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Loretto Marches with the Poor People’s Campaign

By Loretto Community / June 22, 2022 /
A collage with yellow, orange a red striped sunset background with an outline of people marching layered on top.

“Do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with God.” Micah 6:8 The Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) is a community of faith that hopes to counter narratives of exclusion. Loretto Link’s Good…

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Loretto Jubilarians: Faithful to the Gospel & Dedicated to Loving God’s People

By Loretto Community / June 21, 2022 /
List of names of people celebrating jubilees in 2022

“The vocation to be a Sister of Loretto shows itself in a spirit of courage and generosity, marked by a trust in God, ingenuity and self-reliance, made firm by a…

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Remembrance of the Life of Sister Angela Bianco SL

By Loretto Community / June 18, 2022 /

Loretto Sister Angela Bianco died peacefully June 18, 2022, at the Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary. She was 78 and in the 38th year of her life as a Sister of Loretto. Angela wrote…

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Remembrance of the Life of Rosalie Duran CoL

By Loretto Community / June 13, 2022 /

Loretto Co-member Rosalie Duran died Monday, June 13, at The Oberon House in Arvada, Colo. Her family and her Loretto friends had been closely in touch; she recently received the…

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Loretto Loves Acronyms: We Hope You Enjoy Our “Alphabet Soup!’

By Loretto Community / June 11, 2022 /
A woman wearing a green shirt and a smile stands amongst a crowd and holds a sign that reads "NFWN keeping faith with Immigrants", with the National Farm Worker Ministry logo in the lower right corner.

When a little kid, one of our members often had Campbell’s Alphabet Soup for lunch. She would pick out letters in the soup to spell her name or her town…

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Read the latest issue of the Loretto Circle Newsletter – 5/27/2022

By Loretto Community / June 7, 2022 /
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“O, the Places You’ll Go!”

By Loretto Community / June 6, 2022 /
Jessie Rathburn reads "Braiding Sweetgrass" at an outdoor table, with gardens and a shed in the background.

In the life of Loretto, an early prayer greeting created by our priest-founder Father Charles Nerinckx calls us “O Dear Sisters and Scholars.” Yes, we are all learners and realize…

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Loretto Schools And Their Students: We Are So Proud of You!

By Loretto Community / May 27, 2022 /
Hands toss white graduation caps with green tassels into the air.

Have you ever thought of your school as “holy ground?” Loretto has. The Constitutions of the Sisters of Loretto tell us, “Our long and vital tradition of teaching takes many…

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Loretto, Five Other Women Religious Congregations Speak Together Against Gun Violence

By Loretto Community / May 26, 2022 /

May 26, 2022 As we mourn the loss of more than 30 lives in 10 days, our hearts break. In conversations with each other and in our prayers to God,…

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Loretto: Making a Difference, One Loan at a Time

By Loretto Community / May 22, 2022 /
Sign outside building reads "Mount Loretto: Home. Community. Partnership" Subheading: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Denver. A Joint Venture with the Sisters of Loretto.

Like many religious communities, Loretto has an Investment Committee. Started in the 1970s, the committee supports Loretto values by working for justice and acting for peace. Its original mandate was…

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Loretto Speaks Out: Living Our Lives Boldly

By Loretto Community / May 16, 2022 /
Colorful banner featuring these words from Unamuno's quote "to remain silent is to lie." Banner by Robert Strobridge CoL

The Evangelists – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John – who gave birth to the New Testament and the words and stories of Jesus that we embrace today, were all writing…

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Remembrance of the Life of Sister Janel Crumb OSF CoL

By Loretto Community / May 12, 2022 /

Janel Crumb, a Sister of Saint Francis of Rochester, Minn., and Loretto Co-member, died in Rochester May 12. Janel had been an eager participant in many Loretto events and gatherings, along…

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