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Studying the Sisters of Loretto’s involvement in the Native Boarding School Era

By Loretto Community / March 14, 2023 /
Four Sisters of Loretto stand side by side in the snow in heart shaped habits.

Loretto wishes to share with you the research of the congregation’s study of the history of Native Boarding schools operated by the Sisters of Loretto.  Why We Study the Native…

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Loretto Shares Research To Date on Native Boarding Schools It Operated

By Loretto Community / March 13, 2023 /
Archival photo of large two story building with a balcony running the entire length of the second floor. A habited nun is standing in front of the building, next to a clothesline.

In 2012 the Loretto Community was dismayed to learn of the Doctrine of Discovery, the religious, political and legal justification for colonization and seizure of land not inhabited by Christians.…

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Loretto Actively Engaged in Helping To Create More Just, Peaceful World

By Loretto Community / February 6, 2023 /
Woman in sunglasses and mask stands in the street holding a red sign that reads "Racism Kills."

Article 40 of I Am the Way, Loretto’s Constitutions, says, “Cooperation with others engaged in creating a more just and peaceful world is crucial to fruitful mission.” This week we…

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Loretto Reflects on MLK and His Message of Nonviolence: Creating the ‘Beloved Community’

By Loretto Community / January 13, 2023 /
Colorful banner of a peace dove over flames with text "We work for justice and act for peace", "The Loretto Community"

I’ve been to the mountaintop. I’ve seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight that we, as a people, will…

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Loretto grieves with the LGBTQ+ community, rebukes hate

By Loretto Community / November 22, 2022 /
Colorful artwork with the text "We work for justice and act for peace." Art by Bob Strobridge.

We members of the Loretto Community hold in our hearts and prayer all those family members and friends of the LGBTQ+ community as they grieve the loss of those killed…

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