Loretto Legacy

Loretto’s legacy of working for justice and acting for peace at the urging of the Gospel continues to be lived out in the work of today’s Loretto Community members and friends, Loretto-associated schools and their students, Loretto’s intentional investments, and its sponsorship of partner organizations.

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Loretto celebrates 211 years of community life, serving others

By Loretto Community / April 24, 2023 /
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Tracing ancestors has become a wonderful adventure for many families. Maps can fill a dining room table, with lines connecting each generation and often names of people family members have…

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Loretto Link Members Help Carry Forward Mission, Spirit of Loretto

By Loretto Community / March 27, 2023 /
A group of women post for a photo in front of a mural depicting leaders of the American Civil Rights movement.

Loretto Link is one of the newest organizations in Loretto. Its mission is “to carry forward the mission and spirit of Loretto in spiritual community with equal participation and voice…

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A Rewarding Visit to Shaker Village

By Eleanor Craig SL / March 1, 2023 /
Visitors enjoy a carriage ride through historic Shaker Village with a white horse.

Recently a small group from Loretto Motherhouse paid a neighborly visit to the site of one of Kentucky’s oldest religious communities. We sought wisdom from their experience, so like Loretto’s.…

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Loretto celebrates its New Mexico legacy

By Loretto Community / February 17, 2023 /
Two women lean in for a photo together.

Community members and friends gathered this past September to celebrate Loretto’s 170th anniversary of working and serving in New Mexico. “Our Lady of Light,” the painting donated to the Museum…

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Machebeuf Hall on Loretto Heights Campus to Become Commún Community Center

By Loretto Community / February 1, 2023 /

Published by Westword on January 27, 2023 When the Colorado Symphony hosted a community concert at the May Bonfils Stanton Theater at Loretto Heights in 2018, Margaret Brugger walked up…

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