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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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Welcome Nicole Cobb, Loretto Academy’s New President

By Mary E. (Buffy) Boesen SL / May 1, 2022 /
Two women posing and smiling brightly for a photo in front of a staircase.

I am pleased to announce that the Board of Trustees of Loretto Academy has appointed our fifth president, Nicole Cobb. Nicole is a 2002 graduate of Loretto Academy and is…

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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…

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A Visit to WaterStep in Louisville

By Mary E. (Buffy) Boesen SL / September 1, 2018 /
Two women smiling together inside a swimming pool pump room with various equipment, pipes, and tubes.

This past July 6, Maria Daniel, Kathy Wright, Barbara Nicholas, Kathleen Corbett, Jane German and Buffy Boesen met with WaterStep in Louisville. WaterStep developed the water filtration system that the…

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Kathleen Corbett Celebrates 50 Years in Loretto

By Mary E. (Buffy) Boesen SL / October 1, 2017 /
A woman with short white hair and wire-framed glasses smiling brightly for a headshot picture inside a church.

Surrounded by Loretto Community members, friends from her parish and friends from Holy Cross Catholic School where she teaches and has taught for five years, Kathleen Corbett celebrated her 50th…

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Loretto Academy’s Little Theater Shines Again

By Mary E. (Buffy) Boesen SL / November 1, 2016 /
A grand theatre entrance with large wooden doors and blue mosaic detailed with shooting stars and planets.

Great news for the Loretto Academy! For many years (1976-1999) Frances Ratermann taught music at Loretto Academy. That meant that she also directed the musicals. When I arrived at Loretto,…

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