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Remembrance of the Life of Sister Barbara Anderson SL

By Loretto Community / March 13, 2017 /

Jan. 23, 1930 – March 8, 2017 Barbara Anderson was born in Springfield, Mass., the only daughter of Karl Eric Walter Anderson and Edna Victoria Clow Anderson. Her only brother,…

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Loretto Earth Network News – Spring 2017

By Loretto Community / March 9, 2017 /

Check out the newest issue of LENN below!

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Remembrance of the Life of Sister Patricia Anne (formerly Sister Mary Richelle) Cullen

By Loretto Community / March 7, 2017 /

March 17, 1935 – March 2, 2017 Sister Pat Cullen left us several autobiographical sketches, which provide the substance of this remembrance. Pat begins her life story thus: “When the…

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Getting to Know You: Conversations About Loretto Work After Vatican II

By Loretto Community / March 1, 2017 /

By Mary Kay Brannan and Therese Stawowy Does your “bucket list” include reconnecting to Loretto? Would you like to share with new Loretto folks what you were doing after Vatican…

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Loretto Supports National Farm Workers Ministry

By Loretto Community / March 1, 2017 /

By Roxanne Monterastelli Carolyn Jarmillo and Rox Monterastelli represented the Latin America Caribbean Committee at the National Farm Workers Ministry winter board meeting in January at FIRM, Fresno (Calif.) Interdenominational…

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Maureen McCormack Offers Her Perspective on Interfaith Dialogue

By Loretto Community / March 1, 2017 /

By Maureen McCormack As I think about the topic of interfaith dialogue, I realize that most of us grew up in one faith or no faith tradition. Some were part…

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Loretto Turns Out for Women’s Rights: A Time for Reflections

By Loretto Community / March 1, 2017 /

                By Lillian Moskeland Families, husbands, co-members and vowed members of Loretto gathered around the nation to stand for women’s rights. Ninety-six years…

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Welcoming the Stranger

By Loretto Community / February 21, 2017 /

Statement of the Loretto Community ‘Welcoming the Stranger’ Feb. 21, 2017 The Sisters and Co-Members of Loretto, a community of faith joined in mission to work for justice and act…

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Remembrance of the Life of Sister Marian (formerly Sister John Carroll) Andrews SL

By Loretto Community / February 17, 2017 /

Aug. 12, 1924 – Feb. 13, 2017 The following is Sister Marian Andrews’ autobiography, which she submitted to the Archives in 1987: “I was born in Pueblo, Colo., in 1924,…

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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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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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