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It was 3:00 AM and people were beginning to show up in the St. Mary’s parking lot, all of us preparing to depart for New Orleans to catch our first plane for Haiti. I remember thinking to myself, “I don’t really want to be here. I don’t have time to […]

Open My Heart by Peyton Perron


Mercy is a word that seems to be used quite often, and with a multitude of purposes. We often associate this spiritual buzzword with a great act of forgiveness or simply doing what one does not have to do for another person. In 2016, Pope Francis said that, “Mercy is the […]

The Sweetest Mercy by Lexi Hubbell



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 “Although I didn’t realize it then, before even leaving, God was preparing me to learn how to let go and let God.” Where are you going? What are you going to be doing there? Who are you going with? All questions I was being asked prior to leaving for my […]

Let Go and Let God by Ashley Dutel





As Hurricane Matthew made its way through Haiti, it left everything in its path in a state of destruction. One particular community that felt this devastation is La Vallee de Jacmel. Having been to this community the last three years as a part of mission trips, we have developed very strong […]

Project Restore La Vallee



We would like to say thank you from the bottom of our hearts to everyone who attended, volunteered, and donated at our fundraiser. The generosity of South Louisiana communities is what makes our home one of the most special places in the world. Because of YOU, we are given the […]

Thank You!!



Mission Renew is an 501(c)3 organization aimed at reaching out to the Haitian people through interaction and service, and to share our faith, hope, and love. For the past two years, Mission Renew has provided young adults the experience of a lifetime, and we are back at it again. This […]

2016 Silent Auction Fundraiser