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US congregations face their complicity in trauma of Native boarding schools

By Loretto Community / July 21, 2022 /

Published by the Global Sisters Report on July 21, 2022 Libby Comeaux CoL was interviewed as part of this story. Libby Comeaux, a Loretto co-member who in 2021 co-wrote a…

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Artists find peace at Nerinx

By Loretto Community / July 14, 2022 /

Published in The Lebanon Enterprise on July 13, 2022 “For most Marion County residents, the property in Nerinx owned by the Sisters of Loretto is just a place for retired…

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March, speakers, draw attention to poverty, voting rights, health care needs

By Loretto Community / June 23, 2022 /

Published by Catholic News Service, posted by the Catholic Spirit on June 23, 2022 The Loretto Community was one of several religious orders and organizations that participated in the Moral…

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Vatican official speaks to event hosted by LGBT outreach group New Ways Ministry

By Loretto Community / April 6, 2022 /

Published by National Catholic Reporter on April 6, 2022 “Xavière Missionary Sr. Nathalie Becquart, the undersecretary of the Vatican’s Synod of Bishops office, addressed an April 3 online gathering organized…

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Monday Starter: Loretto Community celebrated 30 years of environmental ministry

By Loretto Community / March 30, 2022 /

Published by the Global Sisters Report on March 28, 2022 As part of the United Nations’ annual two-week Commission on the Status of Women, the Loretto Community celebrated a congregational…

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Pope Francis thanks New Ways Ministry in recent correspondence

By Loretto Community / January 4, 2022 /

Published by the National Catholic Reporter on December 8, 2021 In two letters to New Ways Ministry this year, Pope Francis commended the organization for its outreach to the LGBTQ…

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Miguel Pro Mission offers hope and a future to the people of Ciudad Juarez

By Loretto Community / August 30, 2021 /

Published by Denver Catholic on August 19, 2021 The incredible work of Loretto member the Rev. Peter Urban and Miguel Pro Mission, the charitable organization he founded “to provide hope…

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Former Kentucky convent finds new life as compassionate care home

By Loretto Community / July 29, 2021 /

Published by the Global Sisters Report on July 28, 2021 It has been said with some authority (Mark 2:22) that one does not put new wine into old wineskins. That…

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Catholic women pursue pro-life values at the border

By Loretto Community / February 18, 2021 /

Published by the National Catholic Reporter February 18, 2021 While most young adults look to the entertainment industry for models to emulate, 23-year-old Elyse McMahon turns to a more idyllic…

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Go into the world: Sisters find common ground with people of other religions

By Loretto Community / January 25, 2021 /

Published by the Global Sisters Report on January 25, 2021 Sr. Nasreen Daniel was a panelist for the Global Sisters Report in their The Life feature series. Sr. Maria Daniel…

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Capitol riot mirrors insurrections outside US, say sisters with international duties

By Loretto Community / January 8, 2021 /

Published by the Global Sisters Report on January 8, 2021 Beth Blissman CoL was interviewed by the Global Sisters Report in response to the riot at the Capitol on January…

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The gift of small works in the face of big issues

By Loretto Community / November 23, 2020 /

Published by the Global Sisters Report on Nov 18, 2020 Denver — It begins with a box. During our first few days together as a house, my fellow Denver Loretto…

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