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Humility: A virtue for all and for all seasons

By Nasreen Daniel SL / April 23, 2022 /
Young Pakistani women stand at their desks during a Christmas performance.

At school in Pakistan children learn lessons in kindness and generosity ‘Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.’ Colossians…

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Star of Wonder: Loretto celebrates Epiphany!

By Loretto Community / January 4, 2022 /
A stained glass window shines with golden stars and a blue and purple background

On the feast of Epiphany of the Lord, we sing “We Three Kings,” the beautiful hymn based on Matthew’s Gospel 2: 1-11. The part of the hymn everyone knows is…

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Merry Christmas to All From the Loretto Community: The Story of the Christmas Crèche

By Loretto Community / December 20, 2021 /
A Christmas star on top of a building is profiled against the pinks and purples of the sky at sunset.

Is your crib set up? Years of religious imagination have created Christmas crèches that tell the story of that holy night.  Stories and images frame our traditions giving us a…

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