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St. Louis

The “Gateway to the West,” St. Louis was an early foundation of the Loretto Community. One of its first missions outside of Kentucky, St. Louis remains a focal point of Loretto life and mission.

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Loretto & Nerinx: In Good Company

By Loretto Community / June 1, 2017 /

              By Annie Stevens and Donna Day Sixty people — members of the Loretto Community, Nerinx Hall faculty, students and board members — gathered in the Loretto Chapel for a prayer service April 24. Pearl McGivney welcomed everyone, speaking words of gratitude for the decades of excellent Loretto education…

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Ritual Honors Closing of St. Louis Center

By Loretto Community / May 5, 2017 /

By Donna Day It is true … Community happened here … mission happened here … hospitality happened here … love happened here. “It is true — the doors of the past, which opened onto their own special blessings, encourage us to open the doors of the present and the future.” Mary Luke Tobin did not…

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Sisters of Loretto to Sell St. Louis Loretto Center Property to Nerinx Hall

By Loretto Community / April 10, 2017 /

April 10, 2017 – The Sisters of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross, in conjunction with Nerinx Hall Board of Directors, today announce that Loretto plans to sell its buildings and grounds at 590 E. Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves, Mo., to Nerinx Hall, a Loretto-sponsored high school. The Loretto congregation and Nerinx currently are…

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Tobin House: Keeping an Open Door

By Loretto Community / March 31, 2017 /

By Claudia Calzetta Everything happened so fast at the annual mid-year retreat for the St. Louis Volunteers. We were enjoying a beautiful sunny day at Rockhaven retreat center. It was a relaxing weekend, each of us taking a breath and enjoying the wonderful opportunity to focus on self-care. Nothing heavy, just some good, life-giving time…

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