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Loretto Community Joins LCWR to Condemn Racism in All Forms

By Loretto Community / August 28, 2017 /
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.

Aug. 28, 2017 The Loretto Community, joining with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and many other faith communities, condemns racism in all its forms, whether the violent acts of…

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Loretto Joins LCWR in Call for Dialogue between U.S. & N. Korea

By Loretto Community / August 18, 2017 /
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.

Aug. 18, 2017 Loretto Joins with LCWR in Calling on President Trump to Engage in Constructive Dialogue and Negotiation to Resolve Crisis between the United States and North Korea Statement…

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Happy Pakistan Independence Day!

By Loretto Community / August 16, 2017 /

Pakistan celebrated its 70th birthday this year on Aug. 14.  Before Pakistan came into existence the area was called the Subcontinent. India, Pakistan and Bangladesh were one nation. The British rule over…

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Fascinating Story on Reinterment of 17 Pioneer Loretto Sisters

By Loretto Community / August 3, 2017 /

Thank you to Ron and Rosie Brogan, who created “A Catholic Mission” website and shared the fascinating story of the reinterment of 17 pioneer Loretto Sisters in St. Paul, Kansas,…

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Remembrance of the Life of Sister M. Cecily Jones SL

By Loretto Community / July 31, 2017 /

Feb. 28, 1924 — July 18, 2017 Sister Cecily Jones was born in East St. Louis, Ill., the only daughter of Harry Gilmore Jones of Belleville, Ill., and Alice Irene…

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Loretto & Nerinx: In Good Company

By Loretto Community / June 1, 2017 /

              By Annie Stevens and Donna Day Sixty people — members of the Loretto Community, Nerinx Hall faculty, students and board members — gathered…

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An Idea for a Collaborative Sustainable Community

By Loretto Community / June 1, 2017 /

By Martha Crawley Over the past 18 months, Beth Blissman, Jean East, Anna Koop, Lisa Reynolds, Mary Helen Sandoval and I have been considering the possibility of a future project…

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Loretto High School Alumnae Association Grants Support Loretto Values, Mission

By Loretto Community / June 1, 2017 /

By Barbara Nicholas Annually, the board of the Loretto High School Alumnae Association, following consultation with the members at the business meeting, awards small grants of up to $500 to…

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Kaye Edwards Returns Home

By Loretto Community / June 1, 2017 /

By Cecily Jones Just after her route from Lynchburg, Va., took her onto the Bluegrass Parkway near Lexington, Ky., Kaye Edwards breathed a deep, comfortable sigh, saying to herself, “I’m…

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LGBT Catholics Are Hopeful in the Age of Pope Francis

By Loretto Community / June 1, 2017 /

By Jeannine Gramick Although the rain came down in a deluge all weekend, the 300 Catholics gathered at a Chicago hotel April 28-30 didn’t seem to be bothered. Inside it…

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Roberta Hudlow Marches for Mother Earth

By Loretto Community / June 1, 2017 /
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Congratulations, Lois!

By Loretto Community / June 1, 2017 /
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