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For 40 years, Loretto Volunteers have joined the Community in communal service to people in need. They have served in such areas as education, health clinics, homelessness and immigration. Learn more about Loretto volunteers.

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LoVos come together in support of migrants

By Annie Rosenkranz / July 6, 2022 /
Seven smiling people look down to the camera. A statue of the risen Christ on the cross towers above them in the clear blue sky.

Encuentro is Spanish for meeting, gathering, encounter — the act of coming together. For the Loretto Volunteer Program, our experience of encuentro at the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso this…

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Loretto at the UN: 30 Years and Counting of Working for Justice and Peace

By Loretto Community / March 14, 2022 /
Two women smile in a selfie, with the flags of nations in the background.

Loretto at the UN has been a recognized Non-Governmental Organization at the United Nations for three decades, addressing issues related to nuclear disarmament, peace and security, women and girls rights,…

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Newest Loretto Volunteers bring passion for justice to Loretto and to community work

By Annie Rosenkranz / December 5, 2021 /

Loretto Volunteers explore and embody the program’s core values of intentional community, spirituality, solidarity, sustainability and social justice. We are excited to kick off the 2021-2022 Loretto Volunteer Program year!…

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Loretto Volunteer Program: Fostering the Spirit of Loretto

By Annie Rosenkranz / September 5, 2021 /
Collage made up of headshots of seven young women. Central text reads "Loretto Volunteers 2021-2022"

We are excited to kick off the 2021-2022 Loretto Volunteer Program year!  We are welcoming seven Volunteers who will serve with social justice organizations in Denver and El Paso, Texas,…

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Loretto Volunteer brings deep awareness to her work at Angelica Village

By Loretto Community / July 15, 2021 /

By Becca Krasky, Loretto Volunteer At its best, a deep time awareness might help us see ourselves as part of a web of gift, inheritance and legacy stretching over millions…

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Loretto Volunteer’s heart is with those who suffer

By Annie Rosenkranz / February 21, 2021 /
A young woman in a mask sits at her desk in front of a laptop.

There is no justice to be found within the current system. It doesn’t give offenders a chance to excel once they exit the criminal justice system, and our country’s inadequate…

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Catholic women pursue pro-life values at the border

By Loretto Community / February 18, 2021 /

Published by the National Catholic Reporter February 18, 2021 While most young adults look to the entertainment industry for models to emulate, 23-year-old Elyse McMahon turns to a more idyllic…

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The gift of small works in the face of big issues

By Loretto Community / November 23, 2020 /

Published by the Global Sisters Report on Nov 18, 2020 Denver — It begins with a box. During our first few days together as a house, my fellow Denver Loretto…

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Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services receives $50k+ via two grants

By Loretto Community / November 16, 2020 /

Published by the El Paso Herald-Post on Nov 13, 2020 Friday morning, officials with the Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services, Inc. (DMRS) announced that the organization had received two grants…

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Loretto Volunteer walks in Jossy Eyre’s footsteps at Women’s Bean Project

By Annie Rosenkranz / November 6, 2020 /

I love the idea that as a single individual I can help make an impactin the lives of others, especially through an empowering non-profit like WBP. Madeline Beulieau, Loretto Volunteer…

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Stepping into LoVo’s directorship with a full heart

By Loretto Community / November 6, 2020 /

“2020 is a turbulent time to enter a new role, particularly one centered in working for justice and acting for peace. And yet, I feel a sense of grace in…

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Loretto Volunteer Program Welcomes 2020/2021 Volunteers!

By Loretto Community / August 11, 2020 /

Loretto Volunteers are an extension of the mission and spirit of the Loretto Community. Our Volunteers’ experience is rooted in the creative spirituality of the Loretto Community, centering on earth…

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