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New Experiences ~ New Friends

 Although the week has just begun, the friendships and memories have already grown

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Day 1: Walls and Athletics

Well It’s the end of another awesome day of Habitat, and I thought I’d recap the day.

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The Alabama Crew Has Arrived!

We have finally arrived in sunny and warm Alabama.  The drive down was full of fun and snacks, gifted upon us by many lovely people including the Sisters of St. Francis and Quarry Ridge Community Church.

We were able to grow closer together already in the close quarters of the two vans. The entire team is looking forward to our excursion to New Orleans tomorrow before we begin working on the houses. The people in Alabama are very welcoming and it’s going to be a blast!

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First Day in West Virginia with the Habitat Team

Wow. What a day. After a chilly start leaving Lourdes this morning, we are in balmy Morgantown, West Virginia! We had a great and safe trip here albeit a bumpy one once we got into West Virginia. And I thought the potholes were bad in Ohio!

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Lourdes volunteers help renovate houses, serve the needy

Today was our last day of volunteering before we head home in the morning. This experience has been an amazing one for all of us and we look forward to bringing our experience back to Lourdes.

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A blessed day of onions and furniture delivery for Lourdes volunteers

Tim’s group went back to the Sandwich Window that Laurie’s group went to yesterday, while Laurie’s group went to a new place called New Life Furniture. New Life Furniture takes gently used furniture as donations and cleans/repairs them so that they can sell or donate them to families or individuals in need.

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Lourdes students helping the poor in Cincinnati

At the beginning of the day, we played a game in which we had to toss a ball to each other while juggling ping-pong balls. It taught us the importance of how life will always have problems and difficulties and we have to be mindful about them....

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Helping Families At Ronald McDonald House

Today we started our day with a reflection where we washed each other’s hands of our struggles and our happiness, giving it to God. A great way to start out our week – acknowledging that we have both struggles and happiness. After we washed our hands we presented each other with a Tau cross and sent out to our work site agency for today.

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Reflecting On Teamwork And Communication

Today we spent time together as a group as we situated ourselves in the Tau Community House and familiarized ourselves with our new surroundings. We were given a thorough tour of the house and a detailed explanation of the weekly schedule, which left us all feeling rather excited and enthused.

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Lourdes Helps Franciscan’s For the Poor In Cincinnati

Throughout the past years students have participated in various outreach trips. Probably most of you are familiar with our Spring Break Habitat Trip. As time moved on, students began requesting a summer trip. This year we decided that it was time to get a summer trip off he ground.

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