S.O.U.L. Trips

Tulsa, OK

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 and...

When We Need a Hand

New Orleans, LA - After the dreaded day one of ceiling drywall, it was difficult to convince ourselves that today was going to be much better. Yet, much to our surprise, things took a turn for the better when we arrived on site. The pieces of drywall we had fussed...

Dry Wall and Peace Walks

New Orleans, LA - It is the end of our third day in New Orleans, and what a full day it was! We started off the day with breakfast and morning prayer with the Sisters of Charity who are graciously sharing their home with us. The sense of community in this beautiful...

Food Deserts

New Orleans, LA - Though the day started out rainy, it soon became colorful when we attended liturgy at Our Lady of Guadeloupe/St. Jude. The church itself was vibrant just as the Mass was. The congregation and the choir filled the church with soul, joy, and faith....

A Day of Travel

New Orleans, LA - Today was a day of travel: as Sister Monica put it when we told her of our adventure, today was “our version of Planes, Trains, and Automobiles” (minus the train ride). We started our day with a two hour drive to the airport, and, no, I did not get...