IVC New Orleans
Ignatian Volunteer Corps New Orleans
Marquette Hall, Rm 107
Loyola University, New Orleans
6363 St. Charles Ave, Box 9
New Orleans, LA 70118
Stories from New Orleans
IVC New Orleans Member Profile: Jerry Alexander
In his “Richness of Many Years of Life” address, Pope Francis declared that “Old age is not a disease; it is a privilege.” Jerry Alexander, IVC New Orleans volunteer, embodies that statement. When he told his regional director in spring of 2022 that he was diagnosed...
Meet our IVC New Orleans Regional Council!
Pictured from left to right, top row to bottom row are: Mary Baudouin, Provincial Assistant for Justice & Ecology, Jesuits of the U.S. Central and Southern Province Mat Grau, retired Director of Alumni Relations, Jesuit High School Leah Grau (Chair), retired...
The Push for Repeal of the Death Penalty in Louisiana
What a difference a year has made. Last spring, I received information about the Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC) in an email from the Loyola Alumni Association and was invited to attend an informational meeting at Loyola’s Ignatius Chapel to learn more.
Bicycles and Rosaries!
Tom Adler serves as the Life Skills Coordinator at Project Lazarus, the oldest and largest residential facility in the Gulf Coast region providing assisted living to people with HIV/AIDS. Founded in 1985 by two compassionate priests in cooperation with the...
Experience Saving a Life
When Cathy Brown joined the Ignatian Volunteer Corps, she did not expect to actually save a person’s life within the first 30 minutes of the first shift at her service site. But that’s exactly what happened!
Loyola University New Orleans Partners with IVC
Within the collaborative and celebratory spirit of the Ignatian Year, the Ignatian Volunteer Corps of New Orleans joined with Loyola University New Orleans in the Currie Alumni Partnership for Service to offer the Jesuit university’s retired staff, faculty and alumni...
Arts & Education Leader Says YES! to Service
New IVC Service Corp Member, Shirley Trusty Corey, has a rich history of serving in the arts and educational arenas. She helped found the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts Public High School, and led the New Orleans Arts Council for nearly two decades. She read...
What are IVC members doing now?
We are continuing to meet as a volunteer community, now twice monthly, via Zoom video conferencing. It’s not the same as meeting in person, but it’s been beautiful to stay in touch.