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Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary
The Loretto Sisters (Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, IBVM)
are an active community of Catholic women seeking to spread the Gospel as ‘Contemplatives in Action’.
Mary Ward (1585 - 1645) founder, an English woman who held a strong conviction “that women in time to come will do much,” continues to inspire and challenge women today.
Loretto | IBVM Canada has had a presence in Canada for over 175 years and continues with our mission to educate and inspire young women.
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