The following is an excerpt from an article posted on Duke Divinity School’s Faith and Leadership website.
Three hundred fifty high school students file into neat rows in a lecture hall at the University of Notre Dame. As they enter the room, they join in an enthusiastic chorus of the folk hymn “Down in the River to Pray.”
The voices swell, and for several seconds after the song ends, the final words echo off the walls.
“Good Lord, show me the way.”
As teens, the students are drawn to technology, to cliques, to being cool. But for this one week in July, they are being called to something entirely different: discipleship. They are participants in Notre Dame Vision, an intensive program that helps young people from across the country explore their faith — and perhaps lay the groundwork for a sense of vocation that will last the rest of their lives.
Read the full article here.