Loretto in the News

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Colorado softball star gets Hall of Fame recognition at 92-years-young

By Loretto Community / September 1, 2023 /

Posted by 9News on August 29, 2023 At the Peach Bowl, the Colorado Peaches women’s softball team celebrated a beloved player inducted into the Huntsman’s Senior Games Hall of Fame,…

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Sisters of Loretto honor alumni, sister with awards at annual event

By Loretto Community / September 1, 2023 /

Published by Denver Catholic on August 30, 2023 The Sisters of Loretto have served the Denver community, educating scores of women at Loretto Heights College, for nearly a century. This…

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Running in A Field of Her Own at 92 Years Old with Magdalena McCloskey

By Loretto Community / July 7, 2023 /
Image for podcast shows Magdalena McCloskey smiling for the camera. Title text on the photo reads"Magdelena McClosky: Running in a Field of Her Own at 92 Years Old (Episode #68)

This interview originally appeared in the Vision Beyond Sight podcast on July 5, 2023. Magdalena McCloskey, long-time Loretto co-member, “educator, former nun, and player of the senior women’s softball club…

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Catholic Worker book review of “Give Me a Living Love: The Poems of Ann Manganaro”

By Loretto Community / July 3, 2023 /

Thank you to the Catholic Worker and guest writer Anne Marie Kaune for this tender, insightful review of “Give Me a Living Love: The Poems of Ann Manganaro.” Kaune ends…

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Toxic Contamination of Water Sources Poses Long-Term Hazards to American Communities and Environment

By Loretto Community / April 13, 2023 /

Originally posted by The Tablet on April 12, 2023 To understand how Catholics are responding to water pollution in their communities, OSV News spoke with advocates and agencies in Philadelphia,…

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Keepin’ It Rural

By Loretto Community / April 11, 2023 /

Published by Kentucky Monthly on March 30, 2023 The Bluegrass region is one of Kentucky’s quintessential landscapes. Scenic pastoral views are dotted with bourbon rickhouses. Mile after mile of black…

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Catholic Nuns Affirm Support for Transgender Community, Loved and Cherished by God in Open Letter

By Loretto Community / April 4, 2023 /

Posted by Christianity Daily on April 3, 2023 A group of Catholic nuns published a public statement on behalf of thousands of religious women and some partner organizations. The alliance…

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Congregations and cultures mix as novices learn and grow together

By Loretto Community / April 3, 2023 /

Published by Global Sisters Report on April 3, 2023 Being able to laugh while trying to learn the steps to an African dance, experience a liturgy at a Ukrainian Church,…

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How St. Hildegard inspired this nurse’s care for the dying

By Loretto Community / February 7, 2023 /

Published by U.S. Catholic on February 2, 2023 “I just wanted someone to listen,” said the shirtless man propped on pillows in a hospital bed, his voice cracking and eyes…

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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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Sisters of Loretto permanently preserve 650 acres of ‘holy land’ in Kentucky

By Loretto Community / January 26, 2023 /

Published by Earthbeat on January 26, 2023 The region in central Kentucky where the Sisters of Loretto have resided for 200 years is often described as “holy land.” Now, more…

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Sisters of Loretto sign historic conservation agreement

By Loretto Community / January 23, 2023 /

Published by The Record on January 20, 2023 The Sisters of Loretto in Nerinx, Ky., signed an agreement Jan. 18 with the Bluegrass Land Conservancy that will conserve more than…

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