Immigrants and Refugees

Loretto strongly advocates for the needs of our neighbors and holds a special place in its heart for immigrants, migrants and refugees. We join with the universal Church is seeing the goodness of all people and welcome all with open arms. We tell the story of the immigrant to all who will listen and speak up on behalf of human life. Learn about our Justice and Peace work.

Loretto Stands at the Border to Close the School of the Americas

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2017 /
12 women attending an outdoor protest with one banner displayed in between them.

By Paulette Peterson and Mary Ann McGivern Sixteen Loretto Community members, Volunteers and friends joined the Nov. 9 demonstration to advocate for the closing of the School of the Americas,…

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#DACA #Here to Stay

By Loretto Community / October 1, 2017 /
A man smiling brightly outdoors at a protest while holding a white sign with black text that says: #DACA #Here to Stay

John and Lillian Moskeland joined Dayton, Ohio, residents who stood in front of Republican Rep. Mike Turner’s offices Sept. 5 to support Dreamers and the Hope Act. Singers, speakers and…

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Welcoming the Stranger

By Loretto Community / February 21, 2017 /

Statement of the Loretto Community ‘Welcoming the Stranger’ Feb. 21, 2017 The Sisters and Co-Members of Loretto, a community of faith joined in mission to work for justice and act…

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Loretto Delegation Joins Convergence at the Border

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2016 /
A culturally diverse gathered in support of immigrants smiling together for a large group photo.

By LACC and Peace Committee Oct. 7-10 the Loretto delegation of 14 joined with people from all across the Americas Converge on the Border with the School of the Americas…

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