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Reflections from the Lenten Prayer Service for Peace

By Loretto Community / March 6, 2024 /

Last week, Feb. 28, the Motherhouse Community and friends organized a public prayer service in front of Senator Mitch McConnell’s office. Here are photos, quotes and press from the event.…

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Public Lenten prayer service held in Louisville for Peace in Palestine, Israel

By Loretto Community / March 4, 2024 /

Published by the Courier Journal on February 28, 2024 More than 50 people came to the Federal Courthouse for a Lenten Prayer for Peace in Palestine and Israel on Wednesday,…

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Loretto Heritage Center’s 1st Family History Day draws crowd

By Loretto Community / March 4, 2024 /

Written by David Neri and published by The Lebanon Enterprise on February 28, 2024 For many of the people who spoke at last Saturday’s Family History Day at the Loretto…

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Co-member Barbara Wander’s Latest Report on Haiti

By Loretto Community / March 4, 2024 /

Barbara Wander is a Loretto co-member who has been working with the Little Sisters of St. Therese in Haiti for many years. Click here to read the March 2024 issue…

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Read all about it! Loretto Magazine, Winter 2024 issue now out!

By Loretto Community / March 4, 2024 /
Cover of Loretto Magazine winter 2024. Photo of seven women posing together on the front steps of a building. Text at the top reads: Inside... Loretto's new Justice Fellowship program, Loretto welcomes migrants, Pioneers at Loretto Heights College ... and more

Loretto Magazine’s winter edition is now available! Your heart will be stirred by the Loretto Justice Fellows, women who provide service hours to local community organizations while studying in the…

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Loretto Link meeting a success

By Loretto Community / March 1, 2024 /
A woman with short grey hair and glasses laughing candidly while speaking into a microphone at her hand while she stands at an indoor social event where others around her are sitting at tables.

The Loretto Link meeting in St. Louis in January, the second in-person meeting since Link’s inception five-plus years ago, was a rousing success! One of the highlights was a presentation…

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Read the latest issue of the Loretto Circle eNewsletter – 2/28/2024

By Loretto Community / February 28, 2024 /
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Deacon uncovers names of Black Catholics buried in unmarked graves at Louisville cemetery

By Loretto Community / February 27, 2024 /

Published by the Louisville Courier Journal on February 21, 2024 Loretto Roots Enslavement project is one of many historic studies being conducted by Catholic organizations who were involved in the…

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150+ Organizations Stand in Solidarity with Annunciation House and Denounce Texas’ Attacks on Humanitarian Aid

By Loretto Community / February 27, 2024 /

Published by Refugees International on February 26, 2024 On Tuesday, February 20, 2024 Texas Attorney General Paxton launched a politically motivated attack against Annunciation House, a volunteer organization that offers…

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Join Loretto, Loretto-affiliated schools and others working to heal Earth

By Loretto Community / February 26, 2024 /

Laudate Deum is a call to heed the gravity of the moment and undertake change before it is too late for Earth and life on Earth. The pope urges us…

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Holy Family Catholic Church

By Loretto Community / February 26, 2024 /

Published by the Southeast Missourian on February 24, 2024 Too often, Black history is thought of as something to be celebrated only in February, with Martin Luther King Jr.’s rousing…

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New research unearths first black student at Webster University; long before other colleges

By Loretto Community / February 23, 2024 /

Published by Total Information AM on February 22, 2024 Webster University Professor Annie Stevens, and DEI Associate Vice President Vincent Flewellen join Debbie and Scott in studio talking about how…

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