Habitat 2020: Thursday – Southern Hospitality

DANIEL HOLLIKER and JENN SOUTHERTON   Daniel Today was our third day at the worksite for Habitat for Humanity, and although it was quite a bit of work, it was a good experience. It has been great each day working with all the volunteers, both those from Lourdes and the local area. The group that … Continued

Guatemala 2018 – Language Beyond Words

– by Savanna Wilson Today was beautiful- not too much rain, not too much sun, not too much wind. Although this detail is minute in the grand scheme of things it made for the perfect weather to get outside and interact with the children, (mostly the girls). I find it so interesting how certain children … Continued

Guatemala 2018: Mano Amiga – A Helping Hand

– by Ainsley Quigley & Hope Rule Day 2 in Guatemala we experienced a lot that has humbled each of us in many ways in just a few hours.  Being here, you experience a lot of generosity, humbleness, kindness, and affection for one another. Today we helped out with the Mano Amiga program.  This program helps families … Continued

Habitat 2018 – Day 2 – Biloxi, MS

On their way down to south Louisiana, the Habitat Team stopped in Biloxi, MS. They had a chance to visit with Sister Mary Jo Mike, attended Mass at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cathedral, and had a chance to meet Bishop Louis Kihneman. After a very warm Biloxi welcome, team had lunch and … Continued

Habitat 2017: Tuesday – A Heart for Service

March 7, 2017  Abby Miller “Okay guys, looks like we are not going to be able to go to Mass today,” Laurie said as we pulled up to an old abandoned building. I could feel my heart sink and a lump grow in my throat. None of us were familiar with Birmingham, Alabama, so we … Continued