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Loretto members have enjoyed well-deserved recognition as they use their talents and creativity to enrich the lives of others. Learn more about the Loretto Community.

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Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary Named 2019 ‘Best of Kentucky’ Facility by Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities

By Loretto Community / December 4, 2019 /

Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary recently was honored with a Best of Kentucky – Nursing and Rehabilitation Award at the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities’ (KAHCF) Quality Awards Banquet at the Galt House in Louisville, Ky. In announcing this honor to the Loretto Community, Loretto President Barbara Nicholas said, “Let’s say some prayers of grateful thanks…

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It’s a Banner Year for Webster University in St. Louis

By Loretto Community / December 2, 2019 /

Congratulations to Webster University for its best ranking ever in the 2020 US News and World Report Best Colleges. Out of all Missouri institutions in the Midwest University category, Webster was ranked first in St. Louis and third in the state. Many Loretto members know from experience the excellent academic success students achieve at Webster.…

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Webster University Honors Jane Peckham Stoever with the Loretto Award

By Loretto Community / December 2, 2019 /

The Loretto Award recognizes an alum of Webster University who carries on the community service and social values of the Sisters of Loretto, who founded the university in 1915. Jane Peckham Stoever is this year’s Loretto Award winner. Jane was a Sister of Loretto for 10 years. She taught English in Loretto schools and was…

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Loretto Receives 2019 Option for the Poor Award

By Loretto Community / December 2, 2019 /

The 2019 Option for the Poor Awards Dinner took place Nov. 8 in El Paso. Helen Santamaria accepted the award in Loretto’s name.

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Chelsea Collonge Page Ordained UCC Pastor

By Loretto Community / December 2, 2019 /

Chelsea Collonge Page recently was ordained as pastor in the United Church of Christ. She is serving a UCC congregation in Salt Lake City. Congratulations, Chelsea, and many blessings on your ministry.

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Notes & News

By Loretto Community / November 5, 2019 /

Loretto Magazine – Fall 2019 Volunteer House opens in Denver For the second year in a row, Loretto has opened a new Volunteer House. One year after the founding of El Paso’s house, Denver’s new home opened in August. Three volunteers will spend a year in service: Reilly Love Rebhahn works at Escuela de Guadalupe,…

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It’s a Banner Year for Webster University in St. Louis

By Loretto Community / October 25, 2019 /

Congratulations to Webster for its best ranking ever in the 2020 US News and World Report Best Colleges. Out of all Missouri institutions in the Midwest University category, Webster was ranked first in St. Louis and third in the state. Many Loretto members know from experience the excellent academic success students achieve at Webster. 2019…

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Loretto’s Infirmary Is Above Average — As We Know!

By Martha Alderson CoL / May 2, 2019 /

It is not a surprise that the Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary received an above average rating in nursing homes in Kentucky and, in fact, in the nation. Loretto members, staff and Motherhouse residents know that the Infirmary operates in an excellent manner under the capable direction of Michelle Essex, the Infirmary administrator. Year after year the…

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Mary Helen Sandoval Receives Recognition for Service

By Loretto Community / May 1, 2019 /

Recently, Mary Helen Sandoval received stellar recognition for her tireless efforts with Colorado High School Charter (CHSC). Mary Helen  has served on the Board of Colorado High School Charter for 15 years. In 1994 her dear friend, Cyndi Bush Luna, founded CHSC with the mission of creating a pathway for students who had dropped out…

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Nerinx Hall Dedicates Remodeled Library to Barbara Roche

By Donna Day SL / May 1, 2019 /

“The library of the 21st century is active, social, contextual and engaging.” – Dean of University Libraries Laura O. Reim March 7, 2019, marked a historic day in the life of Nerinx Hall High School, St. Louis. The school honored past President Barbara Roche by dedicating the newly remodeled Nerinx library to her in gratitude…

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Karen Cassidy Wins Prestigious Prize

By Loretto Community / February 1, 2019 /

Editor’s Note: The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Purpose Prize celebrates people 50 and older who are following their passion to make a difference in the world. Karen Cassidy, executive director of Hildegard House, was one of five women to receive the prize this past December. She began Hildegard House in 2016. Congratulations, Karen!…

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Our Journey to Father Nerincks’x Roots

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2018 /

By Karel Disponett The parish in Belgium where Father Charles Nerinckx was born recognized his life by unveiling a plaque in his honor. They invited Loretto to participate, and so one Monday evening in mid-September four of us (Denise Ann Clifford, Eleanor Craig,  Susanna Pyatt from the Archives and I) took off on the first…

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