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Our move to a new house: A journey of hope and joy

By Loretto Community / February 1, 2024 /
A woman taking a selfie, she has dark brown long hair pulled back in a ponytail and she is wearing a black and floral patterned blouse.

By Maribah Moving to a new house, even when it is just a rental house, is more than just a change of physical location — it is a transformation of…

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‘What about the girls?’: Marian Middle School is Loretto’s answer

By Loretto Community / January 29, 2024 /
The quote "What about the girls?" is displayed above Marian Middle School sports and school uniforms and a graduation gown.

The question that began the project that is now called Marian Middle School was asked by Loretto Sister Nancy Wittwer, “What about the girls?” The answer to that question is…

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Family History Day at Loretto Heritage Center – boxed lunch registration

By Loretto Community / January 26, 2024 /
The front of a brick building with white french doors, an arched window, and the name plaque: Loretto Heritage Center featuring a vintage-inspired logo of a drawing of an old building. Stairs and a handrail are leading up to the doors and the photo features green leafy branches around the perimeter of the picture.

Please use the form below to order your boxed lunch(es) for the Family History Day event, presented by the Loretto Heritage Center. You have the option to pay by check…

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Read the latest issue of the Loretto Circle eNewsletter – 1/25/2023

By Loretto Community / January 25, 2024 /
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Loretto Joins Mennonite Peace Action

By Loretto Community / January 24, 2024 /
A woman in a heavy black jacket and wool gloves stands in a crowd with snow on the ground holding a red banner that says "violence has never defeated violence"

Co-members Susan Classen and JoAnn Gates represented Loretto at a Mennonite-led peace action for Gaza in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 16. They were among about 200 people who gathered for a…

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Monday Starter: Loretto sisters call for peace in Middle East

By Loretto Community / January 22, 2024 /

Published by the Global Sisters Report on January 22, 2024 The Loretto Community has joined the ever-growing chorus of voices calling for peace in the Middle East.  “Loretto grieves the…

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Loretto and its Sister Communities support spirituality of peace, global interconnectedness

By Loretto Community / January 15, 2024 /
Strobridge art with colorful quote

Throughout the years, Loretto has honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of non-violence. Our members have celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day in various parts of the country where…

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Loretto urgently calls for end to Middle East war

By Loretto Community / January 11, 2024 /
Colorful artwork with the text "We work for justice and act for peace." Art by Bob Strobridge.

Loretto grieves the deaths in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank. Tens of thousands of people have been killed, mostly women and children. All their homes in Gaza are gone.…

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Interchange and its editors beloved by Loretto Community

By Loretto Community / January 8, 2024 /
Collage of "Interchange" logos from over the years, including some volume numbers and dates

“We as Sisters of Loretto, Loretto Co-members, share in that mysterious gift of the Holy Spirit which quietly and decisively brought Loretto into being and keeps it alive today.” (I…

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A Loretto mindset: Young at heart!

By Loretto Community / January 1, 2024 /
Shadows of three camels and their riders stretch across the desert sand.

To start out the new year, Loretto asked members the following: Whom do you think of within Loretto when you hear the phrase “young at heart?” Follow us on Facebook…

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Transitions program equalizes higher education, evokes mission of Sisters of Loretto

By Loretto Community / December 27, 2023 /

Published by the Webster Journal on December 25, 2023 The Sisters of Loretto opened Loretto College with the mission to “make education accessible to all.” More than 100 years later,…

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Joy to the World! Loretto wishes you a gratitude-filled Merry Christmas!!

By Loretto Community / December 25, 2023 /
Image of a stained glass window depicting the magi visiting the infant Jesus. "Joy to the world" is written in red across the top. To the sides of the image, "God has gifted us with every spiritual blessing in Christ. Ephesians 1:3" is written in English, Spanish and Urdu.

The birthday of the Lord is the birthday of peace.  St. Leo the Great Among the many gifts of the Yuletide season celebrating Christ’s birth are the wonderful memories of…

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