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Duchesne House for Volunteers, in New Orleans, Louisiana, offers hospitality, immersion experiences and reflection for youth and young adults ages 16 and up doing service rebuilding homes, meeting people in New Orleans still dealing with the long term effects of Hurricane Katrina, exploring the various histories of the city, learning about the causes of the devastation and engaging in reflection and discussion with Religious of the Sacred Heart and others at Duchesne House.

Recent News

Today we joined members of the Sacred Heart Academy, the Rosary here in New Orleans to work with SBP on a build in the Lower Ninth Ward.  SBP, formerly the Saint Bernard Project, our own home-grown recovery agency, now serves as the National agency that mobilizes to help communities recover from natural disaters. More >

What Our Guests Say

High School students I learned to put other peoples’ needs before my own. Don’t take what you have for granted. The most valuable insight I experienced was that there are always different perspectives on issues. More >
James Dellisola, Saint Anselm College ('18) More >
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