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It’s a Banner Year for Webster University in St. Louis

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2019 /
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Congratulations to Webster University for its best ranking ever in the 2020 US News and World Report Best Colleges. Out of all Missouri institutions in the Midwest University category, Webster…

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Advent Reflections 2019 – 12/1/2019

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2019 /

Week One: Called to Restore! Here we are called to hope in the vision of God for the future. We need to go through this time together…. called to the…

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Loretto Earth Network News – Winter 2019

By Loretto Community / November 27, 2019 /
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Action Alert – Loretto Stands with the Dreamers

By Loretto Community / November 13, 2019 /

On Nov. 12 the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on the legality of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  A large contingent from the Leadership Conference of…

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Loretto Magazine – Fall 2019

By Loretto Community / November 8, 2019 /

Read Loretto Magazine 7,600 years of service to the people of God As of the end of 2019, the vowed Sisters of Loretto currently living have collectively served in various…

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Loretto Stands With LCWR in Its Objection to U.S. Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement

By Loretto Community / November 7, 2019 /
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LCWR Troubled by U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement November 7, 2019 The Leadership Conference of Women (LCWR) was deeply disappointed by President Trump’s 2017 pledge to pull the United…

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Notes & News

By Loretto Community / November 5, 2019 /

Loretto Magazine – Fall 2019 Volunteer House opens in Denver For the second year in a row, Loretto has opened a new Volunteer House. One year after the founding of…

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Ruth Fitzpatrick Celebrates 25 Years as a Loretto Co-member

By Loretto Community / November 1, 2019 /
A black and white picture of a large crowd of people focusing on one woman in particular with large round glasses holding a piece of paper and microphone while speaking passionately.

(Editor’s Note: Information from Mary Hunt, friend of Loretto, and from Ruth’s son, John Fitzpatrick, via Jeannine Gramick) Mary Hunt writes, “Ruth McDonough Fitzpatrick made a signal contribution through her…

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Emerging Forms Committee Asks, ‘What is Emerging?’

By Loretto Community / November 1, 2019 /
Pink and purple butterfly graphic for Interchange What is Emerging?

(Editor’s Note:  Reflections from the Emerging Forms Committee)  A question people often ask and wonder about is, “What is really meant by evolutionary consciousness?” We invite you to ponder with…

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Loretto, as Part of LCWR Region 13 Leadership, Calls for Recognition of Migrant Family Separation as a Pro-life Issue

By Loretto Community / October 31, 2019 /
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September 25, 2019 We appeal to people who value the dignity of all human life to recognize that the separation of young migrant children from their parents is a significant…

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It’s a Banner Year for Webster University in St. Louis

By Loretto Community / October 25, 2019 /

Congratulations to Webster for its best ranking ever in the 2020 US News and World Report Best Colleges. Out of all Missouri institutions in the Midwest University category, Webster was…

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Remembrance of the Life of Robert Riggs CoL

By Loretto Community / October 22, 2019 /
A man with short grey hair and big glasses smiling softly for a headshot picture wearing a teal shirt and a black jacket in front of a worn red brick wall.

“I will give you the treasures of darkness and riches hidden in secret places so that you may know that it is I the God of Israel, who calls you…

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