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Care of Earth – Going Barefoot at Loretto

By Loretto Community / April 12, 2021 /

Remember times of going barefoot? “It is a profound act of intimacy and freedom,” says spiritual writer Jean Blomquist. She goes on to explain, “Only when our feet are bare can we wiggle our toes freely in the fertile soil of life and root ourselves firmly in holy ground.” (“Barefoot Basics: Yearning and Learning to Stand…

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Loretto Treasures Sacredness of Earth

By Loretto Community / March 22, 2021 /
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“I Am the Way,” Loretto Constitutions, #12, says, “We dedicate ourselves to Jesus Christ in his unique person, and to the new creation for which he died and rose.”  The book of Genesis 2:2 tells us, “Thus the heavens and the earth were finished and all their multitude. And on the seventh day God finished…

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Racism, Migration and Climate Crises: Three Great Challenges of Our Time

By Loretto Community / February 28, 2021 /
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“I Am the Way,” the Loretto Constitutions, #66, calls us to do this: “The spirit of the poor proclaimed by the Beatitudes demands more than our generosity and detachment. It does demand these, but it further demands a sharing in the struggle against the evils afflicting our sisters and brothers everywhere.” The late Supreme Court…

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Prayers for our nation

By Loretto Community / January 19, 2021 /

You are invited to join Loretto Community members, Loretto Link members, Loretto Volunteers, and our larger Loretto Community in praying for our nation; racial, immigration, and environmental justice; and our nation’s new leaders.  We will gather for 30 minutes on Zoom Tuesday, January 19th, at 6:15 p.m. EST. To request an invitation, please fill out…

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Loretto Motherhouse Farm Promotes Sustainability, Care for Earth

By Loretto Community / October 11, 2020 /

The Loretto Land Ethic affirms that “those responsible for land at any particular time should regard it as a sacred trust, received with gratitude, tended with care for its integrity and long-term sustainability.” In keeping with the Loretto Land Ethic, the Loretto Motherhouse Farm strives to promote sustainability and care for Earth in every aspect…

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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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