Jaspers in Love

Jaspers who serve together, stay together. This Valentine's Day, meet four Manhattan couples whose passions for giving back sparked romance.

lois and john

Lois & John

Former community organizers Lois Harr, director of Campus Ministry & Social Action, and John Reilly ’75 built a relationship while rebuilding the Bronx.

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Nitin and Christina wedding photo

Christina & Nitin

Nitin ’03 and Christina Sekhri ’05 founded, organized and led the first Manhattan College trips to Camp Reynal — the precursor to a summer Lasallian Outreach Volunteer Experience (L.O.V.E.) trip.

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Fausta and Michael

Fausta & Michael

An unexpected loss in the family inspired Michael ’81 and Fausta McDermott ’82 to serve their local community, both personally and professionally.

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Rachel and Patrick

Rachel & Patrick

Ready for a Lasallian life together, Patrick ’07 and Rachel Mecca ’09, ’10 married last year and road-tripped across the country on their honeymoon.

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hands in the shape of a heart

Relationship Advice from the Experts

We asked our couples for their best relationship advice. Young Jaspers, take note!

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By Julie Benns