Author Archives: Megan Luttinen

About Megan Luttinen

Megan Luttinen is a senior at Everest Collegiate High School (Clarkston, Michigan).

“All we can hope is that we come out of this with more faith than we had before.”

These words were spoken by Fr. Juan Solana LC, in an introduction to the Holy Sepulchre where we spent the night. It was somewhat of a calming talk, after the hectic and scary beginning to our night. Fr. Daniel had … Continue reading

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Gethsemane and the Mount of Olives, with a little side of Dormition Abbey and The Upper Room on Mount Zion, and a dash of St. Peter at Gallicante

Following is the next installment from Everest Collegiate senior Megan Luttinen from the Holy Land: Going to the Garden of Gethsemane on Holy Thursday packs a special “punch.” Amer told us that the word “Gethsemane” means olive press. It was … Continue reading

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Holy Sepulchre…. There’s not much else to say…

The latest installment from Everest Collegiate student Megan Luttinen in the Holy Land: Who knew that waking up at 5 am and having Mass at 6 am would be so life changing? Our group woke up so early because we … Continue reading

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One of my Favorite Places so Far

Following is another segment in the blog series from Everest Collegiate student Megan Luttinen on pilgrimage with her senior class in the Holy Land: Magdala is the place where Mary Magdelene lived, and is also the place where Jesus removed … Continue reading

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A Happy Girl!

More of Everest student Megan Luttinen’s reflections from her high senior pilgrimage to the Holy Land this week: April 14, 2014 (continued…) “You’re a happy girl!” Amer, our guide, told me this as we sat outside the Church of the … Continue reading

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What the Wedding at Cana Was Really About

Following is the second installment from Everest Collegiate student Megan Luttinen from the Holy Land. She had the unique privilege of turning 18 years on this second day of their pilgrimage. April 14, 2014 You would never have thought that … Continue reading

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Verbum caro factum est? More like ET HIC verbum caro factum est

The members of the senior class of Everest Collegiate High School (Clarkston, Michigan) are celebrating Holy Week 2014 in the Holy Land. One of those students, Megan Luttinen, shares her experience. April 13, 2014 Today marks the first day of … Continue reading

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