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Co-member Alice Kitchen Receives Starr Women’s Hall of Fame Award

By Loretto Community / April 5, 2023 /

Congratulations to Alice Kitchen, co-member and a coordinator of the Loretto Feminist Network, who was honored at the University of Missouri – Kansas City and received the Starr Women’s Hall of…

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Catholic Nuns Affirm Support for Transgender Community, Loved and Cherished by God in Open Letter

By Loretto Community / April 4, 2023 /

Posted by Christianity Daily on April 3, 2023 A group of Catholic nuns published a public statement on behalf of thousands of religious women and some partner organizations. The alliance…

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Congregations and cultures mix as novices learn and grow together

By Loretto Community / April 3, 2023 /

Published by Global Sisters Report on April 3, 2023 Being able to laugh while trying to learn the steps to an African dance, experience a liturgy at a Ukrainian Church,…

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Holy Week: a Journey from Darkness to Light

By Loretto Community / April 3, 2023 /
Five women sit on the steps of a porch, holding palms and smiling.

Many people are familiar with both the story of Exodus and the events of Holy Week. The story of Exodus focuses on God leading the Israelites back on the path…

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Loretto Link Members Help Carry Forward Mission, Spirit of Loretto

By Loretto Community / March 27, 2023 /
A group of women post for a photo in front of a mural depicting leaders of the American Civil Rights movement.

Loretto Link is one of the newest organizations in Loretto. Its mission is “to carry forward the mission and spirit of Loretto in spiritual community with equal participation and voice…

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Posts from Pakistan – 3.23.23

By Loretto Community / March 23, 2023 /
A woman stands, waving, at the gate in an old stone wall as other people walk through it.

Dear Hearts, Today, March 23, is Pakistan Resolution Day, marking the adoption of the first constitution of Pakistan. It is a holiday and it is also the first day of…

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The Good Trouble Working Group Takes a Trip to Montgomery

By Loretto Community / March 22, 2023 /

“As I walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, retracing the movement of the marchers who were demonstrating for the right to vote in 1965, I thought of how, as…

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Posts from Pakistan – 3.22.2023

By Loretto Community / March 22, 2023 /
Six people gather outside for a photo

Well, here we are with less than a week left in our wonderful stay in Pakistan. I am hoping that this last communication captures for you some of my lasting…

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Celebrating Loretto’s Social Workers!

By Loretto Community / March 20, 2023 /
A woman with a beaming smile holding a young infant on her lap sits in the green space of an apartment complex.

This week, we will highlight some Loretto social workers, who, like St. Katharine Drexel, have dedicated their lives to doing inspiring work on behalf of others. Loretto can identify with…

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Read the March 2023 issue of the Loretto Circle eNewsletter – #102

By Loretto Community / March 19, 2023 /
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Updates from Loretto at CSW67

By Loretto Community / March 16, 2023 /

Here are two videos of youth voices from the 67th Commission on the Status of Women session (#CSW67). Loretto at the UN was thrilled to welcome students from Loretto schools again in…

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Support War Tax Resisters

By Loretto Community / March 15, 2023 /

By Byron Plumley and Shirley Whiteside of the Loretto Peace Committee It is challenging to be a person of conscience in the United States when we know that our tax…

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