“If you feel the nudge, go and visit some religious communities. If you feel called to go on a first date, you’re not being called to marry.”Since its founding 23 years ago at Notre Dame, ACE has trained 1,753 college graduates to teach for two years in Catholic schools with low-income, largely nonwhite student bodies.
Not unlike priests, brothers or sisters, ACE volunteers live in intentional households, being paid a stipend so modest that they are compelled by finances as well as faith to cook, clean, plan and pray communally.
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Please come to hear of the progress he and the workers there are making in the Lord. Though Satan's destruction is certain, he wants to take as many of us with him. He will be preaching and sharing what the Lord is doing thru his ministry there.As speed dating was winding down for the women, the men were gathering for conversation and prayer. It could only happen because of who and what you are in that community. Hamaty walked up the aisle of the main sanctuary and knelt and genuflected before the crucifix. He has been teaching fourth graders in the border town of Mission, Tex., and over Christmas break went to an ACE pilgrimage to Mexico.“There’s something countercultural about going into the priesthood,” Mr. “Just like there’s something countercultural in ACE.Brendan Ryan, a former ACE teacher and fourth-year seminarian, stepped before the offertory table in a chapel to deliver a sort of homily that stretched from Galatians to his former school in Alabama. Ryan told of being conscripted as his school’s baseball coach, even though he had not played the game in years and his team had neither uniforms nor a field. It’s being part of something larger than yourself.”Andrew Hamaty, 22, was one of the teachers who heard Mr. Then he settled into a pew for contemplation.“Being a priest has been in the back of my mind for a very long time,” he said earlier in the day. You’re going to go somewhere you’ve never been to live with people you’ve never met to work for essentially no money. But for your students, you get to bring the face of Christ.”Jacqueline Salas has been going through a similar sort of rumination.The numbers, though modest, help to ease the steep decline in incoming priests, sisters and brothers.Perhaps even more vividly, the ACE participants stand at a radical remove from the careerist track of their generation of students at elite colleges. I was part of a volunteers’ program in college, but I feel drawn to a deeper connection to people, not a superficial kind of service.”The desire compelled him to enter ACE after graduating from the University of Central Florida.After two years of volunteer teaching in a parochial school in Tulsa, Okla., as part of the Alliance for Catholic Education program, Ms. Along with 31 other young men and women from ACE, as the program is known, Ms.