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#DACA #Here to Stay

By Loretto Community / October 2, 2017 /

                                                John and Lillian Moskeland joined Dayton, Ohio, residents who stood in front of Republican Rep. Mike Turner’s offices Sept. 5 to support Dreamers and the Hope Act. Singers, speakers and League…

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California Billboards Feature Kim Klein

By Loretto Community / October 2, 2017 /

Kim Klein was featured on billboards in the San Francisco area advertising a Sept. 19 conference on fundraising, Kim’s specialty. The poster at right was at the Embarcadero Muni Stop (trolley stop in San Francisco). There was also one on a bus and one on the outside of a public toilet in the city’s Mission…

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Interfaith Funeral of a Squirrel from Maria Daniel SL

By Loretto Community / September 22, 2017 /

Interfaith Funeral of a Squirrel From Maria Daniel SL It was Friday early morning, I was getting ready to go to school. I saw outside my window, some school students saying funeral prayer (Muslims) and Christian students were with them, too. Wondering what is going on, I started searching for the person who died and…

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Anti-fracking Nuns? Not Again!

By Loretto Community / September 1, 2017 /

By Theresa Kubasak Google “anti-fracking nuns” and a marvelous YouTube video will appear featuring 21 women from Loretto singing “Amazing Grace.” It is almost legend how we stopped Williams Co. from building the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline through Loretto land but it took a tremendous amount of coalition building with our neighbors and allies. Now Williams…

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Pauline Albin Receives Acacia Award at the African-American Leadership Awards

By Loretto Community / September 1, 2017 /

By Kathy Wright Pauline Albin received the Acacia Award for her years of service, support and fidelity to the African-American Catholic community in the Louisville Archdiocese. March 11 eight members of Loretto and three family members accompanied Pauline to the 30th Annual African-American Catholic Leadership Awards Dinner. It was a grand event at the Galt…

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LHC Honors Elaine Prevallet

By Loretto Community / September 1, 2017 /

By Martha Crawley The Spirit of Loretto Awards are given annually to outstanding alumnae, former faculty and staff of Loretto Heights College (LHC) in recognition of personal achievement, substantial contribution of service to others and a commitment to the promotion of social justice consistent with the traditions and mission of the Sisters of Loretto. Elaine…

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Remembering Cecily: A Reflection

By Martha Alderson CoL / September 1, 2017 /

Cecily (Peggy mostly, to me) was so many qualities I admired and such support to me that it would take much too much time and space to elaborate. Nevertheless, I find there are two special qualities I want to remind us of. First, Cecily was ever the political activist, always working for justice. She called…

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How We Spent Our Summer Vacation

By Loretto Community / September 1, 2017 /

By Sofia Almanzan and Sofia Cortez, Loretto Academy students, El Paso The Motherhouse trip was an amazing experience. We realized that the reason we came home so amazed was because of the people that surrounded us on this trip. The teachers, the girls, the campers and most importantly the sisters all had an effect on…

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Happy Pakistan Independence Day!

By Loretto Community / August 16, 2017 /

Pakistan celebrated its 70th birthday this year on Aug. 14.  Before Pakistan came into existence the area was called the Subcontinent. India, Pakistan and Bangladesh were one nation. The British rule over the Subcontinent prolonged for about 200 years from 1756 to 1947. During pre-independence talks in 1946, the British government found that the point of view of…

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Fascinating Story on Reinterment of 17 Pioneer Loretto Sisters

By Loretto Community / August 3, 2017 /

Thank you to Ron and Rosie Brogan, who created “A Catholic Mission” website and shared the fascinating story of the reinterment of 17 pioneer Loretto Sisters in St. Paul, Kansas, in 1930. Click here for the full story and more photos.

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Congratulations, Lois!

By Loretto Community / June 1, 2017 /
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Congratulations, Mary Catherine!

By Loretto Community / June 1, 2017 /
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