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Uganda, France, England, Haiti, the Netherlands, Bolivia, Nicaragua – places in the world where Loretto learns, serves and carries its mission forward. Learn more about our mission to reach out beyond boundaries.

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Mary Nelle Celebrates 50 Golden Years With Gratitude

By Loretto Community / September 2, 2018 /

By Cathy Mueller Mary Nelle Gage is celebrating 50 years as a Sister of Loretto. When asked about her life in Loretto, her response is one of gratitude for the many opportunities that have been afforded her and the inspiration Loretto members have been and continue to be for her. Mary Nelle was teaching speech…

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A Time to Be Born … and a Time to End

By Loretto Community / September 2, 2018 /

By Kitty Madden Accompaniment or “walking with” has been integral to our work in Nicaragua at the Casa Materna Mary Ann Jackman (MAJ). Since welcoming our first mothers in October 1991, we have been blessed to serve more than 17,750 mothers, facilitating their access to medical and emotional care during their high-risk pregnancies. The Loretto…

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Speaking Truth to Power … Walking a Pilgrimage of Pain

By Loretto Community / September 2, 2018 /

By Kitty Madden “Kitty, could you just send us something simple (about the situation in Nicaragua), a personal perspective of the impact on you and your friends?” That was the request from my friend Debbie as she asked that I “help people, like my mother Alice, see beyond the headlines and the political divisions.” Yet,…

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Loretto Special Needs Committee Awards 11 Grants, Spring 2018

By Loretto Community / May 1, 2018 /

By Sue Rogers The Loretto Special Needs Committee awarded 11 social change grants to diverse groups who share in Loretto’s commitment to build a culture of peace and justice and serve its struggling neighbors. The committee met by Zoom March 17. Committee members responsible for making decisions about grant awards are Martha Alderson, Angela Bianco,…

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Building Relationship Through Loretto Presence

By Loretto Community / March 1, 2018 /

By Kay Carlew and Maria Visse Editor’s Note: In 2016 the Ghana Sister Committee realized that for the two communities, the Daughters of the Most Blessed Trinity (FST) and Loretto, to deepen their relationship, it was time for Loretto Community members to visit Ghana. Previously, sisters from the FST Community visited here and became acquainted…

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Loretto Offers Generous Support to Haiti in Time of Need

By Loretto Community / November 1, 2017 /

By Barbara Wander Loretto’s very generous donation of $10,000 to the Little Sisters of St. Therese of the Child Jesus has come at a time of real need. Although they did not receive a direct hit from the hurricanes, the glancing blows have yet again caused some deaths (both people and animals washed out to…

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Relationship of Trust: Loretto-Ghana Sister Community Committee

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2016 /

By Lillian Moskeland At the close of this past summer, the Loretto-Ghana Sister Community Committee — Marie Ego, Pauline Albin, Elise André, Betsy Clute and Lillian Moskeland — and the Daughters of the Most Blessed Trinity (FST) sisters Emily Owusu-Ansah and Veronica Adomako-Manu were joined at the Motherhouse by Barbara Roche as facilitator for four…

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