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For more than 40 years, Loretto Co-members have enriched the life of Loretto. Their presence is reflected in relationships, service on committees, financial support and participating in the many missions of Loretto. Learn more about the Co-Members of Loretto.

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Remembrance of the Life of Judith Ford Wynne CoL

By Loretto Community / April 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Dec. 12, 1934 – April 24, 2019 (Judy herself left an account of her early life, written for her son Ted who has shared it with Loretto.  Judy’s succinct and personal composition displays her English teacher persona. )             “Raymond and Josette, my father and mother, married March 18, 1931, in Chicago in the middle of…

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Remembrance of the Life of David Livingston Edwards, former CoL

By Loretto Community / March 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Dec. 29, 1947 – March 4, 2019 (Following the example of his wife Kaye, David Edwards enthusiastically embraced Loretto Co-membership and faithfully lived as a Co-member from 1998 to 2018. Because of continuing health concerns which sapped his energies and reduced his ability to participate, David resigned from co-membership. In the following month he learned…

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Remembrance of the Life of Marcia Elise André CoL

By Loretto Community / March 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

April 26, 1937 – March 14, 2019 I was born on April 26, 1937, in St. Mary’s Catholic Hospital in Clarksburg, W.V., to loving Christian parents. My mother, daughter of a Northern Baptist minister, was an English teacher; unfortunately, she had to give up her job when she married because the sentiment of the day…

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Profiles of Community Leadership

By Loretto Community / March 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Meet the new team for 2019-2021! Below are brief biographies of our president, vice president, Executive Committee and Community Forum members. Barbara Nicholas SL, President Educated at Webster College in St. Louis, Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., and Adelphi University in Garden City N.Y., I taught science at Visitation-Holy Ghost Schools in St. Louis for…

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Karen Cassidy Wins Prestigious Prize

By Loretto Community / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Purpose Prize celebrates people 50 and older who are following their passion to make a difference in the world. Karen Cassidy, executive director of Hildegard House, was one of five women to receive the prize this past December. She began Hildegard House in 2016. Congratulations, Karen!…

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Sister Schools — From San Antonio to Greentown

By Loretto Community / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Mary Ann Lovett My work as the coordinator of extended day programs at Rolling Hills Catholic School and Antonian Middle School in San Antonio is a position to love and for which you have permission to envy. Since I see it as an adjunct curriculum to enrich students, foster apostolic fervor and an opportunity…

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Welcome New Co-member Molly Kammien

By Loretto Community / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Welcome to our newest co-member, Molly Kammien! Molly, daughter of Ann Kammien, was accepted as a co-member Dec. 8, 2018. She lives in New York where she practices law. She has a passion for immigration and women’s issues. Molly has a long history with Loretto, having grown up in St. Louis and having as her…

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Co-member Barbara Wander’s Latest Report on Haiti

By Loretto Community / January 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Barbara Wander is a Loretto co-member who has been working with the Little Sisters of St. Therese in Haiti for many years. Click here to read the latest issue (January 2019) of Barbara’s Haiti Journal. Click here to read the September 2018 issue of Barbara’s Haiti Journal. Click here to read the March 2018 issue…

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Paulette Peterson CoL

By Loretto Community / January 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

I grew up in a small town outside Chicago: Lemont, Ill. My mother was Roman Catholic and my father was Protestant. My sister, Elaine, is 10 years younger. I attended Catholic grade school and high school and was introduced to the Sisters of Loretto when I attended Webster College in St. Louis. My experience at…

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Mary Helen Sandoval CoL

By Loretto Community / January 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

I was born in Brainerd, Minn., the youngest of six children. In 1961, I went to Loretto Heights College. After graduating with a degree in math, with minors in education and physics, I entered the Loretto novitiate in Denver. At that time I was a very conservative Republican and was concerned that the readings at…

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Sonja Earthman Novo CoL

By Loretto Community / January 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

I look back on my life and know that You were with me all the way. When the time came for my birth, daddy did not have money to pay the hospital bill. Sonja Henie came to town with the Ice Capades, and daddy, a violinist, played in the orchestra for her performance. Sonja got…

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Susan Kenney CoL

By Loretto Community / January 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

I am blessed to have grown up in a small Wisconsin town surrounded by a loving family and neighbors. I attended Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa, and upon graduating began two years as an extension volunteer in Pueblo, Colo. It was at this time that I met the Sisters of Loretto, who established a mission…

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