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Humility: A virtue for all and for all seasons

By Nasreen Daniel SL / April 23, 2022 /
Young Pakistani women stand at their desks during a Christmas performance.

At school in Pakistan children learn lessons in kindness and generosity ‘Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.’ Colossians…

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Read the latest issue of the Loretto Circle Newsletter – 4/20/2022

By Loretto Community / April 22, 2022 /
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In the Service of Life: Loretto Celebrates Earth

By Loretto Community / April 18, 2022 /
A peaceful spring landscape of yellow and white daffodils growing in the foreground, with trees surrounding a pond in the background.

Life is not a highway strewn with flowers,Still it holds a goodly share of bliss,When the sun gives way to April showers,Here’s a thought that we should never miss:Though April…

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Where Are You Standing this Holy Week?

By Loretto Community / April 11, 2022 /
Woden crucifix with two palms crossed behind Christ

On Palm Sunday, Jesus enters Jerusalem on a colt, not with spears hoisted against him, but with palm branches waving; not with soldiers accompanying him, but with crowds chanting “Hosanna…

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Praying for Ukraine

By Mary Margaret Murphy SL / April 11, 2022 /

As members of the Loretto Community, we stand at the foot of the cross with the suffering people of Ukraine. In our individual, unique way may we be united in offering our collective prayers, sacrifices and sufferings…

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Vatican official speaks to event hosted by LGBT outreach group New Ways Ministry

By Loretto Community / April 6, 2022 /

Published by National Catholic Reporter on April 6, 2022 “Xavière Missionary Sr. Nathalie Becquart, the undersecretary of the Vatican’s Synod of Bishops office, addressed an April 3 online gathering organized…

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Loretto, Faith Communities Cooperate in Life-giving Mission of Jesus

By Loretto Community / April 4, 2022 /
Colorful banner reads "Our religious traditions call us to love our neighbor and to offer hospitality to those in need. The Loretto Community"

In the midst of the political, cultural and religious divides that seem to permeate organizations, churches and even families today, Loretto seeks to collaborate with other faith communities to live…

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Monday Starter: Loretto Community celebrated 30 years of environmental ministry

By Loretto Community / March 30, 2022 /

Published by the Global Sisters Report on March 28, 2022 As part of the United Nations’ annual two-week Commission on the Status of Women, the Loretto Community celebrated a congregational…

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Loretto Earth Network News – Earth Day 2022

By Loretto Community / March 29, 2022 /
Front page of the Loretto Earth Network News for Earth Day 2022 - includes a header in dark blue, a close-up photos of grasses with water in the background, and text.
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Read the latest issue of the Loretto Circle Newsletter – 3/28/2022

By Loretto Community / March 28, 2022 /
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Loretto Feminist Network: Standing Strong With Women

By Loretto Community / March 28, 2022 /

The Loretto Feminist Network, known as LFN for short, was established in 1982 to raise awareness of the issues facing women in the world, in the United States and in…

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Leadership of Loretto & Five Other Women Religious Congregations Call for Preserving Peace, Democracy in Ukraine & U.S. 

By Loretto Community / March 22, 2022 /

We, the undersigned leadership of women religious, walk in solidarity with the people of Ukraine who are suffering from the invasion by Russian forces. Vladimir Putin is attacking democracy in Ukraine with military might…

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