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Mary E. (Buffy) Boesen SL

Buffy spent many years as both and regular and special education teacher in Colorado, Kentucky and Iowa. After receiving her MSW she was a community organizer with All Families Deserve a Chance (A.F.D.C.) Coalition. She has spent many years as president of Loretto Academy in El Paso. A highlight for her was walking across the United States in 1986 on the Great Peace March for Global Nuclear Disarmament.
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Loretto helps provide respite for weary travelers

By Mary E. (Buffy) Boesen SL / May 31, 2019 /

In early October 2018, the number of asylum seekers coming into El Paso began increasing dramatically. Annunciation House needed more volunteers to assist with serving these people. Sisters from many religious communities began coming and needed housing. After the convent closed and rooms were converted to offices, there were still 14 rooms that were saved…

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