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Maureen McCormack SL

Maureen, a former president of the Loretto Community, has worked for social justice in a wide variety of areas, including serving on the boards of the Multicultural Mosaic Foundation and of Eco-Justice Ministries, an ecumenical group working with churches on environmental issues. She is one of the founders of U.S. Women's History Month celebrations and has participated in three U.N. World conferences on Women. Maureen resides at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky.
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Reflections from the House of Loretto – March 19, 2020

By Maureen McCormack SL / March 19, 2020 /

Spring brings hope. Hope based in reality can fertilize the barren tree. Then perhaps it will bear fruit. I am unfolding toward my destiny even when I am not aware of it. That thought gives me hope. You have reason to expect much from your creation. The creative energies you have made available to us…

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Reflection on the Third Sunday of Lent

By Maureen McCormack SL / March 15, 2020 /

Our themes in the readings today focus on thirst and the importance of water in our lives. In the first reading from the book of Exodus, the people grumbled against Moses as they were forced to leave Egypt. As they crossed the desert, they became frantic because they did not have enough water for themselves,…

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Reflection: Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord

By Maureen McCormack SL / January 5, 2020 /

Just a week and one-half ago, we celebrated Christmas — the birth of Christ, our Savior. Now the news of Christ’s birth was beginning to spread from the tiny town of Bethlehem. It reached the Magi who saw his star in the East, and left everything to search for him. They asked: “Where is the…

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