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Your Presence Gives Me Untold Joy

By Claudia Calzetta SL / February 1, 2020 /
A woman with short light-colored hair and wire-framed glasses showing off greeting cards.

When I sat down to write this article, I just couldn’t decide how to begin. There are so many “themes” that can be expanded about Roberta’s latest experience with jaw…

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Loretto Welcomes Amanda Mattingly

By Amanda Mattingly / February 1, 2020 /
A young family: a man, woman, and young child smiling together for a group picture while crouching in a pumpkin patch outdoors.

My name is Amanda Mattingly, and I am the new Volunteer Director for the Loretto Motherhouse and Infirmary. I am a local, having grown up in Springfield, Ky., and now…

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2020 An Important Year for Loretto at the UN

By Loretto Community / February 1, 2020 /
Three women smiling together for a group picture at an indoor social event.

Beth Blissman reports that Loretto at the UN wrapped up 2019 by welcoming Sister Mary Akuoku FST from Ghana for a brief, yet enjoyable visit. The United Nations turned 75…

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Loretto Stands with Immigrants and Refugees

By Loretto Community / January 26, 2020 /

Loretto stands with immigrants. We welcome those seeking refuge crossing our southern border from Mexico and deplore current U.S. policies that shun our beloved neighbors to the south and elsewhere…

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Read the latest issue of the Loretto Circle eNewsletter – 1/24/2020

By Loretto Community / January 24, 2020 /
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Martin Luther King Day, January 20, 2020: Build the Beloved Community

By Loretto Community / January 20, 2020 /
Loretto Community members march with yellow banner in the Denver Marade

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, continue Loretto’s long tradition of standing with and for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s teachings on the triple evils of racism, poverty,…

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Twelve Days of Christmas, from the Loretto Heritage Center

By Loretto Community / January 7, 2020 /

In honor of the twelve days leading to Epiphany, the Heritage Center posted photos tied to the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas” on our Facebook page. Visitors checked back…

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Remembrance of the Life of Patricia Jean Saddler Hughes CoL

By Eleanor Craig SL / January 6, 2020 /
A woman with short, white hair wearing a patterned blouse smiling softly for a headshot picture indoors in front of a butter yellow wall.

Patricia Jean Saddler was understandably proud of her ancestry.  Her distant kin, Basil Hayden, led the first band of Catholics from Maryland to central Kentucky in 1785.  Her mother’s family,…

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Read the latest issue of the Loretto Circle eNewsletter – 1/3/2020

By Loretto Community / January 3, 2020 /
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Christmas Greetings 2019

By Loretto Community / December 25, 2019 /
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Advent Reflections 2019 – 12/22/2019

By Loretto Community / December 22, 2019 /

Week Four – Noticing: To Live Our Moment Fully A spirituality of noticing will move us to the small meaningful acts of compassion that restore hope. Then we will join…

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Advent Reflections 2019 – 12/15/2019

By Loretto Community / December 15, 2019 /

Week Three – Memory: To Trust Our Prophetic Call The quest for the future must begin by remembering. To understand the future we need to take time to remember. “Remember”…

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