Maria Arsenault 2022

Maria Arsenault

CCO Connect Specialist

Programming Division

"We know that all things work together
for good for those who love God,
who are called according to his purpose"
-Romans 8:28

My Story

I fell in love with Christ when I was 14 years old. He poured out his love to me unexpectedly and freely at a youth retreat. From that moment on, I knew I was loved and wanted to love Him in return. This has been the great love story of my life, strong enough to move me to answer the call to give myself completely to Him through the vocation as a Consecrated Virgin, being consecrated recently on April 29th, 2022 on the Feast of St. Catherine of Siena, by the Bishop Gary Gordon in the Diocese of Victoria. I met CCO somewhere along the way, back east in Halifax where I grew up. CCO drew me as I had a desire to activate that missionary identity within and knew He was calling me into the mission in order to serve and grow as a missionary disciple.

 

My Mission

In Jesus, I have truly found everything that I am and desire! This is what continues to drive my passion for the mission of CCO; I wish everyone could know and encounter this amazing Love that has been transforming my life. He truly is The Way, The Truth, and The Life. I currently serve as a CCO Connect Specialist, which means I support campuses across Canada that do not have full-time CCO missionaries stationed there but have students who are keen on bringing Jesus to their peers at university. They are looking to CCO to form them in methods of evangelization. In this way, through the work of the Holy Spirit, I get to lift up multiple campuses across Canada in bringing people to Christ! How exciting 🙂

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