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Amanda Beard

Amanda Beard an Archives Assistant at the Loretto Heritage Center. She enjoys doing research requests, especially seeing the joy she brings to others when she shares the information she finds.
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Lucia Perea: Spotlight on a New Mexican Sister

By Amanda Beard / October 3, 2023 /
Archival formal photo of a young Sister Lucia Perea in habit holding her bible and posing.

Did you know that September 15th through October 15th is Hispanic Heritage month? This annual celebration began in 1968 as “Hispanic Heritage Week” and was later extended to a month…

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