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Kathy Wright SL

Kathy, a CPA, joined the Sisters of Loretto in 1986 and continued her service to a variety of non-profits (including Nerinx Hall and Loretto Academy) and Loretto with her financial skills. She has enjoyed serving on many committees, including the Investment Committee, Guatemala Sister Community Committee, Executive Committee, Finance Committee and Forum. Kathy lived and worked in Haiti, where she fell in love with the people there. She now resides in Florida.
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Reflection on the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Kathy Wright SL / August 14, 2022 /

When I first read this Gospel it was perplexing. When Jesus says “I have come to set the earth on fire” I am reminded of the raging fires in the…

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Reflection on the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Kathy Wright SL / July 10, 2022 /

We see the long pattern of human behavior and the even longer pattern of God’s invitation in today’s readings. Starting with the Book of Deuteronomy, which was written 700 years…

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Reflection on the Seventh Sunday of Easter

By Kathy Wright SL / May 29, 2022 /
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Robert McAfee Brown, in a talk given five years after the end of the Vietnam War, said, “Where we stand determines what we see. Who we listen to determines what…

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Reflection on the Fourth Sunday of Lent

By Kathy Wright SL / March 27, 2022 /
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In the second reading we have a strong reminder that things have changed with the coming of Jesus in human form. We are told “… the old things have passed…

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Reflection on the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Kathy Wright SL / January 16, 2022 /
Colorful banner featuring these words from Unamuno's quote "to remain silent is to lie." Banner by Robert Strobridge CoL

When I first read the readings for today, I thought I had made a mistake. I double checked and then looked back to find that the first reading today was…

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Reflection on the Fourth Sunday of Advent

By Kathy Wright SL / December 19, 2021 /

There seems to be a focus on doing God’s will in these readings. Jesus came to do God’s will from his birth until his death and resurrection. Mary agreed to…

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Reflection on the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Kathy Wright SL / October 31, 2021 /

The Jewish people had just completed their 40 years of wandering in the desert. Moses has brought them to the promised land. They had time and many opportunities to learn…

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Reflection on the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Kathy Wright SL / October 3, 2021 /

When I first read the readings for today I wished that I had chosen a different Sunday. As I sat with these readings in these weeks leading up to the…

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Reflection on the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Kathy Wright SL / August 1, 2021 /

I have never known real hunger, hardship or food scarcity and I have never been enslaved like the Israelites in the first reading. But it is not hard for me…

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Reflection on the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Kathy Wright SL / July 11, 2021 /

Whenever I hear this Gospel I recall all of the times at the Loretto Women’s Network meetings that we were led in song by Maureen McCormack singing “The rest of…

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Reflection on Pentecost Sunday

By Kathy Wright SL / May 23, 2021 /

This year especially, I think Pentecost is a celebration of unity and community. When I read these readings for Pentecost this year, certain phrases struck me in a very different…

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Reflection: The Baptism of the Lord

By Kathy Wright SL / January 12, 2020 /

In the first reading from Isaiah we have a precursor to the Gospel. The reading quotes God as saying, “Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with…

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