All Loretto members are leaders. Every six years, six Loretto women religious and six Co-members are elected to serve the Community. Their generosity throughout the years has enhanced the life of Loretto and its mission. Learn more about our Loretto Leadership.
I was born in St. Louis in 1946, the third of four children born to Dan and Charlotte Rabbitt – and the only girl. I attended Immaculate Conception Grade School (“Lafayette”) from kindergarten to eighth grade where I was taught by the Sisters of Loretto. When it came time for me to choose a high…Read More
My life has been filled with amazing experiences that have led me to be who I am now. I have taught high school, done pastoral work in multicultural parishes, led retreats, facilitated workshops and meetings, directed volunteers in a hospice, co-founded and co-directed EarthLinks, a non-profit in Denver serving persons who are homeless or economically…Read More
Although I was born in Erie, Pa., I attended six different grade schools and lived in Kentucky, Ohio and Colorado. I met the Sisters of Loretto in Denver at Blessed Sacrament Grade School. Upon graduating in Denver from Machebeuf High School, I entered the Loretto novitiate. I graduated from Loretto Heights College in Denver with…Read More
I’m a native of St. Louis and have lived there all my life, except for the time I spent in Kentucky in formation. Growing up, we were three kids, and I am the youngest, with all the benefits and disadvantages that place in the line carries. We were lucky to be part of a family…Read More
Educated at Webster College in St. Louis, Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., and Adelphi University in Garden City N.Y., I taught science at Visitation-Holy Ghost Schools in St. Louis for two years. Having become a registered nurse with a master’s in psychiatric nursing, I worked as a nurse and director of nursing at Loretto Motherhouse…Read More
Vicki Schwartz has taken the job of Interim President at Escuela de Guadalupe in Denver. She is responsible for the overall operations of the school, and she serves as its public voice. One of her duties is to strengthen the relationship with the Denver Archdiocesan Office of Education, while maintaining the school as a private…Read More
Following is a list of letters and petitions signed by Loretto President Pearl McGivney and sent in September and October 2017. They illustrate Pearl’s ongoing representation of the Loretto Community. Public comment to the Department of Education requesting upholding and enforcing Title IX guidance on campus sexual assault (9/1/17) Petition to Congress against proposed Social…Read More