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Remembrance of the Life of Sister Susan (formerly Sister William Mary) Howard SL

By Loretto Community / November 18, 2017 /
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Susan Catherine Howard was the youngest of seven children born to John Warner Howard and Mary Annette Madden Howard. Although born on the Howard farm near Springfield, Ky., Susan grew…

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Remembrance of the Life of Sister Dorothy (formerly Sister Mary Stephanie) Scheopner SL

By Loretto Community / October 16, 2017 /
A woman with short brown hair and big glasses, wearing a powder blue blazer with two pearl strands and a pink boutonnière with a plain white background.

Dorothy Ann Scheopner was the first of eight children born to Henry Joseph Scheopner of Windhorst, Texas, and Mary Ann Stroyek of St. Joseph, Mo. Although Dorothy and her sister…

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Remembrance of the Life of Sister Roseanne (formerly Sr. Rose Maura) Thornton SL

By Loretto Community / October 7, 2017 /
A woman with short grey hair smiling with her head tilted to her left indoors. She is wearing a dark green shirt and a St. Patrick’s day bead necklace with shamrocks.

Roseanne Thornton gave us her own account of the first half of her life, including her early years as a Sister of Loretto. She tells us, “I was born Sept.…

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Kathleen Corbett Celebrates 50 Years in Loretto

By Mary E. (Buffy) Boesen SL / October 1, 2017 /
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Surrounded by Loretto Community members, friends from her parish and friends from Holy Cross Catholic School where she teaches and has taught for five years, Kathleen Corbett celebrated her 50th…

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Denver Community Celebrates Cecily’s Life and Work

By Loretto Community / October 1, 2017 /
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A celebration of the life and work of Cecily (“Peggy”) Jones took place in Denver Aug. 13. About 60 co-workers, collaborators, Community members and other friends gathered at Loretto Center…

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Remembrance of the Life of Sister Katherine (formerly Sr. M. Katrien, then Sr. Catherine Siena) Misbauer SL

By Loretto Community / October 1, 2017 /
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Katherine Ann Misbauer was the oldest of four children born to Joseph Albert Misbauer of St. Louis and Katheran Bellovich Misbauer of White City, Ill. Katherine was baptized at St.…

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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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Remembrance of the Life of Sister Mary Joyce Reasoner SL

By Loretto Community / September 14, 2017 /
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In Sister Mary Joyce Reasoner’s personnel file rests a unique record of her family: five registration forms completed by her father on May 5, 1942, for WWII ration books for…

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Anti-fracking Nuns? Not Again!

By Loretto Community / September 1, 2017 /
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By Theresa Kubasak Google “anti-fracking nuns” and a marvelous YouTube video will appear featuring 21 women from Loretto singing “Amazing Grace.” It is almost legend how we stopped Williams Co.…

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Pauline Albin Receives Acacia Award at the African-American Leadership Awards

By Kathy Wright SL / September 1, 2017 /
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Pauline Albin received the Acacia Award for her years of service, support and fidelity to the African-American Catholic community in the Louisville Archdiocese. March 11 eight members of Loretto and…

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LHC Honors Elaine Prevallet

By Martha Crawley CoL / September 1, 2017 /
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The Spirit of Loretto Awards are given annually to outstanding alumnae, former faculty and staff of Loretto Heights College (LHC) in recognition of personal achievement, substantial contribution of service to…

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Remembering Cecily: A Reflection

By Martha Alderson CoL / September 1, 2017 /
A woman with short white hair wearing a pink shirt smiling brightly for a picture outdoors while holding a small white dog with long grey ears.

Cecily (Peggy mostly, to me) was so many qualities I admired and such support to me that it would take much too much time and space to elaborate. Nevertheless, I…

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