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Keeping hope alive in Pakistan

By Loretto Community / April 1, 2024 /
Three women smiling together for a picture with others distracted behind them. They are outdoors on a sunny day, and two of the women are holding bowls of clay on their heads.

By Nasreen Daniel and Maribah Nasreen writes: Pakistan has 2.3 million people, or around one percent of the population, working in conditions it labels modern slavery. The most common form…

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Loretto stands up for peace… Loretto marches for dignity

By Loretto Community / April 1, 2024 /
A woman smiling brightly wearing a warm jacket outdoors with her hand on a large poster sign amongst a crowd.

By Loretto Communications staff Loretto Community members have taken part in recent activities promoting peace and justice in Gaza. Susan Classen and JoAnn Gates represented Loretto at a Mennonite-led peace…

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Interactive Accessibility Training Registration

By Loretto Community / March 26, 2024 /

We are excited to welcome the civic community to a training that will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to create programming and spaces accessible to all,…

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Read the latest issue of the Loretto Circle eNewsletter – 3/23/2024

By Loretto Community / March 25, 2024 /
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Christ Is Risen, Alleluia, Alleluia!

By Loretto Community / March 25, 2024 /
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During Holy Week, Christians focus on the mysteries of Jesus’ death and resurrection — again, a journey from darkness to light. It is a time of deep reflection and prayer.…

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Cobalt Red

By Loretto Community / March 20, 2024 /

By Joyce Minkler CoL Cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo is crucial to the manufacture of rechargeable batteries, on which mobile phones, laptops, electric vehicles and so many…

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging – a Loretto legacy

By Loretto Community / March 13, 2024 /
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These are the first rules that St. Mary’s Academy was founded on. … “No denomination is refused if willing to observe the rules of the school.” Which means that 160…

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Plans unveiled for Catholic Sisters’ Heritage Center in Cleveland

By Loretto Community / March 11, 2024 /

Originally posted by the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland on March 10, 2024 The Women’s Religious Archives Collaborative will establish a Heritage Center in Cleveland to preserve and celebrate the unique…

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Catholic Sisters Week honors all women religious!

By Loretto Community / March 11, 2024 /
Women in winter coats stand outside a large building, holding signs in protest of the war in Gaza.

The Constitutions of the Sisters of Loretto “direct us to praise and minister in Jesus name. Grounded by our roots, enlightened by the Gospel and the Council, we are free…

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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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