Authors and Artists

Each book written, each artistic endeavor demonstrates the vision of Loretto members as they share their artistic gifts with the Community and beyond. Learn more about our Loretto Authors and Artists.

Webster Groves, Mo., Gains ‘Fiat’

By Loretto Community / September 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

  Jeanne Dueber’s sister and brother-in-law, Joanne and Dr. William M. Fogarty Jr., have honored Jeanne by casting her sculpture Fiat in bronze and giving it to the Webster Groves, Mo., art commission. This is its first bronze casting. The Fiat in the Motherhouse courtyard is made of aluminum. The bronze sculpture will be placed…

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Power of Sisterhood: Women Religious Tell the Story of the Apostolic Visitation’

By Loretto Community / October 8, 2014 / 0 Comments

“Power of Sisterhood: Women Religious Tell the Story of the Apostolic Visitation” Edited By Margaret Cain McCarthy and Mary Ann Zollmann BVM Contributors include Donna Day SL and Cathy Mueller SL 220 pages, paperback “In 2008, the Vatican Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life initiated an Apostolic Visitation to examine…

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Poem: Let Memory Be Light

By Loretto Community / September 16, 2013 / 0 Comments

This poem by Cecily Jones SL appeared as a Letter to the Editor in the Lebanon Enterprise, September 11, 2013. Perhaps my age — late 80s — leads me to reflect on the past even while I am gravely concerned about the present, specifically now the proposed U.S. strike on Syria. Memory brings up the…

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Founder’s Day Gift of Cecily’s Poetry

By Loretto Community / April 25, 2013 / 0 Comments

by Mary Ann McGivern Interchange Online Cecily Jones SL has written poetry all her life. She taught English for many years. Then as communications director she edited and published Interchange, the Loretto newsletter for another 16 years. Then she worked in a parish. Today she lives at Loretto Motherhouse where she continues to write poetry.…

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Writings on Earth Consciousness

By Loretto Community / May 24, 2012 / 0 Comments

Loretto writers contributed two articles to the spring 2012 edition of Human Development magazine, under the theme of “Earth Consciousness.” We invite you to read them here. Linking People at Risk with Earth at Risk by Betty Ann Jasper, O.P. and Cathy Mueller, S.L. “EarthLinks started during a walk on the beach in 1995. We…

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Two Centuries: Setting the Stride

By Loretto Community / April 20, 2011 / 0 Comments
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Raised By Water

By Loretto Community / April 14, 2011 / 0 Comments

Loretto co-member Mary Anne Reese’s first chapbook of poems, Raised by Water, is now available from Finishing Line Press, an award-winning small press in Georgetown, KY.

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