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Marlene Spero SL

Marlene, who in 2019 is celebrating her 60th year as a Sister of Loretto, co-directed and developed a master of arts in teaching program for Webster College in Kansas City, Mo., was a chemistry instructor and program director of humanities and sciences at Loretto Heights College in Denver, and served as bookkeeper and co-coordinator at the Denver Loretto Center and in elected leadership for the Loretto Community. She now resides at Loretto Motherhouse.
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Loretto Special Needs Funds Assist Many

By Marlene Spero SL / October 1, 2020 /
A graphic symbolizing community and connection. A blue and green world graphic with different colored hands surrounding it on a black background.

The Loretto Special Needs Committee is pleased to share our work of the past several months on behalf of the whole Community. Using some of our funds is one of…

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Organizations Receive Non-Emergency Loretto Special Needs Grants

By Marlene Spero SL / February 1, 2020 /
Colorful artwork with the text "We work for justice and act for ..." Art by Bob Strobridge.

The Loretto Special Needs Committee has concluded its 2019 distribution of funds for long-range social change projects. Grants are solicited twice a calendar year, on Feb. 15 and Oct. 15,…

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7,600 collective years of Loretto service to the people of God

By Marlene Spero SL / November 5, 2019 /

As of the end of 2019, the vowed Sisters of Loretto currently living have collectively served in various ministries to the People of God for over 7,600 years. Sisters take…

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First Cycle Non-Emergency Special Needs Grants

By Marlene Spero SL / May 1, 2019 /
Grandparents and three grandchildren play a board game at a wooden table indoors.

Many groups in our country and abroad are working hard to help provide needed goods and services for those who live on the margins of society. Each year Loretto sets…

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Loretto Denver Center Now Havern School

By Marlene Spero SL / June 1, 2018 /
Two women with short grey hair and glasses embracing each other and smiling for a picture together while sitting on a couch and looking at papers together at a table.

May 1, the Denver Loretto Center officially became Havern School. Loretto’s 2015 Assembly made the decision to sell the Center to a group that shared Loretto values and would be…

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Havern School — Fifty Years and Counting

By Marlene Spero SL / May 1, 2017 /

The 2016-2017 school year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of Havern School. Located in Littleton, Colo., Havern is a Loretto-founded-and-sponsored school that officially opened its doors in September…

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