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Barbara Nicholas SL, President

By Loretto Community / January 1, 2019 /

Educated at Webster College in St. Louis, Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., and Adelphi University in Garden City N.Y., I taught science at Visitation-Holy Ghost Schools in St. Louis for…

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Loretto Earth Network News – Winter 2018

By Loretto Community / December 21, 2018 /
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Loretto Motherhouse Crèches from Around the World

By Loretto Community / December 19, 2018 /

This Yuletide season nativity scenes of all shapes and sizes grace the halls, windowsills and outdoors at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. They are a sight to behold! Most of…

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Our Journey to Father Nerincks’x Roots

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2018 /

By Karel Disponett The parish in Belgium where Father Charles Nerinckx was born recognized his life by unveiling a plaque in his honor. They invited Loretto to participate, and so…

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Recovery as a Way of Life

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2018 /

By Barbara Wander “Oh no! Not again.” This was my immediate reaction when I found out that another earthquake had hit Haiti the night of Oct. 6. I had been…

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Nasreen Daniel Offers Thanks from Pakistan to Loretto Schools

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2018 /

By Nasreen Daniel It had always been my desire to visit our Loretto schools in the United States and thank each person personally for their sensitivity to the needs of…

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Providing Health Care In Uganda

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2018 /

By Mary Ann Gleason Her name is Juliette. She is a 14-year-old orphan, malnourished secondary to vomiting whatever she eats or drinks because of a stricture in her esophagus. She…

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Loretto Delegation Turns Out for 2018 SOA Border Encuentro

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2018 /

By Eileen Harrington What does it look like when we as the Loretto Community adopt a resolution, as we did at our 2017 Assembly, prioritizing and committing ourselves to immigration…

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Nuns on the Bus

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2018 /

By Anna Koop At 9 a.m. on Sept. 15 (the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows) a gaggle of folks including Pat McCormick, Joan Spero, Martha Crawley, Cathy Mueller and…

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Karel Disponett Celebrates Co-membership

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2018 /

By Sister Anndavid Naeger SL The dawning sun sent rays to color the stratus clouds in the wake of its coming. We walked out into a crisp 46-degree morning into…

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LWN Presents EnCourage

By Jean East CoL / December 1, 2018 /

Building on the significant history of the Loretto Women’s Network (LWN), we are once again writing a newsletter for the Community and others about the issues facing women in today’s…

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Loretto Link Holds First General Meeting

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2018 /

By Planners Martha Crawley, Sally Dunne, Mary Ann McGivern, Maureen O’Connell, Paulette Peterson, Barbara Roche and Jessie Rathburn As this issue of Interchange is being sent out to the Community,…

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