Monday Starter: Loretto Community celebrated 30 years of environmental ministry
Published by the Global Sisters Report on March 28, 2022
As part of the United Nations’ annual two-week Commission on the Status of Women, the Loretto Community celebrated a congregational milestone: the 30th anniversary of its environmental ministry, the Loretto Earth Network.
What began as a small-scale effort by six members of the congregation in 1992 to heighten awareness of environmental issues has transformed into a cornerstone for the congregation, with retreats, educational efforts and implementation of Earth-friendly practices, including a planned conservation easement of 600 acres of land at the congregation’s motherhouse in Nerinx, Kentucky.
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