalo.com/features/resurrecting-my-tendency-toward-death-into-new-life My thanks to Barbara Wheeler-Bride, the editor-in-chief of Busted Halo, for getting this published. The Christian narrative is, to borrow … Continue reading

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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21 is the U.N. International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Though my current setting leads me to think less about racism than other social ills like domestic violence and poverty, Peru, like anywhere else, demonstrates signs of … Continue reading

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