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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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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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Co-member Alice Kitchen Receives Starr Women’s Hall of Fame Award

By Jean East CoL / April 5, 2023 /

Congratulations to Alice Kitchen, co-member and a coordinator of the Loretto Feminist Network, who was honored at the University of Missouri – Kansas City and received the Starr Women’s Hall of…

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Loretto Link Members Help Carry Forward Mission, Spirit of Loretto

By Loretto Community / March 27, 2023 /
A group of women post for a photo in front of a mural depicting leaders of the American Civil Rights movement.

Loretto Link is one of the newest organizations in Loretto. Its mission is “to carry forward the mission and spirit of Loretto in spiritual community with equal participation and voice…

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Celebrating Loretto’s Social Workers!

By Loretto Community / March 20, 2023 /
A woman with a beaming smile holding a young infant on her lap sits in the green space of an apartment complex.

This week, we will highlight some Loretto social workers, who, like St. Katharine Drexel, have dedicated their lives to doing inspiring work on behalf of others. Loretto can identify with…

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Support War Tax Resisters

By Byron Plumley CoL / March 15, 2023 /

By Byron Plumley and Shirley Whiteside of the Loretto Peace Committee It is challenging to be a person of conscience in the United States when we know that our tax…

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38th annual MLK Jr. birthday celebration is a success

By Pat McCormick SL / March 1, 2023 /
A large group of individuals collected outdoors for a photo with a sign saying, "Loretto Community honors the memory of Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan. 16, 2023 was the Loretto Community’s 38th year to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. The event is known as a Marade. In 1983, the U.S. Congress introduced…

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Spotlight on Loretto wisdom women

By Joy Jensen SL / March 1, 2023 /
Woman in bright teal blouse and nametag smiles brightly indoors.

Editor’s note: We are featuring interviews of Loretto Community elders. We are grateful to the sisters and to Joy Jensen for sharing wonderful snapshots of our beloved Community members. The…

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Conservation easement now a reality

By Martha Alderson CoL / March 1, 2023 /
A woman sitting down signing paperwork as another women watches over. They're surrounded by beautiful scenery photography and individuals sitting behind them.

“For the beauty of the earth, for the splendor of the skies, For the love which from our birth over and around us lies.” The singing of this hymn began…

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Loretto and the Arts

By Susanna Pyatt / February 28, 2023 /
Students in an art class, standing at easels and painting portraits of a man smoking a pipe.

The Sisters of Loretto were founded in 1812 with a mission of teaching, but what were their schools like? To answer one aspect of this question, an upcoming exhibit at…

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Loretto Magazine – Winter 2022-2023

By Loretto Community / February 26, 2023 /
Magazine Cover listing the articles inside. Teaser text reads: Inside ... Loretto's retreat centers offer respite Loretto Outreach fosters connections Celebrate Loretto's jubilarians! Loretto marks 170 years in New Mexico Weeping with the women of Pakistan ... and more

Download Read Loretto Magazine Loretto Spotlight Video – Susan Classen CoL A Letter from Loretto President Barbara Nicholas SL In a previous issue, I wrote briefly about my few days…

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