Marianist PULSE, a postgraduate year of professional non-profit service rooted in the Marianist Charism, has had an impact on numerous individuals and communities. In this episode, Abby Shahady, Ani Artero, and Dominic Sanfilippo share their stories of discerning, engaging in and completing a year of service with Marianist PULSE.

Each of these PULSE alums share the impact the program had on their engagement with the Marianist Family, their sense of their vocation, and their personal growth. They conclude this episode with their own wisdom and encouragement for those who are discerning applying to PULSE.

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See a transcript of this podcast episode here.

Recorded on 30 Oct 2023.  Published on 8 Dec 2023. Hosted and edited by Mike Bennett, Media Administrator for the North American Center for Marianist Studies (NACMS).
Music: “Travel Light” by Jason Shaw (used with permission via Creative Commons License; see more of his work at