UA arrives in Dallas!

The delegation of this very fun packed trip landed in the beautiful city of Dallas, Texas at 2:00 PM. When we arrived to the Ursuline Dallas School my host sister Taylor, along with all the other hosts greeted us with joy and an abundance of gifts. We went into the school’s “St. Ursula Hall” we…

Experiencing life in Paris!

Today I woke up and I ate cereal with my host sister Victoire, and then got ready to meet all the other girls at their school. We spent the morning in Le Marais, which is a cute neighborhood where there are many stores and coffee shops. We later went to Montmartre, which is also a…

Bienvenue a Sainte Ursule!

Today we checked out of a really nice hotel in the 9th district in the morning to meet our Ursuline sisters! When we arrived, they had made posters for us and they were very welcoming. We introduced ourselves to our host families and then went as a group to a French supermarket. All of the…

Delegation to France: Bon Voyage!!!

Day 1: Remember the movie “Planes, Trains & Automobiles”? That was pretty much the majority of our day and we’re all pretty grumpy. Chartres Cathedral was the highlight of our day. The stained glass windows were beaming due to the amazing, bright sunlight we were lucky to get. After the final bus ride to Tours,…

St. Angela on the Emerald Isle – UA Global Education in Ireland!

On Sunday, Director of Global Education Amanda Neill landed in Dublin, Ireland to discover new friendships with our Ursuline sisters abroad.   A 3 hour drive down the southeastern coast through the countryside brought Mrs. Neill to County Cork and the City of Cork, a lovely port town that captures all of the things that…

Opportunity: Africa Conference

Last Friday, 8 Ursuline Global Scholar nominees attended the Opportunity: Africa Conference at the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Wilmington.  Ursuline was invited by Senator Chris Coons to participate in this transformative conference alongside influential businesspeople, government officials, and world leaders all unified in their commitment to see the continent of Africa continue to grow and…

How will YOU change the world?

As the new school year gets underway, our Middle School team wants to know how you will be the change you want for our world?  Stay tuned as our amazing Middle Schoolers grapple with the same question.  

Feeding the families of Los Polverines

This morning, we gathered in the parish hall and packaged rice and pasta to deliver to families in Los Polverines.  After packaging 40 bags, we loaded into the van and headed out to the families in Los Polverines.  It was a hot morning and walking through the village was emotional as we had just danced…

Water is Life

Our day started with a tour of Madre Del Buen Consiglio – the school sponsored by Santisimo Sacrimento Parish. We visited all of the high school classes, which were students aged 13-16.  The girls took turns answering questions about life in the USA. The kids were interested in learning about the ages of the girls,…

Out in the communities of Piura

After a good night’s sleep, we got up and made our way to breakfast singing our grace with the community as we do every morning.  After breakfast, we loaded into the Nissan and drove out to a community called Monte Castillo – another poor community on the outskirts of Piura. It is similar to the…

Our first day of service

Today, we started our day with breakfast at Santisimo Sacramento and then met for a tour of the Parish. This meant we all piled into the van and drove through the streets of Piura, visiting several small chapels.  We started our day touring the school and hospice center that the parish, led by Padre Joe,…

Building a House in Paredones, Piura – Peru

Yesterday, our delegation woke up early and fueled ourselves with a yummy breakfast here at Santisimo before hopping in a truck and heading out of town to a desolate area filled with bamboo shacks and dusty roads.  When we arrived, we saw a stack of simple building supplies – logs of bamboo, sheets of plywood,…