During this season of spiritual renewal, we ask God to fill our minds and hearts with love that we may be a sign of Jesus to all those living in our midst. Learn about the Faith and Spirituality of Loretto members.

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Christ Is Risen, Alleluia, Alleluia!

By Loretto Community / March 25, 2024 /
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During Holy Week, Christians focus on the mysteries of Jesus’ death and resurrection — again, a journey from darkness to light. It is a time of deep reflection and prayer.…

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Lent: A time to listen to Gospel call to ready ourselves, be open to God’s grace

By Loretto Community / February 12, 2024 /
A rainbow is seen through bare branches, glowing amidst the evening clouds.

Many years ago, Dr. Seuss wrote a book called “Oh, the Places You’ll Go.” Many thought it was just for children, not so! There is a message there for you…

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Holy Week: a Journey from Darkness to Light

By Loretto Community / April 3, 2023 /
Five women sit on the steps of a porch, holding palms and smiling.

Many people are familiar with both the story of Exodus and the events of Holy Week. The story of Exodus focuses on God leading the Israelites back on the path…

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Walk With Loretto Through Holy Season of Lent

By Loretto Community / February 27, 2023 /
The sun streams down through an opening in the clouds to illuminate the waves striking the beach.

Courage is one of the virtues many of us long for, and work at. As we enter into this first full week of Lent, we may struggle to find its…

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Where Are You Standing this Holy Week?

By Loretto Community / April 11, 2022 /
Woden crucifix with two palms crossed behind Christ

On Palm Sunday, Jesus enters Jerusalem on a colt, not with spears hoisted against him, but with palm branches waving; not with soldiers accompanying him, but with crowds chanting “Hosanna…

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Praying for Ukraine

By Mary Margaret Murphy SL / April 11, 2022 /

As members of the Loretto Community, we stand at the foot of the cross with the suffering people of Ukraine. In our individual, unique way may we be united in offering our collective prayers, sacrifices and sufferings…

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Lenten Journey: A Time for Spiritual Growth

By Loretto Community / February 28, 2022 /
Word cloud of words relating to Lent, including change, service, grace, gospel, transform, fasting, alms, and others.

It is common in educational settings and Church work to gather members around a large paper on the wall to create a Wordle. It’s a “word cloud” in which the…

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Loretto Stands with Mary at the Foot of the Cross

By Loretto Community / March 29, 2021 /

The Sisters of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross is our full title. “I Am the Way,” Loretto’s Constitutions, # 1, tells us, “Our charism of loving service, rooted…

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Lent: A Time for ‘Uncommon Courage’

By Loretto Community / February 15, 2021 /

Lent begins this week on Wednesday — Ash Wednesday — a 40-day journey we walk with Jesus and his apostles as we seek to grow into deeper faithfulness to the…

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2019 Lenten Reflections

By Loretto Community / March 10, 2019 /

During this Lenten Season, Loretto will be adding to our website a daily Lenten reflection published by the Ignatian Solidarity Network. Click here to view the reflections. We are grateful…

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2019 Lenten Reflections – LEN

By Loretto Community / March 4, 2019 /

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