Loretto’s Latin America/Caribbean Committee helps to build relationships with our Hispanic neighbors. As we learn from them and they learn from us, all profit and all recognize that we are all one. Learn more about our mission to reach out beyond boundaries.

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Immigration Spotlight – “Harvest of Empire” discussion

By Loretto Community / February 24, 2021 /

Please join the LACC on Zoom for the next Immigration Spotlight Friday, February 26th at 11am ET. Discussion will be about the film, Harvest of Empire. This compelling documentary explores the…

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LACC Spotlights Attention on Seeking Justice for Immigrants, Migrants, Farmworkers, Detainees & Asylum Seekers

By Loretto Community / February 8, 2021 /

The Latin America/Caribbean Committee (LACC) is pleased to present its daily Facebook messages on immigration reform, support and humanitarian help at the border, migrant justice, advocacy for farm workers, detainees…

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Loretto Calls on Biden/Harris To Reunite Migrant Families Separated at U.S. Border

By Loretto Community / February 5, 2021 /

“Every day that passes adds to the trauma that these children continue to endure at our hands. Reuniting these children with their families would do much to restore decency and…

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Prayers for our nation

By Loretto Community / January 19, 2021 /

You are invited to join Loretto Community members, Loretto Link members, Loretto Volunteers, and our larger Loretto Community in praying for our nation; racial, immigration, and environmental justice; and our…

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Loretto’s Latin America/Caribbean Committee Works for Justice, Acts for Peace

By Loretto Community / October 26, 2020 /

We work for justice and act for peace because the Gospel urges us. “I Am the Way,” Loretto’s Constitutions, #36 Loretto has heard the words of Pope Francis as he…

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Building Bridges at the Border: Working for Justice, Acting for Peace.

By Loretto Community / April 29, 2020 /

The members of Loretto’s Latin America/Caribbean Committee (LACC) are pleased to share an edited recording and concept note of the LACC event, “Building Bridges at the Border: Working for Justice,…

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Loretto at the border

By Mary Jean Friel CoL / February 28, 2020 /

Loretto’s Latin America/Caribbean Committee (LACC) has been on the front lines of the immigration crisis for many years at the Arizona border crossing between the U.S. and Mexico. LACC’s Border…

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Loretto Back at the Border in 2019

By Loretto Community / April 1, 2019 /

By Mary Jean Friel and Mary Helen Sandoval The Latin America/Caribbean Committee sponsored a trip to the Mexican border at Nogales, Mexico. We led the excursion. Due to the strong…

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Loretto Delegation Turns Out for 2018 SOA Border Encuentro

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2018 /

By Eileen Harrington What does it look like when we as the Loretto Community adopt a resolution, as we did at our 2017 Assembly, prioritizing and committing ourselves to immigration…

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A Trip to the Desert: Learning To Serve and Welcome the Stranger

By Loretto Community / June 1, 2018 /

By Rosa Lizarde Every border trip is different, and the one this past May to Nogales, Ariz., and Mexico with the Minneapolis-based St. Joan of Arc Church was truly unique.…

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LACC — Why Sanctuary, Why Now?

By Loretto Community / February 1, 2018 /

By Maureen Flanigan The Loretto Latin America Caribbean Committee met for a “face-to-face” the first weekend in January with full hearts and a full agenda. The theme of “intention” guided…

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

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2017 /

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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