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

Once again we are partnering with SBP to support the 11th annual Nuns' Build.  Last year we welcomed alumna Debbie Dunham (Duchesne Academy, Houston) and members of the IHM community who participated in the Build and stayed at Duchesne House.  Register HE 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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