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Sister Maribah Ishaq makes first vows as Loretto Sister

By Loretto Community / June 12, 2024 /

Published by The Record on June 11, 2024 Thirty-two year old Sister of Loretto Maribah Ishaq will profess her first vows on June 23. She will commit herself to the…

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Dominican Sister wins ‘Climate Hero Award’

By Loretto Community / May 24, 2024 /

Published May 22, 2024 by The Record Eleven individuals and organizations, including Dominican Sister of Peace Claire McGowan and Jessie Rathburn, were honored with the first Isaac Wolfe Bernheim Climate…

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Monday Starter: Sisters join other Catholics in letter to stop US weapons to Israel

By Loretto Community / May 14, 2024 /

Published by Global Sisters Report on May 4, 2024 More than 150 sisters, along with organizations that represent them, have signed a letter urging a halt of U.S. arms shipments to…

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After Vatican text, pope tells Jeannine Gramick: Trans people ‘must be accepted’

By Loretto Community / May 6, 2024 /

Article by Jeannine Gramick SL, originally posted May 1, 2024 by the Global Sisters Report I have been very sad since April 8, 2024, when the Vatican’s Dicastery for the…

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Last survivor of USS Arizona, dead at 102, is recalled for commitment to country, strong faith

By Loretto Community / April 22, 2024 /

Originally posted by the Detroit Catholic, April 19, 2024 By any measure, Louis Anthony “Lou” Conter, a Catholic hero of World War II who died April 1 at his home…

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Q & A with Sr. Eleanor Craig, an ‘ordinary’ Loretto with an interest in history

By Loretto Community / April 12, 2024 /

Originally posted by National Catholic Reporter on April 11, 2024 Loretto Sr. Eleanor Craig describes herself as “smart and assertive” at a healthy 81 years old.  After serving as an…

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Ross among residency program recipients

By Loretto Community / April 2, 2024 /

Originally published by The Oldham Era on March 21, 2024 Crestwood’s Marcia Holloway Ross is among those who the Kentucky Foundation for Women have selected as recipients of the winter…

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Plans unveiled for Catholic Sisters’ Heritage Center in Cleveland

By Loretto Community / March 11, 2024 /

Originally posted by the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland on March 10, 2024 The Women’s Religious Archives Collaborative will establish a Heritage Center in Cleveland to preserve and celebrate the unique…

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Public Lenten prayer service held in Louisville for Peace in Palestine, Israel

By Loretto Community / March 4, 2024 /

Published by the Courier Journal on February 28, 2024 More than 50 people came to the Federal Courthouse for a Lenten Prayer for Peace in Palestine and Israel on Wednesday,…

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Loretto Heritage Center’s 1st Family History Day draws crowd

By Loretto Community / March 4, 2024 /

Written by David Neri and published by The Lebanon Enterprise on February 28, 2024 For many of the people who spoke at last Saturday’s Family History Day at the Loretto…

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Deacon uncovers names of Black Catholics buried in unmarked graves at Louisville cemetery

By Loretto Community / February 27, 2024 /

Published by the Louisville Courier Journal on February 21, 2024 Loretto Roots Enslavement project is one of many historic studies being conducted by Catholic organizations who were involved in the…

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150+ Organizations Stand in Solidarity with Annunciation House and Denounce Texas’ Attacks on Humanitarian Aid

By Loretto Community / February 27, 2024 /

Published by Refugees International on February 26, 2024 On Tuesday, February 20, 2024 Texas Attorney General Paxton launched a politically motivated attack against Annunciation House, a volunteer organization that offers…

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