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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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Loretto History on NPR

By Loretto Community / October 22, 2012 / 0 Comments

Tune in to Loretto history! This week, Interfaith Voices public radio show featured a segment on the history of the Loretto Community – and you can hear it online. Maureen Fiedler SL, host of Interfaith Voices, takes listeners to the Loretto Motherhouse, where she sits down with Eleanor Craig SL and Cecily Jones SL to…

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Writings on Earth Consciousness

By Loretto Community / May 24, 2012 / 0 Comments

Loretto writers contributed two articles to the spring 2012 edition of Human Development magazine, under the theme of “Earth Consciousness.” We invite you to read them here. Linking People at Risk with Earth at Risk by Betty Ann Jasper, O.P. and Cathy Mueller, S.L. “EarthLinks started during a walk on the beach in 1995. We…

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A Jubilee Celebration in Pakistan

By Loretto Community / April 3, 2012 / 0 Comments

On March 23, our sisters in Pakistan held a celebration mass to honor the 200th Jubilee of the Sisters of Loretto. The mass took place a Loretto-run school, St. Albert School in Faisalabad, and was presided by Archbishop Joseph Coutts. The mass was prepared by the Sisters of Loretto and the school staff, with music…

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In the News: Webster Honors Sr. Barbara Roche…

By Loretto Community / February 3, 2012 / 0 Comments

This article appeared in the Webster-Kirkwood Times December 16, 2011. Available online here. The city of Webster Groves recently honored Sr. Barbara Roche, president of Nerinx Hall, declaring December 2 as Sr. Barbara Roche Day. Mayor Gerry Welch presented Sr. Barbara with a proclamation at a special ceremony held at Nerinx Hall on Friday, December…

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Jubilee History: Sister Adeline Gemoets, 1892

By Loretto Community / January 20, 2012 / 0 Comments

By Sr. Mary E. (Buffy) Boesen, SL, president of Loretto Academy in El Paso, TX. This article is part of a weekly series on Loretto history, printed in the El Paso Times this year. The series is available here. One of the earliest local women to enter the Sisters of Loretto was Sister Adeline Gemoets,…

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Jubilee History: The Road to El Paso

By Loretto Community / January 20, 2012 / 0 Comments

By Sr. Mary E. (Buffy) Boesen, SL, president of Loretto Academy in El Paso, TX. This article is part of a weekly series on Loretto history, printed in the El Paso Times this year. The series is available here. The road that led the Sisters of Loretto to Santa Fe and then El Paso began…

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Mary Luke Tobin SL Honored at Regis University

By Loretto Community / June 27, 2011 / 0 Comments

by Cecily Jones SL In both word and art, the legacy of Mary Luke Tobin was honored in a celebration at Denver’s Regis University on May 1. The occasion was the installation of bas-relief sculptures of her and four other “great women of spirit” in Loyola Hall.  Viewing of the portraits was preceded by a…

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Celebrate Annie Stevens Final Vows — December 5, 2010

By Loretto Community / April 20, 2011 / 0 Comments

Celebrate Annie Stevens Final Vows— December 5, 2010    

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Celebrate!— 2010 Golden Jubilees

By Loretto Community / April 20, 2011 / 0 Comments

Celebrate!—Barbara Croghan and Donna Mattingly

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Celebrate!—Barbara Croghan and Donna Mattingly

By Loretto Community / April 20, 2011 / 0 Comments

Leading the Way — Donna Mattingly and Barbara Croghan process into the Church of the Seven Dolors during the Loretto Foundation Day, April 25 joint celebratory Mass in honor of Barbara’s 75th jubilee and Donna ’s final vows ceremony. Serving as candle bearers are Donna’s siblings, Linda, Susan, Lisa and Julita. Following Donna and Barbara,…

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Renewal of Vows

By Loretto Community / April 20, 2011 / 0 Comments

A Commitment to Faith, Community, Justice and Respect —With Cathy Mueller witnessing, Donna signs her name to conclude her final vows ceremony. Spring Celebration —Butterflies grace the cover of the program for the joint celebration. Poetry in Motion — JoAnn Gates raises the incense high above the altar at the April 25 celebratory Mass in…

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Two Centuries: Setting the Stride

By Loretto Community / April 20, 2011 / 0 Comments
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