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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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Empowered to do God’s work – Stories of ‘good news’

By Loretto Community / July 17, 2023 /

No one comes to work in a job or even a task that they love to be praised. But there are Loretto members, past and present, whose ministry or service…

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Loretto launches new Justice Fellowship Program

By Annie Rosenkranz / June 19, 2023 /
A brunette woman smiling for an outdoor portrait in a navy blouse.

Loretto’s leadership has approved the Loretto Justice Fellowship as the successor to the Loretto Volunteer Program. The Loretto Justice Fellowship begins its pilot year in El Paso in 2023 in…

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Ann Manganero SL: Physician

By Loretto Community / June 19, 2023 /
A woman holds a young girl's hand and talks with her.

I will set my hands to healThe scorched earth; the burned and broken I will tendTill this land shall learn some new true fire to build. Ann Manganaro SL, physician,…

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Loretto extends warm welcome to inaugural Loretto Justice Fellowship Fellows!

By Loretto Community / June 5, 2023 /
Collage of seven headshots of young women. Text in the center reads "Meet our 2023-2024 Loretto Justice Fellows!"

The Loretto Justice Fellowship is Loretto’s response to calls for new strategies and priorities across the social justice landscape, shifting needs of young people and transitions in religious communities, including…

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History Colorado Recognizes Pancratia Hall Lofts

By Loretto Community / May 17, 2023 /

In late April, History Colorado recognized Pancratia Hall Lofts at their annual Stephen H. Hart Awards for outstanding archaeology and historic preservation projects across Colorado. A huge thank you to Mary Nelle Gage SL…

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U.S. Income, Expenditures and The Debt Ceiling

By Mary Ann McGivern SL / May 10, 2023 /

U.S. Income 2022: The income of the United States is basically what is brought in through taxes and fees on individuals and corporations plus FICA (Federal Income Contributions Act). We…

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Loretto members share fond memories of ‘‘star” Loretto educators

By Loretto Community / May 1, 2023 /
A woman turns from the chalkboard where she has drawn several figures to smile for the camera.

Recently after reading some books about living in the present moment and being mindful, this quote of the Dalai Lama came to mind: “When educating the minds of our youth,…

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