www.loreto.ie is intended to be an information point for Loreto Sisters, past pupils, schools and those interested in knowing more about the Institute, its work, its ministries and its charism.
Mother Teresa of Calcutta was canonised by Pope Francis
Rome Jubilee Celebrations
"Glorious sunshine and bright blue skies greeted the 1,000 pilgrims who travelled to Rome from all over the world from 3-9 October to take part in the 400th anniversary celebrations of the foundation of Mary Ward’s Institute in 1609."
Read more about the events in Rome by Sr Carmel Gallagher, IBVM, on our Jubilee 400 page.
Ireland – Kenya Schools Link Project: 1609 -2009 Initiative
To mark the 400th anniversary of Mary Ward's first apostolic foundation in Saint Omer 1609, the Irish Loreto Education Office decided to embark on a project that would bring together Loreto students from all over Ireland with Loreto Students in Kenya.
Read more about the 1609-2009 Ireland Kenya Schools Link Project.
"I hope in God it will be seen that women in time to come will do much"
Mary Ward (1617)
Frontline Ministries looks at some of the areas where Loreto Sisters are forging new paths congruous to the needs of our times.
Read about their work here:
"How happy a thing it is to love God and serve Him and seek Him"
Mary Ward (1633)