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Course: “Building Local Food Resiliency Using Permaculture Values”

By Loretto Community / September 27, 2020 /

The Loretto Community is offering a course by Lee Recca, head of Denver Permaculture Guild, on “Building Local Food Resiliency Using Permaculture Values” in our own locales and regions, from September through December.  See the Welcome Letter, syllabus or this video for more information. Contact Lisa Reynolds through the form below with any questions about…

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Loretto Community Seeks Balance With Earth by Lowering Carbon Emissions

By Loretto Community / September 6, 2020 /

Climate change is amplifying all forms of injustice: hunger, racism, refugees, poverty, inequality, deadly viruses, war, etc. Reversing these injustices calls for radical systemic and personal changes. Loretto has long understood that our mission to work for justice and act for peace extends to Earth, and we are conscious of the necessity to recognize our…

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Course Correction: Just Transition in the Age of COVID-19. Session #4

By Loretto Community / July 14, 2020 /

Session #4: Decolonize the Future You are invited to attend Movement Generation’s new Justice & Ecology series, “Course Correction: Just Transition in the Age of COVID-19.” Rather than create Loretto’s own programming to discuss how COVID-19 is calling us to shift, we will join with others around the world to talk about the possibility of…

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Course Correction: Loretto and Friends Discussion #2

By Loretto Community / July 7, 2020 /

This is an opportunity to discuss what we’re learning in this series of webinars, what resonates, and what it might mean for Loretto. Register here for the “Loretto and Friends” either or both of the discussion sessions. Dates: Tuesday, June 9 and Tuesday, July 7 Time: 3-5 PT / 6-8 ET

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Course Correction: Just Transition in the Age of COVID-19. Session #3

By Loretto Community / June 30, 2020 /

Session #3: From Global Domination to Bioregional Governance You are invited to attend Movement Generation’s new Justice & Ecology series, “CourseCorrection: Just Transition in the Age of COVID-19.” Rather than create Loretto’s own programming to discuss how COVID-19 is calling us to shift, we will join with others around the world to talk about the…

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Course Correction: Just Transition in the Age of COVID-19. Session #2

By Loretto Community / June 16, 2020 /

Session #2: Translocal Strategies for a Just Recovery You are invited to attend Movement Generation’s new Justice & Ecology series, “Course Correction: Just Transition in the Age of COVID-19.” Rather than create Loretto’s own programming to discuss how COVID-19 is calling us to shift, we will join with others around the world to talk about…

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Course Correction: Loretto and Friends Discussion #1

By Loretto Community / June 9, 2020 /

This is an opportunity to discuss what we’re learning in this series of webinars, what resonates, and what it might mean for Loretto. Register here for the “Loretto and Friends” either or both of the discussion sessions. Dates: Tuesday, June 9 and Tuesday, July 7 Time: 3-5 PT / 6-8 ET

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Course Correction: Just Transition in the Age of COVID-19. Session #2

By Loretto Community / June 2, 2020 /

Session #2: Translocal Strategies for a Just Recovery You are invited to attend Movement Generation’s new Justice & Ecology series, “Course Correction: Just Transition in the Age of COVID-19.” Rather than create Loretto’s own programming to discuss how COVID-19 is calling us to shift, we will join with others around the world to talk about…

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Loretto Values an Attentive Relationship with Earth

By Loretto Community / April 13, 2020 /

Standing in solidarity with Earth is more than a ministry or special project. It is a way of being, a mindset that recognizes our human dependence on the larger whole.  Plants, animals, air, water, humans, soil – we are all part of the same biosphere. John Muir said it well: “When we try to pick…

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Earth Day 2020: Reflections from the Farm

By Bob Ernst CoL / March 27, 2020 /

Earth Day is approaching. And it’s a big one. It’s the fiftieth time we’ve set aside this day to celebrate Earth, to mark the debt we owe the planet and to atone for our sins against her, to rally to her aid. So I’ve been wondering, what should I do to celebrate this momentous occasion?…

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Online session 8 with Loretto Community and Miriam Therese MacGillis, OP

By Loretto Community / March 18, 2020 /

In 2016, Miriam Therese MacGillis, OP, the director of Genesis Farm, addressed the Loretto Community on the 25th anniversary of the Loretto Earth Network. Now we are revisiting these same talks with a more conversational format. This is the eighth of eight online sessions that will include: a ritual / meditation by a Loretto Committee…

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Motherhouse Farm guided by Loretto’s desire to live in responsible relationship with the land and with all life

By Loretto Community / March 16, 2020 /

We seek to live humbly on land made good by its Creator.  We accept the privilege to live in responsible relationship with the land and with all of life.  We commit ourselves to being shaped by the beauty and harmony of God’s Universe. Three goals guide the work of the Motherhouse through its Farm and…

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