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First Cycle Non-Emergency Special Needs Grants

By Marlene Spero SL / May 7, 2019 /

Many groups in our country and abroad are working hard to help provide needed goods and services for those who live on the margins of society. Each year Loretto sets…

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Sharing My El Paso Experience

By Vivian Doremus CoL / May 1, 2019 /

Recently I returned from volunteer work helping immigrant families at the El Paso/Juarez border. I wish to share the remarkable story unfolding there. I had been reading accounts in Interchange…

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Nerinx Hall Dedicates Remodeled Library to Barbara Roche

By Donna Day SL / May 1, 2019 /

“The library of the 21st century is active, social, contextual and engaging.” – Dean of University Libraries Laura O. Reim March 7, 2019, marked a historic day in the life…

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Loretto Back at the Border in 2019

By Loretto Community / April 1, 2019 /

By Mary Jean Friel and Mary Helen Sandoval The Latin America/Caribbean Committee sponsored a trip to the Mexican border at Nogales, Mexico. We led the excursion. Due to the strong…

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Sustainable Intentional Community Gathers at Loretto Motherhouse

By Kathy Wright SL / April 1, 2019 /

During the weekend of Feb. 22-24, the Motherhouse welcomed the Sustainable Intentional Community gathering that included 17 participants plus several other people who joined for an hour or two. Participants…

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#StandWithSisters

By Loretto Community / March 4, 2019 /

This #NationalCatholicSistersWeek March 8-14, will you #StandWithSisters in serving, advocating for and walking with the most vulnerable and marginalized communities in our society; caring for our common home; standing firm…

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Black History Month: Memories and Action

By Lillian Moskeland CoL / March 1, 2019 /

Black History Month was celebrated in the United States throughout the month of February. It is a month for discussions, acknowledging the work of today, events and remembrance of those…

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‘White’ Christmas 2018

By Marie Ego SL / March 1, 2019 /

For some time now Loretto Community members from the Motherhouse and Louisville have been meeting the 3 p.m. “Sunday Bus” that comes from Texas with immigrants who are going to…

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Loretto Academy Hosts Annual Nun Run

By Loretto Community / March 1, 2019 /

The senior class at Loretto Academy in El Paso sponsored the Nun Run Feb. 2. The Nun Run has become an annual event to raise money for the Loretto Pakistan…

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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Loretto Community / March 1, 2019 /

In various parts of the country with a Loretto presence, Loretto members celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Some sent photos, and others sent in reports of how they observed…

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‘Have Only One Heart, One Soul, One Mind’

By Donna Day SL / February 1, 2019 /

‘Have only one heart, one soul, one mind.’ Words of Father Charles Nerinckx Dec. 8, 2018, was a special feast day at the Loretto Motherhouse and for Loretto members everywhere.…

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Minimum Wage Advocacy Works

By Loretto Community / February 1, 2019 /

By Alice Kitchen and Eleanor Craig The good news is that Loretto is a part of making the lives of low-wage workers more livable. Not only did we take action…

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