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Education

Our early foundresses, who settled in central Kentucky, recognized the needs of children in the areas of education and religious formation. As they responded to these needs, they found joy and meaning in their work and life together. Their vision continues in the numerous missions we carry out today. Learn more about how the Loretto mission of education continues today.

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Miguel Pro Mission offers hope and a future to the people of Ciudad Juarez

By Loretto Community / August 30, 2021 /

Published by Denver Catholic on August 19, 2021 The incredible work of Loretto member the Rev. Peter Urban and Miguel Pro Mission, the charitable organization he founded “to provide hope…

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Loretto Welcomes All Students Back to School!

By Loretto Community / August 29, 2021 /
A crowd of students in school uniforms stand on the steps with balloons reading 2022

I Am the Way, Loretto’s Constitutions, #7, tells us, “We continue to extend the boundaries of learning and justice, of human dignity and peace, of active faith and pastoral concern…

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Famous Loretto Grads Reflect Wonderful Works of God

By Loretto Community / August 22, 2021 /
Word art consisting of different values of the Loretto Community

I will now recount the wonderful works of God and tell you what I have seen. Sirach 42:15 This week on Loretto’s Facebook page we will spotlight a few of…

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Loretto Treasures: Webster University and Loretto Heights College

By Loretto Community / May 24, 2021 /
Looking up at a large brick building with "Loretto College" carved across the front, under an ornate rose window.

From the foundation of the Sisters of Loretto in 1812 to this day, education is central to the mission of Loretto. Schools were formed as the initial work of the…

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At school in Pakistan: Keeping the light burning

By Nasreen Daniel SL / February 21, 2021 /
Two young Pakistani girls, one in a school uniform and one in a lacey dress, sit together.

At the beginning of last year, Saba came to us asking for financial help. She has three children: two girls and a boy. We hired her to prepare breakfast for…

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Loretto’s Education Mission Extends Boundaries of Learning and Justice

By Loretto Community / February 1, 2021 /

“It has been Loretto’s legacy to inherit from Loretto’s early women a spirit of courage and trust and a willingness to meet the challenge of bringing education and the Gospel…

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Hope: The Very Heart of Loretto’s Mission

By Loretto Community / December 14, 2020 /

The Book of the Prophet Isaiah 61:1 tells us, “The spirit of the Lord is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; God has sent me to bring glad…

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What does distance learning look like in Pakistan?

By Nasreen Daniel SL / November 6, 2020 /

When the government started online classes for children of all grades, we sisters pasted our web address on our school’s gate for the parents. Abid is one of the students…

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Loretto rises to the challenge of distance learning

By Loretto Community / October 29, 2020 /

Editor’s Note: Thank you to Buffy Boesen SL and Melissa Casale for information on distance learning at Loretto Academy. Regina Drey SL wrote the St. Mary’s Academy story. Loretto Academy,…

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Loretto Meets Challenge of Bringing Education and the Gospel to Others

By Loretto Community / May 3, 2020 /

“It has been Loretto’s legacy to inherit from Loretto’s early women a spirit of courage and trust and a willingness to meet the challenge of bringing education and the Gospel…

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Havern School alive with Loretto’s legacy

By Christina Manweller / February 28, 2020 /

How can we serve our Community? Havern School has always been on the cutting edge of educating children with learning disabilities. The Denver-area Sisters of Loretto opened the school in…

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Loretto Academy Leads Its Students To Be Global Citizens

By Pilar Gonzalez CoL / February 1, 2020 /

Patty Herrera, Theresa Crow,  Teresa Franco and I from the El Paso Loretto Academy elementary, middle, and high schools trained Oct. 1-2, 2019, as teacher trainers for Encounter, a new…

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