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Loretto Offers Generous Support to Haiti in Time of Need

By Loretto Community / November 1, 2017 /

By Barbara Wander Loretto’s very generous donation of $10,000 to the Little Sisters of St. Therese of the Child Jesus has come at a time of real need. Although they…

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Loretto Circle Flourishes with In-Person and Online Groups

By Sandra Hareld CoL / November 1, 2017 /

Loretto’s Outreach Committee continues to find opportunities to respond to those interested in being more connected with Loretto. One way of making those connections, meeting Loretto members and learning more…

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Special Needs Fund: Promoting Loretto Mission

By Sue Rogers SL / October 1, 2017 /
A woman with short grey hair wearing a collared yellow blouse smiling brightly in front of a display table with numerous goods in front of a red brick building indoors.

The Special Needs Fund, established by the General Assembly of 1973, has been active in promoting Loretto mission for 44 years. The Special Needs Fund has provided a combination of…

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Kathleen Corbett Celebrates 50 Years in Loretto

By Mary E. (Buffy) Boesen SL / October 1, 2017 /
A woman with short white hair and wire-framed glasses smiling brightly for a headshot picture inside a church.

Surrounded by Loretto Community members, friends from her parish and friends from Holy Cross Catholic School where she teaches and has taught for five years, Kathleen Corbett celebrated her 50th…

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Denver Community Celebrates Cecily’s Life and Work

By Loretto Community / October 1, 2017 /
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A celebration of the life and work of Cecily (“Peggy”) Jones took place in Denver Aug. 13. About 60 co-workers, collaborators, Community members and other friends gathered at Loretto Center…

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#DACA #Here to Stay

By Loretto Community / October 1, 2017 /
A man smiling brightly outdoors at a protest while holding a white sign with black text that says: #DACA #Here to Stay

John and Lillian Moskeland joined Dayton, Ohio, residents who stood in front of Republican Rep. Mike Turner’s offices Sept. 5 to support Dreamers and the Hope Act. Singers, speakers and…

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California Billboards Feature Kim Klein

By Loretto Community / October 1, 2017 /

Kim Klein was featured on billboards in the San Francisco area advertising a Sept. 19 conference on fundraising, Kim’s specialty. The poster at right was at the Embarcadero Muni Stop…

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Interfaith Funeral of a Squirrel from Maria Daniel SL

By Loretto Community / September 22, 2017 /

Interfaith Funeral of a Squirrel From Maria Daniel SL It was Friday early morning, I was getting ready to go to school. I saw outside my window, some school students…

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Anti-fracking Nuns? Not Again!

By Loretto Community / September 1, 2017 /
A small crowd of people watching two people speak on a small outdoor stage in front of a tall grass field.

By Theresa Kubasak Google “anti-fracking nuns” and a marvelous YouTube video will appear featuring 21 women from Loretto singing “Amazing Grace.” It is almost legend how we stopped Williams Co.…

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Pauline Albin Receives Acacia Award at the African-American Leadership Awards

By Kathy Wright SL / September 1, 2017 /
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Pauline Albin received the Acacia Award for her years of service, support and fidelity to the African-American Catholic community in the Louisville Archdiocese. March 11 eight members of Loretto and…

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LHC Honors Elaine Prevallet

By Martha Crawley CoL / September 1, 2017 /
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The Spirit of Loretto Awards are given annually to outstanding alumnae, former faculty and staff of Loretto Heights College (LHC) in recognition of personal achievement, substantial contribution of service to…

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Remembering Cecily: A Reflection

By Martha Alderson CoL / September 1, 2017 /
A woman with short white hair wearing a pink shirt smiling brightly for a picture outdoors while holding a small white dog with long grey ears.

Cecily (Peggy mostly, to me) was so many qualities I admired and such support to me that it would take much too much time and space to elaborate. Nevertheless, I…

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