Check out our wonderful SBSJT participants! We wish them luck as they prepare for their trips around the country from Albuquerque, NM to Detroit, MI.
St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN – White Violet Eco Center The Sisters of Providence at the White Violet Eco-Center (in Terre Haute, IN) introduce the principles of eco-justice and Providence Spirituality while engaging in service at and around Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, near Terre Haute, Indiana. The service sites will be at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice (includes [...]
Check out the pictures from the Service & Justice trip to Trinity House in Albuquerque, NM. Defense Industry, Sustainability and Homelessness, Can you Dig it? The Trinity Catholic Worker House is located in a rural, agricultural area, near the middle of Albuquerque, which is about as big as Omaha. The neighborhood of the Catholic Worker [...]
Check out the pictures from the Service & Justice trip working with Habitat for Humanity in Stroud, OK. More than Hammers and Nails Do you know, or want to learn, how to build a house? Work with Stroud’s Habitat for Humanity chapter to build or prepare to build a home for a family in this [...]
Check out the pictures from the Service & Justice trip to the Pilsen Poder Center in Chicago, IL. Latinos in Chicago – Integration, Contributions and Challenges The Pilsen neighborhood on the near west side of Chicago is a vibrant Latino community. Your hosts will be the staff of the Poder Center (an English as a [...]
Check out the pictures from the Service & Justice trip to the House of Charity in New Orleans, LA. A Charity Federation, Sisters and Daughters of Charity from all over the country, host this trip. Through a partnership with the House of Charity and St. Bernard’s Project, Creighton Students have been able to be a [...]
Check out the pictures from the trip to the Excel Center in Morton, MS. The EXCEL program in Morton, MS provides tutoring in elementary and high schools, GED classes, adult on-going learning classes, computer classes, and a number of support groups for various interests. EXCEL is a non-profit organization located in 3 locations outside of [...]
Check out the pictures from the trip to East St. Louis. Hubbard House’s mission is to “serve those who serve” by providing housing and meals as needed for area volunteers. They advocate on behalf and with those whom they serve. They provide a forum for discussing why there is poverty, why people continue to be [...]
Check out the pictures from the trip to Su Casa Catholic Worker house in Chicago, IL The Su Casa Catholic Worker is located on the South Side of Chicago. It has a mission of hospitality, community, and service. Su Casa works mostly with Spanish-speaking families that are experiencing homelessness. Volunteers help around the house, tutor [...]
Check out the pictures from the trip to L’Arche in Clinton, IA. Students will be traveling to Clinton to live in a L’Arche community. L’Arche communities are homes for Core Members who have mental handicaps and their Assistants who work and live with them. Students will be sharing in community life and get to know the Core [...]
Check out the pictures from the trip to Milwaukee, WI. Trying on a Post Grad Volunteer Program While in Milwaukee, participants work with the Capuchin Franciscan Volunteer Corps (Cap Core) whose focus is service, spirituality, social justice, and sustainable living in community. One highlight of service trips to Milwaukee is the chance to eat with [...]
Check out the pictures from the trip to El Paso, TX. The objective of the Border Awareness Experience at the Annunciation House is to facilitate face to face meetings and encounters between participants and people and groups on both sides of the Border. It intends to raise consciousness in the ‘first world’ about the issues [...]
Check out the pictures from the trip to El Paso, TX. The Missionary Society of St. Columban Office of Advocacy and Outreach will host this border immersion. The service of presence will be the focus of this trip – hearing peoples’ stories and accompanying them. You will talk with community members about the pressures, challenges [...]
Check out the pictures from the trip to Wind River, WY. Life and Education on a Reservation, The Native American Experience Experience life on the Reservation through meeting tribal leaders, visiting the schools, light maintenance work seeing the beautiful nature of the reservation, and participating in cultural experiences such as a sweat lodge. You will [...]
Check out the pictures from the trip to Calhoun City, MS. The EXCEL program in Calhoun City, MS provides tutoring. EXCEL is a non-profit organization located in Okolona, Calhoun City and Morton MS which are still very segregated communities with high poverty and illiteracy rates. The participants will have the opportunity to learn about the [...]
Check out the pictures from the trip to New Orleans, LA working at the Duchesne House. Creighton students have been going on Service Trips to the Gulf Coast since 1997. There was a large interest in trips to New Orleans immediately following Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and through a partnership with Catholic Charities Operation Helping [...]
Check out the pictures from the trip to Montgomery, Alabama. Join this community to work on a Habitat Home in the city with the highest level of poverty in the State of Iowa. Habitat for Humanity offers homeownership opportunities to families who are unable to obtain conventional house financing. Generally, this includes those whose income [...]
Check out the pictures from the trip to Montgomery, Alabama. Resurrection Catholic Missions reaches out to the community around it. Some of the things that you may do here include working in Resurrection Catholic School (tutoring, P.E., reading, etc.), assisting with the Interfaith Community Outreach program (cleaning homes, yardwork, delivering meals), visiting the residents at [...]
Check out the pictures from the Omaha trip to OneWorld and Pixan-Ixim. Pixan Ixim is a Guatemalan Mayan group in South Omaha who gathers weekly for prayer. They have formed a committee to work on adult education, human rights, and healthcare both in Omaha and in Guatemala. Come serve and learn with these eager adults [...]
Check out the pictures from the trip to the Chicago White Rose Catholic Worker. The White Rose Catholic Worker serves in a number of different communities locally, nationally, and internationally. Their local neighborhood, in Rogers Park, is one of the most diverse zip codes in the U.S. with over 80 languages represented and a high [...]
The Omaha Sustainability Fall Break Service & Justice Trip got back on Wednesday from spending five days learning all about how people try to live sustainably in Omaha. Check out some of the pictures from their trip below or on Facebook.
On Saturday night, I visited with one of the groups staying in Omaha to learn about living a more sustainable life. I spent the evening with the group teaching them how to bake home made bread. We made three different types of bread and had a great time. We made an artisan style Rosemary and [...]
Thursday October 11, we missioned the 187 participants in Fall Break 2012 Service and Justice Trips. The groups will be heading out today, tomorrow, and on Tuesday to spend the week learning and serving with 24 communities around the country! Below are some of the pictures from the Send Off Service last night.
Student coordinators, volunteers, and leaders kicked off a weekend of Advocacy Training, presented by Catholic Relief Services, in the Creighton Center for Service and Justice (CCSJ) in typical CCSJ fashion: with a meal.
Soup & Stories Spring Break Service Trips 2012 Skutt Student Center (Room 105) Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Join us as we hear from students from each of our 22 service and justice trips this Spring – including 3 from right here in Omaha! The students are invited to share something [...]