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Gifts Freely Given: Loretto Talents on Display!

By Loretto Community / July 25, 2021 /
A woman smiles from behind her camera.

Loretto Archives keeps thousands of pictures of our Sisters and Co-members — very fun photos, views of celebrations, service, pictures of religious experiences and so much more. Each image tells…

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Read the latest issue of the Loretto Circle Newsletter – 7/23/2021

By Loretto Community / July 23, 2021 /
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Good Samaritans: Loretto Members Practice What They Preach!

By Loretto Community / July 19, 2021 /
Three women stand behind boxes of donated clothing.

Loretto’s Constitutions tell us, “The Spirit of God is not bound. It reveals itself in the lives of everyone. Even as we give to others, we acknowledge our need to…

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Loretto Magazine and Annual Report – Summer 2021

By Loretto Community / July 16, 2021 /

Read Loretto Magazine Loretto Spotlight Video – Wren Smith Loretto & Earth Jessie Rathburn grew up close to the land in the Texas hill country. Her parents, educated in biology,…

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Loretto Volunteer brings deep awareness to her work at Angelica Village

By Loretto Community / July 15, 2021 /

By Becca Krasky, Loretto Volunteer At its best, a deep time awareness might help us see ourselves as part of a web of gift, inheritance and legacy stretching over millions…

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Loretto Community members residing at award winning Infirmary have mission to pray for all

By Loretto Community / July 15, 2021 /

Joy Jensen SL lives in Loretto’s Infirmary at the Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. She tells us that, while the coronavirus period has been difficult, Infirmary staff have worked diligently to…

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Remembrance of the Life of Sister Theresa (formerly Sister John Bosco) Coyle SL

By Loretto Community / July 14, 2021 /

Sister Theresa Coyle died July 14 at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary in Nerinx, Ky. She was 92 and in the 74th year of her Loretto commitment. A remembrance of her life…

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Loretto Earth Network: 30 years young and alive for Earth

By Loretto Community / July 14, 2021 /

By Nancy Wittwer SL The dream of Earth in harmony with that of its Creator will be fulfilled as we are transformed and participate in the healing and transformation of…

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Loretto Advocacy: ‘Because the Gospel Urges Us’

By Loretto Community / July 9, 2021 /
Colorful artwork with the text "We work for justice and act for peace." A white dove carrying an olive branch in its mouth is below. Art by Bob Strobridge.

Loretto’s Constitutions give us the foundational words for the work of Loretto in today’s world. Article 36 is straightforward and clear: “We work for justice and act for peace because…

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Spotlight Video: Wren Smith, Loretto co-member and naturalist

By Loretto Community / July 7, 2021 /

Wren Smith speaks with awe of the natural world. Interpretive Programs Manager at Bernheim Forest and Arboretum in Clermont, Ky., she has been intrigued by the natural world from childhood,…

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Loretto: Committed to Ensuring the Common Good for All

By Loretto Community / July 5, 2021 /
The seal of the Sisters of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross - Deus Providebit

The Fourth of July, our nation’s Independence Day, has been a federal holiday since 1941, but the custom of celebrating it goes all the way back to the American Revolution.…

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Loretto Circles Offer Welcoming Way To Get To Know Loretto

By Loretto Community / June 28, 2021 /
Women sitting in meeting chairs talk and laugh together.

Circles are easily seen in pizzas and bicycle wheels, even birthday cakes! Circle images are in prose and poetry and in all kinds of other imagery. Through the years Loretto…

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