Mindful of the call of the universal Church, Loretto extended its Community to Pakistan. Pakistani women entered the Community and continue Loretto’s global mission of service there. Learn more about our Pakistan Mission.

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Nasreen Daniel Offers Thanks from Pakistan to Loretto Schools

By Nasreen Daniel SL / December 1, 2018 /
A woman teaching children sitting on the floor in a classroom.

It had always been my desire to visit our Loretto schools in the United States and thank each person personally for their sensitivity to the needs of those who are…

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Death of a ‘Twin’

By Nasreen Daniel SL / September 1, 2018 /
Four women wearing white robes smiling together for a group picture while sitting in a dark room on the floor.

What a blessing and honor for us to participate in the wake and the life celebration in a Mass at the Motherhouse of Elaine Satterwhite. How kind of Elaine’s nephew,…

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A Visit to WaterStep in Louisville

By Mary E. (Buffy) Boesen SL / September 1, 2018 /
Two women smiling together inside a swimming pool pump room with various equipment, pipes, and tubes.

This past July 6, Maria Daniel, Kathy Wright, Barbara Nicholas, Kathleen Corbett, Jane German and Buffy Boesen met with WaterStep in Louisville. WaterStep developed the water filtration system that the…

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Graduation in Pakistan! Nasreen, Maria and Samina bring light to families in their neighborhoods

By Loretto Community / July 2, 2018 /

Let there be light    by Maria Daniel Recalling the year Sister Anna Koop was with us in Pakistan, we had no solar and we used to light the candles and…

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A Day of Fun for the LEWP

By Loretto Community / April 1, 2018 /
Six women sitting together and smiling for a picture outdoors in a park.

By Maria Daniel Some of the members of Loretto Empowering Women in Pakistan share a meal of biryani, a rice with veggies and chicken dish, on their outing together with…

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Pakistan News: The Netherlands to Lahore

By Mary Helen Sandoval CoL / February 1, 2018 /
A young woman sitting in between an older man and woman on a couch with Christmas-themed stuffed animals sitting above them on the edge of the couch.

Maria Daniel is in the Netherlands working on her doctorate. Before the holidays her dissertation topic was approved. In it she will compare the educational system in Pakistan with that…

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Loretto Mission in Pakistan Empowers Other Women

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2017 /
Four religious women sit in a living room while one is reading from a book while the others listen.

By Cathy Mueller Our sisters in Pakistan — Maria Daniel, Samina Iqbal and Nasreen Daniel — are busy with several projects, all of which reflect the Loretto mission. Bishop Sebastian…

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Interfaith Funeral of a Squirrel from Maria Daniel SL

By Loretto Community / September 22, 2017 /

Interfaith Funeral of a Squirrel From Maria Daniel SL It was Friday early morning, I was getting ready to go to school. I saw outside my window, some school students…

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Happy Pakistan Independence Day!

By Loretto Community / August 16, 2017 /

Pakistan celebrated its 70th birthday this year on Aug. 14.  Before Pakistan came into existence the area was called the Subcontinent. India, Pakistan and Bangladesh were one nation. The British rule over…

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Loretto in Faisalabad and Lahore

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2016 /
Three Pakistani women sitting together in traditional clothing conversing.

By Maria Daniel Faisalabad was the first love of Loretto in Pakistan. We came back to our own country and found it a challenge. We had to be enculturated. Families…

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Loretto Legacy in Pakistan

By Loretto Community / June 2, 2016 /
Three women wearing white outfits distributing water bottles to young students wearing blue school uniforms. They are outdoors in a shaded area on a sunny day. One woman wearing white is shaking a student's hand as he says thank you.

Legacy, from its Latin origins, means “to do good,” or, in the Middle English, “a body of persons sent on a mission.” Certainly our Sisters of Loretto in Pakistan bestowed…

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Loretto to Leave St. Albert School a Loving Legacy

By Mary Ann Lovett SL / April 1, 2016 /

By Mary Ann Lovett While recently reading Venture Into the Unknown, I felt saddened that I hadn’t known all about Loretto’s presence in China before I visited my daughter in…

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