New Co-Members

We are excited to share the profiles of our co-members as they are welcomed into the Loretto Community.

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Loretto welcomes new co-member, Jen Staed

By Loretto Community / December 12, 2023 /
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The Loretto Community welcomes its newest co-member, Jen Staed! While Jen has been active in Loretto and Loretto Link for several years, she formally became a co-member on December 4th.…

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Welcome Christina Garcia!

By Jean East CoL / October 1, 2023 /
A woman with shoulder length dark brown hair smiling brightly while holding a microphone and wearing a white t-shirt with a colorful checkered graphic on the front.

The Loretto Community welcomed Christina Garcia as a co-member in March and had a celebration in Denver on Aug. 11. Christina grew up in Denver where she and her seven…

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Celebrating Pam Morgan, Loretto’s newest co-member

By Leslee Moore CoL / September 1, 2023 /
Two women standing together, the woman to the right is standing at a podium speaking into a microphone. She has short, grey hair, and glasses, and a bouquet of pink and yellow roses, and babies breath sits directly in front of the podium. The woman to the left has longer, brown hair, is wearing a blue and white striped blouse, with a pink boutonniere, holding a beige filing folder in her hands.

“Good afternoon; this is Pam from the office.” With those words, Pam Morgan drew a chuckle from those gathered on Aug. 5 in the Motherhouse Church for her co-membership celebration.…

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Congratulations Loretto’s Newest Co-Members

By Lisa Reynolds CoL / July 1, 2023 /
Woman with mid length hair and glasses smiles for a selfie.

Welcome to our newest co-members, Theresa Miller and Pam Morgan! Theresa and Pam were accepted into co-membership on June 5, 2023. They are well known in the Community: Pam lives…

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Loretto Celebrates Newest Co-Member Allison Grace Lemons

By Lisa Reynolds CoL / November 1, 2022 /
Five adults and two young boys smile together for a family picture while wearing dress clothes and a name tag indoors.

Celebrations of an individual’s acceptance into the Loretto Community as a Loretto co-member are always a moving reminder of the deep values and cherished community to which many of us…

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Welcoming new co-member, Allison Lemons!

By Loretto Community / September 19, 2022 /
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Welcome to our newest co-member, Allison Lemons!  Allison was accepted as a co-member on June 29, 2022. She lives with her husband, Don, and is active with the New Mexico Lorettos. Allison brings gifts of…

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Welcome to Terry Franco, Loretto’s Newest Co-Member

By Lisa Reynolds CoL / December 1, 2021 /
Selfie of Terry Franco, a woman with short black hair, wearing dark purple lipstick and a red shirt.

Welcome to our newest co-member, Terry Franco! Terry was accepted as a co-member on Oct. 26, 2021. She lives in El Paso where she teaches at Loretto Academy. Terry has…

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A Warm Welcome to New Co-Member, Joyce Minkler!

By Lisa Reynolds CoL / April 1, 2021 /
Woman sits on a rock outcropping with a beautiful spread of red leaves behind her.

Welcome to our newest co-member, Joyce Minkler! She has been a long-time friend, co-worker and neighbor of Loretto. As a psychotherapist, Joyce had a private practice in the underserved area…

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Loretto welcomes new co-member Neil Tucker!

By Lisa Reynolds CoL / March 15, 2020 /

Neil Tucker was accepted as a co-member on March 14, 2020. He lives in Kansas City with his wife, Vickie. Neil’s connection with Loretto began in the 1980s when he met Mary McNellis,…

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Newest co-members bring a spirit of service, share in spirituality & enrich community ties

By Loretto Community / February 28, 2020 /

Earna Rae Volk Accepted as a co-member on March 17, 2019 Earna fell in love with the Sisters of Loretto as soon as she stepped foot on the grounds of…

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Sally Maresh Proclaims ‘Oh Happy Day!’

By Loretto Community / October 1, 2019 /
Six women smiling together for a group picture outdoors on a sunny day in front of large leafy green trees.

Remarks from Lisa Reynolds, Mary Ellen McElroy and Sally Maresh Lisa Reynolds introduced Sally Maresh at her celebration on Aug. 24 by saying, in part, “In my role as the…

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Welcome to Our Newest Co-Member, Leslee Moore!

By Lisa Reynolds CoL / July 1, 2019 /
A woman with short white hair and black-framed glasses smiling brightly for a headshot picture wearing a pink striped blouse and a black cardigan.

Leslee Moore was accepted as a co-member on June 9. She and her husband live in Lexington, Ky., and she is a familiar visitor at the Loretto Motherhouse on Sundays…

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