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Each member of the Sisters of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross is “co-responsible for creating a community which is beneficial for all; for maturing in adult faith and effective ministry,..; and for making use of opportunities which add new depth to our formation in Christ.” Learn more about the Sisters of Loretto.

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Sister Maribah Ishaq makes first vows as Loretto Sister

By Loretto Community / June 12, 2024 /

Published by The Record on June 11, 2024 Thirty-two year old Sister of Loretto Maribah Ishaq will profess her first vows on June 23. She will commit herself to the…

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2024 Jubilarians

By Loretto Community / June 11, 2024 /
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80th Jubilee 70th Jubilee 65th Jubilee 50th – Golden Jubilee 25th – Silver Jubilee 80th Jubilee Kathleen Tighe SL Kathleen Tighe was received into Loretto on April 25, 1944, following…

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Loretto’s 2024 Jubilarians: Celebrating with abundant hope!

By Loretto Community / June 10, 2024 /
Archival photo of the 1949 Loretto Heights College reception class - eleven women in habits posing for a photo with joyous expressions on their faces.

In John’s Gospel, you can read the story of Jesus talking with some of his followers: “What are you looking for?” They said to him, “Rabbi, where are you staying?”…

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Loretto spiritual directors help others notice God’s grace, accept it, celebrate it

By Loretto Community / May 31, 2024 /
Three women pose together for a photo.

There are no unimportant moments in any lifetime. All are precious gifts of opportunity to know and serve the One who made us and continues to call us throughout our…

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Happy 212th Birthday, Loretto! 

By Loretto Community / April 22, 2024 /
Cecily Jones SL and Mary Luke Tobin SL smile while posed with a strawberry birthday cake.

Loretto Foundation Day – 212 Years: April 25, 1812 – April 25, 2024 The Constitutions of the Sisters of Loretto “direct us to praise and minister in Jesus name. Grounded…

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Loretto members share reflections from the desert Southwest

By Loretto Community / April 16, 2024 /
Jane German snaps a selfie with blooming cactus and a stone wall.

The Sisters of Loretto came to the desert areas of the West to offer education and faith development in Loretto schools for children from diverse backgrounds, cultures and economic levels.…

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Q & A with Sr. Eleanor Craig, an ‘ordinary’ Loretto with an interest in history

By Loretto Community / April 12, 2024 /

Originally posted by National Catholic Reporter on April 11, 2024 Loretto Sr. Eleanor Craig describes herself as “smart and assertive” at a healthy 81 years old.  After serving as an…

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Local Kentucky Family Gets Water

By Mary Ann McGivern SL / April 10, 2024 /
An older woman with white hair stands in the doorway of a shed holding a broom looking at the camera.

Judy Popp, who lives at the Motherhouse, started working with a local dad and his daughters, 11 and 14, last September to get them water. They live in a trailer…

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Remembrance of the Life of Loretto Sister Ann (formerly Sister Michael Ann) Skeffington

By Eleanor Craig SL / March 28, 2024 /

Loretto Sister Ann Skeffington died peacefully March 28, 2024, at the Loretto Living Center, Loretto Motherhouse, Nerinx, Ky. She was 88 and in the 69th year of her religious commitment. She was born…

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Catholic Sisters Week honors all women religious!

By Loretto Community / March 11, 2024 /
Women in winter coats stand outside a large building, holding signs in protest of the war in Gaza.

The Constitutions of the Sisters of Loretto “direct us to praise and minister in Jesus name. Grounded by our roots, enlightened by the Gospel and the Council, we are free…

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Reflections from the Lenten Prayer Service for Peace

By Loretto Community / March 6, 2024 /

Last week, Feb. 28, the Motherhouse Community and friends organized a public prayer service in front of Senator Mitch McConnell’s office. Here are photos, quotes and press from the event.…

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Public Lenten prayer service held in Louisville for Peace in Palestine, Israel

By Loretto Community / March 4, 2024 /

Published by the Courier Journal on February 28, 2024 More than 50 people came to the Federal Courthouse for a Lenten Prayer for Peace in Palestine and Israel on Wednesday,…

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