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Sister Maribah Ishaq makes first vows as Loretto Sister

By Loretto Community / June 12, 2024 /

Published by The Record on June 11, 2024 Thirty-two year old Sister of Loretto Maribah Ishaq will profess her first vows on June 23. She will commit herself to the…

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2024 Jubilarians

By Loretto Community / June 11, 2024 /
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80th Jubilee 70th Jubilee 65th Jubilee 50th – Golden Jubilee 25th – Silver Jubilee 80th Jubilee Kathleen Tighe SL Kathleen Tighe was received into Loretto on April 25, 1944, following…

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Loretto’s 2024 Jubilarians: Celebrating with abundant hope!

By Loretto Community / June 10, 2024 /
Archival photo of the 1949 Loretto Heights College reception class - eleven women in habits posing for a photo with joyous expressions on their faces.

In John’s Gospel, you can read the story of Jesus talking with some of his followers: “What are you looking for?” They said to him, “Rabbi, where are you staying?”…

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Living Laudato Si’ – daily!

By Loretto Community / June 1, 2024 /
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The Loretto Community is committed to participating in the Laudato Si’ Action Platform, and many of the Loretto schools have done the same. Liz Deines SL, acting campus minister at…

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Loretto spiritual directors help others notice God’s grace, accept it, celebrate it

By Loretto Community / May 31, 2024 /
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There are no unimportant moments in any lifetime. All are precious gifts of opportunity to know and serve the One who made us and continues to call us throughout our…

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Seeking Home—Corpus Christi—Mystical Body

By Loretto Community / May 29, 2024 /
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The Kentucky settlers and the Indigenous Peoples they displaced have a common story—they were almost all refugees, which means for one reason or another they needed to leave where they…

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Celebrating Loretto’s newest Co-members!

By Loretto Community / May 28, 2024 /
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This week Loretto celebrates its newest Co-members! Robin Marlow CoL was accepted this past April 8 into Loretto co-membership. She has been consistently involved with Loretto in Denver for the…

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Dominican Sister wins ‘Climate Hero Award’

By Loretto Community / May 24, 2024 /

Published May 22, 2024 by The Record Eleven individuals and organizations, including Dominican Sister of Peace Claire McGowan and Jessie Rathburn, were honored with the first Isaac Wolfe Bernheim Climate…

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Read the latest issue of the Loretto Circle eNewsletter – 5/23/2024

By Loretto Community / May 23, 2024 /
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News from New Mexico, the Atomic State

By Allison Lemons CoL / May 22, 2024 /
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Between 1956 and 1972, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) periodically flushed water containing chromium down Sandia Canyon. In 2005 a toxic plume of hexavalent chromium was discovered in ground water under LANL property. Fifty years later, those responsible…

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Protected: My place in nature: Meeting the sacred through the natural world

By Loretto Community / May 22, 2024 / Enter your password to view comments.

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Loretto’s two peace committees take small & large steps to cultivate peace

By Loretto Community / May 20, 2024 /
Pat Geier CoL, dressed for cold weather, speaks at a microphone to a group of people gathered outside a building.

The Loretto Motherhouse Peace Committee reactivated this past summer after having had to pause during the early pandemic. Taking small steps for justice is an important way to cultivate a…

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