SMUMN Goes to World Youth Day 2019

Join SMUMN for World Youth Day 2019 In January 2019, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will host a group of students to join the hundreds of thousands who are making a pilgrimage to Panama City, Panama. World Youth Day (WYD) is a worldwide encounter with the...

Joyful. Patient. Faithful.

Tulsa, OK – Before I begin, I just wanted to say that I am not going to offer any philosophical insight to any degree in this blog. My goal is just to share where I am at, at this point in time. So here it is… The morning began as alarm clocks went off...

Taking Perspectives

Browning, MT – My journey here in Montana has been amazing so far. I love learning about different cultures and comparing them to the rich culture I grew up in. It has been breath taking to learn that some of our traditions are similar, such as a rich family...

Sweet and Salty

Tulsa, OK – Sweet and Salty (or as our Philly friend says, “Saudy”) Hello friends from all over. I am writing to you today from Tulsa, OK, on a Thursday evening. In fact, it is our last day/evening here in this beautiful Tulsa weather. Let me begin, by telling...

BBQ, the French Quarter, and Service

New Orleans, LA – The weather here in New Orleans has been heavenly. Today was eighty-six degrees and sunny—I even got a sunburn sitting outside for lunch. After a day of hard work at the site, we returned to a delicious BBQ grill-out with the Sisters of Charity...

Soccer and the Middle School Environment

Tulsa, OK – Sadly, it was our second to last day the San Miguel School, time has flown by these past three days. My mornings have been filled with fixing things in the school yard and around the school. Then my afternoons consist of playing different sports with...