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LOREtto Teaching: FIDES, MORES, CULTURA

By Eleanor Craig SL / September 13, 2018 /

Loretto Academy at Loretto Motherhouse, opened in 1834 in today’s “Rhodes Hall,” steadily pursued its mission of education, through times of financial boom and bust, through the fire of 1858…

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El Paso Celebrates Mary Margaret’s Retirement from Villa Maria

By Mary Ann McGivern SL / September 2, 2018 /

For 11 years Mary Margaret Murphy has been the caseworker at Villa Maria in El Paso, accompanying and guiding women through transition from homelessness, addiction, mental illness and incarceration to…

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Reading Enrichment by and for Greater Loretto

By Loretto Community / September 2, 2018 /

By Angela Bianco and Kay Carlew It all began with a good idea and a question — why don’t we …? And then it came together. Kay Carlew did her…

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I Will Go – To Ghana

By Loretto Community / September 2, 2018 /

By Stacy Fitzwater “Madam, Madam!” Children ages 5 to 15 clamored for our attention. Come, play on the dirt field. Come, ride my bike, see my classroom, walk to the…

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A Time to Be Born … and a Time to End

By Loretto Community / September 2, 2018 /

By Kitty Madden Accompaniment or “walking with” has been integral to our work in Nicaragua at the Casa Materna Mary Ann Jackman (MAJ). Since welcoming our first mothers in October…

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Speaking Truth to Power … Walking a Pilgrimage of Pain

By Loretto Community / September 2, 2018 /

By Kitty Madden “Kitty, could you just send us something simple (about the situation in Nicaragua), a personal perspective of the impact on you and your friends?” That was the…

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Introducing the 2018-2019 Loretto Volunteers!

By Mallory Daily / September 2, 2018 /

Thirteen Loretto Volunteers arrived Aug. 10 for their weeklong orientation at the Loretto Motherhouse. As you already might know, Loretto Volunteers commit to a year of service working full time…

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20 Groups Receive Loretto Ministry Fund Grants

By Loretto Community / September 2, 2018 /

Earlier this year, the Loretto Executive Committee designated $50,000 to be allocated to projects or programs in which Loretto Community members are involved. Community members were invited to submit proposals.…

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Death of a ‘Twin’

By Loretto Community / September 2, 2018 /

By Nasreen Daniel What a blessing and honor for us to participate in the wake and the life celebration in a Mass at the Motherhouse of Elaine Satterwhite. How kind…

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A Visit to WaterStep in Louisville

By Loretto Community / September 2, 2018 /

By Buffy Boesen This past July 6, Maria Daniel, Kathy Wright, Barbara Nicholas, Kathleen Corbett, Jane German and Buffy Boesen met with WaterStep in Louisville. WaterStep developed the water filtration…

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Bravo Hildegarde House!

By Loretto Community / September 2, 2018 /

Hildegard House received the 26th annual Monroe E. Trout Premier Cares Award and a $100,000 cash prize from Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company. This money went directly into…

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Congratulations, Mary Catherine!

By Loretto Community / September 2, 2018 /

Mary Catherine Rabbitt received the John J. Campbell Award for her substantial contribution to the furtherance of Colorado Elder Law, the Elder Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association and…

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