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Loretto Reflects on MLK and His Message of Nonviolence: Creating the ‘Beloved Community’

By Loretto Community / January 13, 2023 /
Colorful banner of a peace dove over flames with text "We work for justice and act for peace", "The Loretto Community"

I’ve been to the mountaintop. I’ve seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight that we, as a people, will…

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Loretto Members Share Comforting Recipes to Warm Hearts, Souls

By Loretto Community / January 9, 2023 /
A smiling woman stands at her kitchen counter with a rustic angel doll next to cooling rack with a loaf of bread and muffins.

We send you Loretto’s wishes for a joyful, peaceful, healthy 2023. The Loretto Constitutions tell us, “As a community, we profess unshakeable reliance upon God and human reliance upon one…

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The Sad Saga of Sam Bankman-Fried and His Cryptocurrency 

By Kim Klein CoL / January 4, 2023 /

By now people who follow the news have probably heard of FTX and its wunderkind creator, Sam Bankman-Fried. Very simply put, Bankman-Fried created a form of cryptocurrency and encouraged a lot…

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Stars of Loretto

By Loretto Community / January 2, 2023 /
Photo taken from the Hubble telescope of a star cluster within a nebula

God steps out into the cosmos and tells us a story. Once it was all darkness, except for a tiny light, almost invisible yet weighty as its Creator. No water…

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Read the latest issue of the Loretto Circle Newsletter – 12/28/2022

By Loretto Community / December 28, 2022 /
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Coloradans donate more than 30,000 items for migrants, nonprofit says

By Loretto Community / December 27, 2022 /

Published on Denver 7, December 20, 2022 Loretto co-member Mary Helen Sandoval was featured in a news report broadcast December 20, 2022, on Denver 7, the ABC-affiliated TV station in…

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Happy Kwanzaa and Happy New Year from Loretto!

By Loretto Community / December 26, 2022 /
A woman takes a selfie with a huge, beautifully lit Christmas tree in the square behind her.

Loretto honors the African and African–American communities as the celebration of Kwanzaa begins. This seven-day festival takes place each year Dec. 26 to Jan. 1. Kwanzaa is a Swahili term…

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“On the twelfth day of Christmas…”

By Loretto Community / December 25, 2022 /
Archival photo of young women dancing around May Poles.

Happy holidays from the Loretto Heritage Center staff! To celebrate the season, we posted photos for the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas” to our Facebook page. All of the…

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Christmas Wishes from Loretto in Pakistan

By Loretto Community / December 25, 2022 /
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Remembrance of the Life of Mary Anne Reese CoL

By Loretto Community / December 20, 2022 /

Loretto Co-member Mary Anne Reese, 66, died Dec. 20, 2022, at University of Louisville-Jewish Hospital after several months of illness. She had moved Oct. 13, 2022, from Cincinnati to the…

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Q & A with Allen Carl Larson, publicizing letters between Conrad N. Hilton and two Loretto Sisters

By Loretto Community / December 19, 2022 /

Published by Global Sisters Report, December 13, 2022 Allen Carl Larson, a professor emeritus of music at Webster University in St. Louis, has long been engaged with a project to…

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Christmas blessings from Loretto!

By Loretto Community / December 19, 2022 /
The sun sets over pond surrounded by snowy ground and snow-crusted trees.

The O Antiphons, proclamations of the prophets of Israel, bring Advent to a close, lead us to God and tell us the names of God as told through the Old…

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