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Loretto Magazine – Summer 2022

By Loretto Community / July 12, 2022 /
Loretto Magazine Summer 2022 - Cover design

Download Read Loretto Magazine Loretto Spotlight Video – Eva Marie Salas SL and Lupe Arciniega SL Buffy Boesen SL, longtime president of Loretto Academy in El Paso, passes the baton…

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Loretto Stands with the Church in Opposing Nuclear Weapons

By Loretto Community / July 11, 2022 /
People carry a large banner reading "Loretto Women for Disarmament" in a protest march on the grass.

I Am the Way, the Loretto Constitutions, uses Scriptural passages to guide Loretto’s work. The Old Testament prophet Jerimiah tells us quite plainly, “I know the plans I have in…

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Bringing Sisters Back Together: Loretto Begins Exhumation of Sisters Buried in Loretto Heights Cemetery

By Loretto Community / July 6, 2022 /
A rusted and dirt crusted rosary is displayed in outstretched hands.

Five years ago, with the announcement of the pending sale of the Loretto Heights campus, Loretto began prayerful and thoughtful research into how the Community could best ensure the perpetual…

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Buffy Boesen SL, longtime president of Loretto Academy in El Paso, passes the baton to Academy graduate

By Loretto Community / July 1, 2022 /
Buffy Boesen SL

The goodness I have experienced here is a font of endless joy and energy for me. Mary E. “Buffy” Boesen For more than 22 years Mary E. “Buffy” Boesen SL…

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Loretto Heeds John Lewis’s Call To Find Way To Get In ‘Good Trouble’

By Loretto Community / July 1, 2022 /
A group of people gather for a photo in front of a house around a banner that reads "Loretto."

John Lewis said to America, “You must find a way to get in the way and get in good trouble, necessary trouble. … You have a moral obligation, a mission,…

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Carrying seeds of love to Peru & Chile

By Loretto Community / June 30, 2022 /
A nun in habit poses for a photo with a Chilean family in this archival photo

In 1964, two years after Colegio Loretto opened in La Paz, Bolivia, a Loretto house opened in Tacna, a city in the Andean foothills of southern Peru. In these photos,…

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50 years later: ‘The seeds have grown into strong, tall trees …’

By Loretto Community / June 30, 2022 /
Black and white photo of an elementary school class photo

We are daughters of Colegio Loretto; the seeds you planted in us are multiplying in our sons and daughters and our grandsons and granddaughters. From a presentation prepared by the…

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Read the latest issue of the Loretto Circle Newsletter – 6/25/2022

By Loretto Community / June 25, 2022 /
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Loretto Jubilarians: Faithful to the Gospel & Dedicated to Loving God’s People (Part 2)

By Loretto Community / June 24, 2022 /
List of names of people celebrating jubilees in 2022

How we spend our days is, after all, how we spend our lives. Annie Dillard The Gospel text for Sunday, June 26, tells the story of the disciples of Jesus…

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UN Intern: Emma Sandu, Student at Ohio State University

By Loretto Community / June 23, 2022 /

Loretto at the UN is excited to welcome Emma Sandu as our summer UN intern. Emma is a sophomore at the Ohio State University majoring in world politics with a minor…

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March, speakers, draw attention to poverty, voting rights, health care needs

By Loretto Community / June 23, 2022 /

Published by Catholic News Service, posted by the Catholic Spirit on June 23, 2022 The Loretto Community was one of several religious orders and organizations that participated in the Moral…

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Spotlight Video: Eva Marie Salas SL and Lupe Arciniega SL

By Loretto Community / June 23, 2022 /

This year, 2022, marks the 50th anniversary of the first graduating class of Colegio Loretto in La Paz, Bolivia. Eva Marie Salas SL and Lupe Arciniega SL are still in…

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