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Faith

“We profess unshakable reliance upon God and human reliance upon one another.” Sometimes together, sometimes alone we speak to our God, who hears our needs and responds in love. Learn about the Faith and Spirituality of Loretto members.

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Loretto Sisters Host Discernment Retreat in Lahore

By Nasreen Daniel SL / September 1, 2019 /

Six young women from outside Lahore and ten teachers from our school joined the Loretto sisters for a three-day discernment retreat. The first day began with these questions: Why am…

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Kay DeMarea Celebrates Her 70th Jubilee

By Loretto Community / June 10, 2019 /

Kay DeMarea celebrated her 70th Jubilee April 25 at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. She was joined by her housemate and friend, Suzanne Reasbeck. They both enjoyed the delicious celebration…

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Mary Katherine Hammett Celebrates Her 75th Jubilee

By Loretto Community / June 10, 2019 /

(Editor’s Note: The following are remarks on Mary Katherine Hammett given April 25, 2019, at the Motherhouse by her niece, Jane Hammett O’Gorman.) By Jane Hammett O’Gorman Mary Katherine’s younger…

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Genevieve Cavanaugh: ‘Inspiration to All’

By Liz Perez SL / June 10, 2019 /

In my brief interview with Genevieve, she told me she was taught by the Sisters of Loretto in Kansas City, Mo., throughout all of grade school and high school.  (Eleanor…

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On Foundation Day, Loretto Motherhouse Celebrates Jubilarians

By Kathleen Tighe SL / June 10, 2019 /

(Editor’s Note:  On April 25, 2019, Foundation Day, the Loretto Motherhouse Community celebrated Jubiliarians Genevieve Cavanaugh (80th), Mary Katherine Hammett and Kathleen Tighe (75th Diamond Jubilees), and Kay DeMarea (70th).…

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Loretto Motherhouse Celebrates Julie Popham’s Co-membership

By Sister Anndavid Naeger SL / June 3, 2019 /

We could have had a complaint about the overcast sky, but we were distracted by the spectator show nature was providing for the day of celebration. The delicate green leaves…

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Lydia Peña’s Commencement Address Shares Words for Daily Living

By Lydia Peña SL / June 3, 2019 /

Thank you Father Fitzbibbons and all gathered here today. I am humbled that Regis has recognized me with an honorary doctorate. Like so many things in my life, this is…

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Easter Blessings from the Loretto Community!

By Loretto Community / April 21, 2019 /

“This is the day the Lord has made,Let us rejoice and be glad!” (Ps. 117)

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2019 Lenten Reflections

By Loretto Community / March 10, 2019 /

During this Lenten Season, Loretto will be adding to our website a daily Lenten reflection published by the Ignatian Solidarity Network. Click here to view the reflections. We are grateful…

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2019 Lenten Reflections – LEN

By Loretto Community / March 4, 2019 /

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Living Vows

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2018 /

By JoAnn Gates * Knowing our human need for security, I vow ongoing conversion toward rootedness in God. * Knowing our human longing for connection and generativity, I vow ongoing…

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The Folk Architecture of Little Loretto

By Joy Jensen SL / November 1, 2018 /

BLittle Loretto (the first Loretto Motherhouse, located near St. Charles, Ky.) is an example of Upland South folk architecture in early 19th century Kentucky. Folk architecture is architecture built for…

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