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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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Reflection on the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Maureen McCormack SL / July 26, 2020 /

In our first reading today, King Solomon dreamed that God appeared to him and said, “Ask something of me and I will give it to you.” Solomon asked for an…

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Reflection on the Seventh Sunday of Easter

By Maureen McCormack SL / May 24, 2020 /
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These days of the Easter season are filled with remarkable events as recorded in the Scriptures. Sister Jeanne Dueber calls these events to our attention through her Stations of Life…

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Reflection on the Third Sunday of Easter

By Maureen McCormack SL / April 26, 2020 /

I love this Gospel (Luke 24:13-35), so many things about it, even the ring of the phrase “on the road to Emmaus.” So two of Jesus’ disciples were on the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Maureen McCormack Offers Her Perspective on Interfaith Dialogue

By Maureen McCormack SL / March 1, 2017 /
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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 of an interfaith…

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