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Loretto’s two peace committees take small & large steps to cultivate peace

By Loretto Community / May 20, 2024 /
Pat Geier CoL, dressed for cold weather, speaks at a microphone to a group of people gathered outside a building.

The Loretto Motherhouse Peace Committee reactivated this past summer after having had to pause during the early pandemic. Taking small steps for justice is an important way to cultivate a…

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Journeys in justice – Loretto celebrates the 2023/24 Loretto Justice Fellows!

By Loretto Community / May 14, 2024 /
Eight women smile for a group photo on a casual hike on a cloudy day with six women standing in the back and two women squatting in the front wearing sunglasses.

May 2024 marks the end of the inaugural year of the Loretto Justice Fellowship program. At this time last year, the Loretto Justice Fellowship program existed only as an idea,…

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Happy 212th Birthday, Loretto! 

By Loretto Community / April 22, 2024 /
Cecily Jones SL and Mary Luke Tobin SL smile while posed with a strawberry birthday cake.

Loretto Foundation Day – 212 Years: April 25, 1812 – April 25, 2024 The Constitutions of the Sisters of Loretto “direct us to praise and minister in Jesus name. Grounded…

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Co-member Barbara Wander’s Latest Report on Haiti

By Loretto Community / March 4, 2024 /

Barbara Wander is a Loretto co-member who has been working with the Little Sisters of St. Therese in Haiti for many years. Click here to read the March 2024 issue…

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Read all about it! Loretto Magazine, Winter 2024 issue now out!

By Loretto Community / March 4, 2024 /
Cover of Loretto Magazine winter 2024. Photo of seven women posing together on the front steps of a building. Text at the top reads: Inside... Loretto's new Justice Fellowship program, Loretto welcomes migrants, Pioneers at Loretto Heights College ... and more

Loretto Magazine’s winter edition is now available! Your heart will be stirred by the Loretto Justice Fellows, women who provide service hours to local community organizations while studying in the…

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Loretto’s Justice Fellowship: a bold, innovative leap of faith

By Annie Rosenkranz / February 20, 2024 /
Seven latina women smile for a group photo in a row.

The Loretto Justice Fellowship has taught me about community and how I can utilize my personal strengths to seek for justice in every way in my life. Larissa Meza, Loretto…

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Loretto Spotlight Video – Annie Rosenkranz

By Loretto Community / February 14, 2024 /
A woman with strawberry blond hair in a blue shirt smiles at the camera.

Together this year, our Loretto Justice Fellows will contribute more than 3,300 service hours to partner organizations at the U.S./Mexico border while connecting with each other and Loretto Community members.…

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Montgomery Catholic celebrates 150 years of excellence

By Loretto Community / November 7, 2023 /

Originally published by the Archdiocese of Mobile in their bi-weekly newsletter The Catholic Week Digest on October 16, 2023 An unimaginable trek by the Sisters of Loretto in 1873 sure…

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Loretto’s mission work takes many forms around the world

By Loretto Community / October 23, 2023 /
A group of adult Vietnamese adoptees pose for a photo with the Sister of Loretto who served at the orphanage in Vietnam.

Father Charles Nerinckx, priest-founder of the Sisters of Loretto, once wrote, “Imitate the burning zeal of Jesus and Mary.” His words to our early sisters and to us today carry…

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Loretto at the UN takes part in Water Rituals at 2023 Parliament of the World’s Religions

By Beth Blissman CoL / August 30, 2023 /

There were so many fabulous aspects of the 2023 Parliament of the World’s Religions (#2023PoWR), in which Loretto at the UN took part. To share one highlight, below is a brief…

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God has called Loretto. Loretto has responded. Praise God!

By Loretto Community / August 14, 2023 /
Two book covers with the same title ("I Am the Way") in different fonts.

The Sisters of Loretto have an important statement on the very first page of its Constitutions. It reads, “The Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life approves these constitutions.” And on…

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Join Loretto members as they help shine light into darkness

By Loretto Community / August 7, 2023 /
Colorful banner reads, "Be light into darkness"

Every day. Every year. We must ask ourselves, “Where does your heart belong this year?” Read with us the challenge outlined in I Am the Way, the Constitutions of the…

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