Service trips through the Sheil Catholic Center are a great opportunity to put your faith into action by serving underprivileged people around the world. It is also a chance to learn about another culture; grow in your personal faith journey; understand and integrate the principles of Catholic Social Teaching; and to share what you have learned with the Sheil community.
Sheil’s service trips include:
- 2013 New Orleans Service Trip & Joplin Missouri Trip (Spring Break 2013)
- International Service-Immersion Trips 2014 (Winter Break) Date TBD
For more information on any of these Service Trips, contact Tim Higgins at firstname.lastname@example.org or (847) 328-4648.
March 23 - April 1, 2013
This year we will have a collaborative trip with students and staff from Alice Millar Chapel and University Christian Ministry. Service Trips are a great opportunity to put your faith into action by serving underprivileged people around the world. It is also a chance to learn about another culture, to grow in your personal faith journey, to understand and integrate the principles of Catholic Social Teaching, and to share what you have learned with the Sheil and Northwestern community.
For more information or to support Sheil’s New Orleans Service Trips, please contact Tim Higgins, Campus Minister, at
email@example.com or (847) 328-4648.
Joplin Missouri Service Trip - Applications Due January 16, 2013
March 23 - April 1, 2013
On May 22nd, 2011, a F5 tornado razed a path five miles long through Joplin. Although over a year has passed, much of the devastation still remains. In response to this tragedy, we will be traveling to Joplin to rebuild homes and
May 18 - 25th 2013
Sheil's Associates' Habitat for Humanity Trip takes place in West Tallahatchie, Mississippi. While our primary objective is to build homes for the impoverished, we also immerse ourselves in the neighborhood and its people to learn about their poverty and struggle make a better life.
In addition to home construction, we also help out at local schools, community and community health centers.
For more information or to support the Associates' Service Trip, please contact Mike Perry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2013 Dates TBD
Sheil's summer Alumni Service Trip is organized and implemented by our Young Alumni group. Past years’ trips have included house construction in Mississippi and work with Catholic Charities in New Orleans.
The trip’s schedule traditionally includes morning prayer, full workdays and evening reflection using Catholic Social Teaching, as well as social time visiting and learning about local culture.
The Young Alumni trip takes place over Summer Break. Each year’s destination is determined as a part of the planning process. For more information or to get involved, visit the Young Alumni Group.