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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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Cultivation

By Loretto Community / March 16, 2020 /

Strip Grazing For our grass-fed and finished beef cattle production we need superb quality forages to keep our animals growing. The most successful forages we have found have been summer and winter annuals which are planted each year and grow for 1 growing season. Here you see our calves grazing a winter annual mixture of…

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Innovation

By Loretto Community / March 15, 2020 /

Working with Gravity Cattle need more water in their diet than any other single component. Therefore, it is extremely important to have it available in ample supply and in good quality. As we are continually improving the farm, we are fencing the cattle out of surface water (ponds, creeks, streams) and installing water tanks. The…

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