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Hunger Fund’s Generous Donors Enable Global and Local Reach

By Loretto Community / June 1, 2016 /
A young woman with black hair pulled back smiling brightly while wearing an apron and working at a pottery wheel making a bowl in a studio.

By Cecily Jones The late Jane Corbett, friend of Loretto in St. Louis and a Mary Rhodes awardee, began her 2015 request to the Loretto Hunger Fund by writing “in…

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‘Sisters of Troost’ Highlights Sisters Helping Those No One Else Will

By Donna Day SL / May 1, 2016 /
A woman, Maureen Smith, with short white hair, wearing a blue collared shirt, smiling brightly in front of a red brick wall.

“It takes a village” to support a village. “They help people no one else will,” writes Kansas City (Mo.)Star reporter Donald Bradley. The Sisters of St. Joseph, Mercy, Notre Dame…

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Surprise! Jean East Receives Award at University of Denver Conference

By Jeanne Orrben CoL / May 1, 2016 /

Jean East is not easily taken by surprise, yet that happened on April 1 when she received the “Robin Morgan Outstanding Woman Award for Faculty 2016” during the University of…

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St. Vincent De Paul, Denver, Recognizes Women Religious

By Cathy Mueller SL / May 1, 2016 /

Loretto was invited to attend an assembly at St. Vincent de Paul School in Denver to recognize the years of service given there by religious communities: Sisters of Loretto, 58…

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Loretto to Leave St. Albert School a Loving Legacy

By Mary Ann Lovett SL / April 1, 2016 /

By Mary Ann Lovett While recently reading Venture Into the Unknown, I felt saddened that I hadn’t known all about Loretto’s presence in China before I visited my daughter in…

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Loretto Heritage Center Learns a Stunning Lesson About Mold

By Eleanor Craig SL / April 1, 2016 /

“To find mold in an archives building is like facing a tsunami, a hurricane and an earthquake all rolled into one disaster. When Archivist Eleanor Craig was summoned to the…

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Pakistan Committee Showcases Loretto Values at Loretto Academy, El Paso, and St. Albert School, Faisalabad

By Mary Ann Lovett SL / March 1, 2016 /
Seven women smiling brightly while sitting indoors, and one woman on the right side is holding a clear, inflated globe beach ball.

‘We give you glory, thanks and praise …’ The Pakistan Committee often has its yearly meeting in Denver, but this year the members of the committee agreed to meet in…

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Group Honors Maureen McCormack for Faith-filled Service

By Loretto Community / March 1, 2016 /
Three women wearing dress clothes smiling together for a group picture indoors.

Maureen McCormack was among four longtime board members of the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado who completed their valued service to the board of directors and the organization. These members, along…

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The Formation of a Class of Co-Members

By Loretto Community / June 10, 2015 /

By the Study Group CIP Class of 2015 Sometime late in the year 2012, at the suggestion of Mary Ken Lewis, a small group of vowed members from Loretto Motherhouse…

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Mary Ann Lovett Returns to Loretto as a Co-member

By Loretto Community / October 17, 2014 /

By Mary Catherine Rabbitt No one has taken the task of becoming a Loretto Co-member more seriously or intently than Mary Ann Lovett! Mary Ann DeBaggio Lovett first met the…

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I Love Mountains Day 2014

By Loretto Community / February 24, 2014 /

By Molly Butler Interchange Online Loretto rallied among the hundreds of Earth-loving Kentuckians and friends that mobilized on February 12th for the ninth annual “I Love Mountains Day.” It was…

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Celebrate Annie Stevens Final Vows — December 5, 2010

By Loretto Community / April 20, 2011 /

Celebrate Annie Stevens Final Vows— December 5, 2010    

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