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LORETTO SISTERS

       

Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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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.

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Upcoming Events

  • Mary Ward Week - January 23 to 30, 2022
    Jan. 23, 12:01 a.m. – Jan. 30, 11:59 p.m.
    Online Event
    Celebrating the life and legacy of Mary Ward, her inspiration and continued presence within the Loretto Community.
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  • Earth-centered Prayers - On hold Jan 24
    Multiple Dates
    Mon., Jan. 24
    Online Event Zoom
    Jan. 24, 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Online Event Zoom
    You are encouraged to participate in Mary Ward Week events
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  • Winter Silent Retreat
    Multiple Dates
    Tue., Feb. 01
    Loretto Maryholme
    Feb. 01, 11:00 a.m. – Feb. 03, 1:00 p.m.
    Loretto Maryholme, 379A Bouchier St, Roches Point, ON L0E 1P0, Canada
    Take time to receive the gifts of silence waiting for you.
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