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ECO Newsletter

ECO news explores the work of different groups caring for our environment. Click the following link to find out more: ECI-Newsletter-May-June-2018

News from Rumbek, South Sudan

Watering cans, bore holes and a cow…..read the latest news from Rumbek by clicking the link below: Loreto Newsletter – Apr 2018

Latest News from the United Nations

Did you know that over half a billion children live in countries unable to measure progress towards achieving sustainable goals.  Read more on the link below: UN Update No 32

Photos from 10th Anniversary Celebrations in Rumbek

Some photos from Loreto Rumbek, South Sudan.  Ten years of Loreto education is celebrated by the whole school community, the local area and visitors from Ireland and Rome and representatives from Misean Cara.  Sonya Hyland, Ambassador to South Sudan also attended the celebrations. She was inspirational and encouraging in her address to the students. Click […]

News from South Sudan

Students in the Primary and Secondary School are thriving academically- well done to great teachers and all those who support our educational endeavours in Rumbek. Click on the following link for the latest newsletter: Loreto Newsletter – Mar 2018

Loreto Archives

The following newsletter gives a  glimpse of life in Australia and Canada in the founding years. Click on the following link to read more: Archive News Mar 2018 (Easter)

Thanks from Loreto Rumbek

Loreto Rumbek in South Sudan is about to celebrate 10 years.  Thank you for your support over those years.  You are making a difference to the lives of so many in a war torn country.  We pray that you will continue to donate to our school and clinic so that all in our care will […]

Newsletter from the UN

Our Sisters working in the New York, Cynthia CJ and Cecilia IBVM, give an update of awareness raising and challenges that we all need to face to make our world a better place. Click on the following link for the newsletter: UN Update No 31

What are you doing to recycle?

Protect our earth, recycle.  Begin today. Read more in the following newsletter from our Loreto JPIC Group.  Click on the link below: JPIC Newsletter March 2018   the-new-recycling-list

Loreto Rumbek February Newsletter

Over one thousand primary school students enroll for school.  Read more by clicking on the link below: Loreto Newsletter – Feb 2018

Mary Ward’s Words

Click on the following link from utube to view some of the words of our founder Mary Ward:

News update from South Sudan

‘I work with people who live very much on the margins: life and death, hunger and despair. Every day they live on the edge. And yet in that you can still glimpse love and hope every day’. Sr Orla Treacy Click on the following link to read the January Newsletter from Rumbek: Loreto Newsletter – […]

Are you considering your future path in life?

If you would like to learn more about religious life click into the following invitation: Invitation

News from the United Nations

Did you know that 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights? Our Sisters Cecilia IBVM and Cynthia CJ share all that is happening from our NGO office in New York. Click on the following for their newsletter. UN Update No 30

Loreto Rumbek December Newsletter

There are two artlcles to read from South Sudan.   Christmas was not very peaceful in Rumbek.  It was a very challenging time for all.  Sr. Penina Omanya, head of the medical unit is pictured giving medical advice to a student. Loreto Newsletter – December 2017    Compassion and Care – December 2017

Our Mission Ministry

Latest news from our Mary Ward International Office. This newsletter gives a global view of our missionary and advocacy work worldwide.   Click on the link below to read more.   Mary Ward International Newsletter Dec 2017

Loreto Rumbek November 2017 Newsletter

300 children turn up at the Primary School to enroll in the space of 15 minutes!. Our main photo shows a young child chatting with Sr.Orla about a possible place in the primary school. The Loreto Rumbek website is www.loretorumbek.ie  Log on for more details. Click on the link below to read the November Newsletter: […]

Loreto Rumbek Impact Report 2107

Our Sisters working in Rumbek South Sudan share their end of year report.  The work is challenging, the statistics are startling yet the work continues.  We are grateful to all who support us in our mission to Rumbek. Loreto Rumbek Impact Report 2017

November Newsletter from the United Nations

Sr.Cecilia O’Dwyer, in the November newsletter gives us a picture of working for justice at the United Nations.  Please click on the link below to read the newsletter.  At the end of the newsletter you will notice a heading ‘International Day of the Girl 2017’.  Click on the link to see Loreto School girls in […]

Congratulations to Sr.Orla Treacy

Sister Orla received the Mons. Hugh O’Flaherty Humanitarian Award in Killarney on Saturday 4th November.  Orla received the award  for her humanitarian work in Rumbek, South Sudan. Orla was presented with her award by Mayor of Killarney, Cllr.Niall Kelleher.  She was also presented with the Mons. Hugh O’Flaherty Humanitarian Medal by Ms. Pearl Dineen, a […]

October Newsletter from Rumbek South Sudan

In this newsletter read about the challenges facing students as they prepare for national exams.  Loreto Rumbek has launched a new website.  Log onto www.loretorumbek.ie Loreto Newsletter October 2017

Sr.Patricia McLaughlin from Co Antrim is honoured in Peru

Sr. Patricia attended Loreto College, Coleraine, and joined the Loreto sisters in 1976. She did her teacher training in St. Mary’s University College, Belfast and taught in St. Brigid’s Secondary School in Omagh from 1984 – 1987. She went to Gibraltar and taught for two years in Westside Girls’ Comprehensive, then in Loreto primary school […]

Sr.Mary Owens receives an award in Kenya

Irish Loreto Missionary, Sr. Mary Owens, has been presented with an award by the Ministry of Health in Kenya in appreciation of her timeless service and dedication to the country’s Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) Programme. The Programme provides quality HIV care, treatment and support to those infected or affected by HIV and is part of the […]

Mons. Hugh O’Flaherty International Humanitarian Award for Sr. Orla Treacy in South Sudan

Coveted award for Sr.Orla Treacy working in South Sudan Article posted on August 30, 2017 by author John O’Mahony . A LORETO nun who has dedicated much of her life to helping those in need in South Sudan is to be the recipient of the 2017 Hugh O’Flaherty International Humanitarian Award. Sr Orla Treacy, from […]

Everyday God – Upcoming events

To find out more about Everyday God upcoming events click on the link below: Everyday God Brochure 2017- 2018

World Meeting of Families

The Meaning of the logo for World Meeting of Families 2018 AT THE HEART OF THE LOGO At the heart of the logo is the family. Family members are represented in different ages and roles while walking together in communion and love, helping one another through the journey of life. No one is excluded, no […]

Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in Partnership with Loreto South Sudan

  Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in Partnership with Loreto Sisters in South Sudan. South Sudan was one of the world’s poorest countries before the war, and now, violence, illness, and extreme poverty are destroying the lives of millions Following a peace deal in 2005, war-torn South Sudan slowly began to heal. With a fresh […]

Loreto Sisters campaign against Trafficking

Six months ago the Loreto Irish Province, in collaboration with ‘Act to Prevent Trafficking’ hosted the UN Gift Box Project.  The emphasis of the project  was to raise awareness of Human Trafficking. Read more details in the link below: Trafficking Newsletter July 30th 2017

Loreto at the United Nations

In the latest United Nations newsletter you will read about the Oceans’ Conference, reflections from Loreto Sisters worldwide, video clips and an invitation to contribute to UN Together: a global campaign to change attitudes and perspectives in our world in relation to persons who are migrants or refugees:   United Nations News update No. 27