7 - 28 January 2019
This experience begins in Kathmandu where we undertake a variety of service and cultural activities. Each morning you'll work with Mother Teresa's order of nuns: the Missionaries of Charity in their home for the destitute at Pashupatinath Temple, the holiest site in Nepal.
In the afternoons, Fr Greg Sharkey, a Jesuit expert on Buddhism, will be your guide through the complex history, culture and politics of Nepal.
After this service experience we embark on the physically challenging, yet awe inspiring trek high into the Himalayas to visit a small Jesuit-run school for Sherpa children, before returning to Kathmandu. Each night is spent with generous hospitality of locals in tiny villages, where you will stay in basic accommodation know as tea lodges.
“Going to Nepal was one of the most personally transformative experiences of my life. The contrast between the entrenched poverty of the country and the generosity of the people was so palpable, in an incredibly moving way. My first Immersion left me invigorated with hope and enlivened by a newfound awareness which I feel a deep responsibility to live out through service.”
Annie Ramsay, Nepal Immersion 2017
(Loreto 2014, Volunteer Coordinator at The Two Wolves)