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Loretto Marches in 2017 MLK Marade in Denver

By Loretto Community / February 1, 2017 /
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Loretto in Faisalabad and Lahore

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2016 /
Three Pakistani women sitting together in traditional clothing conversing.

By Maria Daniel Faisalabad was the first love of Loretto in Pakistan. We came back to our own country and found it a challenge. We had to be enculturated. Families…

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Karen Cassidy Receives Prestigious Bell Award

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2016 /
Women accepting a reward at a ceremony giving a statement.

By Ceciliana Skees Oct. 21 Karen Cassidy, along with 11 other notable volunteers, was a recipient of the 2016 Bell Award in Louisville, Ky. Karen’s dream was to establish a…

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Loretto Delegation Joins Convergence at the Border

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2016 /
A culturally diverse gathered in support of immigrants smiling together for a large group photo.

By LACC and Peace Committee Oct. 7-10 the Loretto delegation of 14 joined with people from all across the Americas Converge on the Border with the School of the Americas…

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Balcony View: A Discernment Practice

By Susan Classen CoL / December 1, 2016 /
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The “balcony view” refers to a discernment practice that involves stepping back from the details to look at the broad view. Two personal memories highlight the importance of looking from…

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Haiti: Gift to All

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2016 /
Haiti Sunrise with a jungle view

By Barbara Wander Instead of starting with yet one more description of a disaster in Haiti and an appeal for help, I would first like to talk about what Haiti…

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Byron Plumley Busy in Retirement

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2016 /
A portrait photo of a man in a collared shirt and glasses in front of a book shelf.

By Byron Plumley Here I am in my 70th year reflecting on my next step after retirement from Regis University, and Loretto is filled with opportunities for involvement. During the…

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Semi Overturns Near Motherhouse

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2016 /
Overturned semitruck on tree lined road.

Recently a semi carrying diesel fuel ran off the road, overturned and spilled nearly 7,000 gallons of fuel. Sister Anndavid Naeger reported the fuel quickly reached bedrock, then spread like…

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Hugging Mother Nature

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2016 /
Four women smiling and posing while hugging a lush tree.
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Loretto-Ghana Identity Statement

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2016 /

Preamble My work is loving the world. Let me keep my mind on what matters, which is my work, which is mostly standing still and learning to be astonished. Mary…

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Relationship of Trust: Loretto-Ghana Sister Community Committee

By Lillian Moskeland CoL / December 1, 2016 /
A diverse group of religious women, from Ghana and the US standing and smiling together for a photo at a committee meeting.

At the close of this past summer, the Loretto-Ghana Sister Community Committee — Marie Ego, Pauline Albin, Elise André, Betsy Clute and Lillian Moskeland — and the Daughters of the…

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Gun Control Measures Pass

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2016 /

From the Peace Committee A California referendum called for background checks for anybody who wants to purchase bullets — and it passed! This is the first control on ammunition in…

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