L’Arche Ontario Day 7: “Our Home”

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Hi all, this is Marilee. Luckily, the weather turned back and we got some great sunshine on our last full day in Hamilton. Today we headed to one Indwell location. Indwell is a Hamilton-based charity that supports communities by providing extremely affordable housing solutions, and wraparound services to contribute to tenants’ stability and success. Indwell […]

Thursday in Merida!

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Hi my name is Mark, and I’m a Senior biology major graduating this year. Today we started off with a presentation about the Mission of Friendship and reflected on how to assist the mission moving forward. Following this, we went to one of the mission’s programs, a day care, where we painted, cleaned up construction […]

Wednesday in Merida!

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After having gone to the cenotes on Tuesday, I wasn’t quite sure what would top such a cool day but Wednesday would bring more unique experiences and will be a day that stands out to me for the rest of my life. To begin the day we walked through the local markets that were very […]

Merida, Mexico Day 1

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Hi! My name is Elisabeth Gural and I am a junior Physician Assistant major! Today was the first day of our trip. We left the Gannon Arch around 1:30am. It was a super long travel day, but we finally got to Merida around 3:00 in the afternoon! We met with our partners at the Mission […]

Merida, Mexico Day 4

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Hello! My name is Mariella Dzubinski and I am a senior nursing major. On Tuesday, we traveled to the Santa Barbara Cenotes, which was about an hour and half from Merida. At this location, there were four different cenotes that we visited. Each individual cenote had clear blue water and were unique. We enjoyed swimming […]