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Sister Communities

Relationships matter to Loretto. We partner with two Sister Communities abroad, the Holy Family Sisters in Guatemala and the Daughters of the Most Blessed Trinity in Ghana. Learn more about our Sister Communities.

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Loretto Sister Communities: Beyond the Boundaries of Our Hearts

By Loretto Community / October 19, 2020 /

“Rejoicing in and strengthened by our mutual love, we go forth to meet our farther neighbors in their human needs and aspirations. We seek to reach out beyond boundaries imposed…

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2020 An Important Year for Loretto at the UN

By Loretto Community / February 1, 2020 /

Beth Blissman reports that Loretto at the UN wrapped up 2019 by welcoming Sister Mary Akuoku FST from Ghana for a brief, yet enjoyable visit. The United Nations turned 75…

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Teaching English at the Belga School in Guatemala City, Guatemala

By Kathy Wright SL / November 1, 2019 /

For three weeks this past July I worked with the seven English teachers at the Belga School in Guatemala City, taught some of the English classes and helped the faculty…

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Ghana Sisters Help Provide International Flavor to Assembly

By Loretto Community / November 1, 2018 /

By Carole Eschen and Lillian Moskeland The 2018 Assembly had an international flavor this year with sisters from two countries outside the United States in full attendance and our sisters…

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I Will Go – To Ghana

By Loretto Community / September 2, 2018 /

By Stacy Fitzwater “Madam, Madam!” Children ages 5 to 15 clamored for our attention. Come, play on the dirt field. Come, ride my bike, see my classroom, walk to the…

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Can Loretto Help Guatemalan Sisters Learn English?

By Mary Ann McGivern SL / May 1, 2018 /

The Holy Family sisters in Guatemala have asked Loretto to help them learn English and teach English in their schools. It is a daunting request, and the Guatemala Sister Community…

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Guatemala Snapshots: Continuing the Guatemala Sister Community Trip

By Loretto Community / April 1, 2018 /

By Pat Geier Editor’s Note: In January, Mary Ann McGivern, Irma Avila, Alicia Ramirez and Pat Geier spent 10 days in Guatemala visiting our sister community, Las Hermanas de la…

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Building Relationship Through Loretto Presence

By Loretto Community / March 1, 2018 /

By Kay Carlew and Maria Visse Editor’s Note: In 2016 the Ghana Sister Committee realized that for the two communities, the Daughters of the Most Blessed Trinity (FST) and Loretto,…

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Sister Community Committee for Guatemala Gives Trip Report

By Irma Avila SL / March 1, 2018 /

On Jan. 22, Mary Ann McGivern, Connie Newton and I went to La Escuela Sagrada Familia – Zona 10 in Guatemala City, Guatemala. During our visit, we shared the reality…

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Relationship of Trust: Loretto-Ghana Sister Community Committee

By Loretto Community / December 1, 2016 /

By Lillian Moskeland At the close of this past summer, the Loretto-Ghana Sister Community Committee — Marie Ego, Pauline Albin, Elise André, Betsy Clute and Lillian Moskeland — and the…

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