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Remembrance of the Life of Lucy Donovan Walsh CoL

By Loretto Community / February 13, 2017 /

April 27, 1938 – Feb. 4, 2017 Lucy Donovan Walsh of Kirkwood, Mo., composed a thorough autobiography, at the time of her application for Co-membership in the Loretto Community in…

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Remembrance of the Life of Sister M. Kristin McNamara SL

By Loretto Community / February 6, 2017 /

April 17, 1932 — Feb.1, 2017 Kristin McNamara composed her own obituary and submitted it to the Archives when she moved from Taos, N.M., to Loretto Motherhouse. It reads as…

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Jubilee Reflection: A Little Story About a Lifetime Commitment

By Loretto Community / February 2, 2017 /

By Kim Klein Here is a little summary of what I hope I said at my Jubilee after telling the story of meeting Loretto through Vicki Quatmann and making my…

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Colleagues & Friends Celebrate Mary Catherine Rabbitt’s Retirement

By Loretto Community / February 2, 2017 /

By Vicki Schwartz With more than 70 professional and personal friends, Mary Catherine Rabbitt celebrated her retirement from Disability Law Colorado Dec. 15, 2016. Testimonials were given by her agency…

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Loretto Marches in 2017 MLK Marade in Denver

By Loretto Community / February 2, 2017 /
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Remembrance of the Life of Sister Carolyn Ann Wheat SL

By Loretto Community / January 5, 2017 /

Aug. 25, 1921 — Dec. 30, 2016 Sister Carolyn Ann, who was baptized Anna Sophia, was a daughter of Kentucky who spent almost her entire adult life in the western…

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Remembrance of the Life of Sister Anne Michelle LaMarre SL

By Loretto Community / December 5, 2016 /

Nov.  24, 1928 —Nov. 28, 2016 Sister Anne Michelle LaMarre was born into a devout Catholic family in Kankakee, Ill. As Monica Margaret LaMarre, she grew up with two brothers and…

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Remembrance of the Life of Jenelyn Wessler CoL

By Loretto Community / December 5, 2016 /

May 14, 1924 — Dec. 2, 2016 Of Jen Wessler’s early years we have little information. We do know from her co-membership application, completed in 1980, that she was born…

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Relationship of Trust: Loretto-Ghana Sister Community Committee

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2016 /

By Lillian Moskeland At the close of this past summer, the Loretto-Ghana Sister Community Committee — Marie Ego, Pauline Albin, Elise André, Betsy Clute and Lillian Moskeland — and the…

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Remembrance of the Life of Sister Jane (Sister John Dennis) Clark, SL

By Loretto Community / November 28, 2016 /

Sept. 7, 1926 — Nov. 17, 2016 Jane Clark was born in Lebanon, Ky.,  a descendant of two of Kentucky’s earliest Catholic families.  Her father was John Dennis Clark of…

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Remembrance of the Life of Alma Schuler CoL

By Loretto Community / November 14, 2016 /

July 7, 1920 – Nov. 13, 2016 Alma Marcella Schuler was a quiet, gentle woman often introduced in Loretto circles as “the younger sister of the Schuler twins.” Alma, known…

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Remembrance of the Life of Barbara Agnew CPPS, CoL

By Loretto Community / October 9, 2016 /

April 10, 1925 — Oct. 8, 2016 Sister Barbara Agnew was born in Dayton, Ohio, the older of two children of Walter Ignatius and Marie Katherine Weiser Agnew. She grew…

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