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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2023 Jubilarians

By Loretto Community / June 12, 2023 /

75th – Diamond Jubilee 70th Jubilee 65th Jubilee 60th Jubilee 50th – Golden Jubilee 25th – Silver Jubilee 75th – Diamond Jubilee Cabrini Bartolo SL Cabrini was received into Loretto…

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Spotlight on Loretto Wisdom Women – June 2023

By Joy Jensen SL / June 1, 2023 /
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Editor’s note: We are featuring interviews of Loretto Community elders. We are grateful to the sisters and to Joy Jensen for sharing wonderful snapshots of our beloved Community members. This…

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Loretto prays for an end to gun violence

By Loretto Community / May 30, 2023 /
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June 2 is National Gun Violence Awareness Day We, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, the Dominican Sisters of Peace, the Sisters of Loretto/Loretto Community, the Mercy Sisters of the…

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Welcome Christina Garcia, Newest Co-Member!

By Lisa Reynolds CoL / May 1, 2023 / Comments Off on Welcome Christina Garcia, Newest Co-Member!
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Welcome to Christina Garcia! Christina was accepted as a co-member on March 21. She and her husband and two daughters live in Denver. Christina is a teacher at St. Mary’s…

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Loretto celebrates 211 years of community life, serving others

By Loretto Community / April 24, 2023 /
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Tracing ancestors has become a wonderful adventure for many families. Maps can fill a dining room table, with lines connecting each generation and often names of people family members have…

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Co-member Alice Kitchen Receives Starr Women’s Hall of Fame Award

By Jean East CoL / April 5, 2023 /

Congratulations to Alice Kitchen, co-member and a coordinator of the Loretto Feminist Network, who was honored at the University of Missouri – Kansas City and received the Starr Women’s Hall of…

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The adventurous life of Rod Hernley, Loretto’s Denver tech guru

By Christina Manweller / April 1, 2023 /
A bearded man standing in front of an electronics working station smiling for a photo.

“If I had to describe Rod in three words, they would be gracious, generous and calm. In the 12 years I’ve known him, he has always made time to assist…

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Spotlight on Loretto wisdom women – April 2023

By Joy Jensen SL / April 1, 2023 /
A short-haired with glasses woman smiling in a grey sweater at a table indoors.

Editor’s note: We are featuring interviews of Loretto Community elders. We are grateful to the sisters and to Joy Jensen for sharing wonderful snapshots of our beloved Community members. Today…

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Celebrating Loretto’s Social Workers!

By Loretto Community / March 20, 2023 /
A woman with a beaming smile holding a young infant on her lap sits in the green space of an apartment complex.

This week, we will highlight some Loretto social workers, who, like St. Katharine Drexel, have dedicated their lives to doing inspiring work on behalf of others. Loretto can identify with…

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Remembrance of the Life of Barbara Kinney CoL

By Loretto Community / February 22, 2023 /
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Loretto Co-member Barbara Kinney died in her sleep Feb. 22 in a rehab center in Shawnee Mission, Kan. Barbara was an active Loretto co-member since 2014 and a supportive friend…

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Loretto honors 2022 jubilarians*

By Loretto Community / February 19, 2023 /

75 years Katherine Ann Heinz SL Katherine Ann spent 36 years as a teacher, mostly in lower grades at schools in El Paso, St. Louis and Denver. She then worked…

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Loretto celebrates its New Mexico legacy

By Loretto Community / February 17, 2023 /
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Community members and friends gathered this past September to celebrate Loretto’s 170th anniversary of working and serving in New Mexico. “Our Lady of Light,” the painting donated to the Museum…

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