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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

2018-01-07T21:53:33+00:00 January 7th, 2018|Loreto News|

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  Log on for more details. Click on the link below to read the November Newsletter: [...]

2017-12-05T08:44:52+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Loreto News|

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 [...]

2017-11-11T12:41:47+00:00 November 11th, 2017|Loreto News|

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 [...]

2017-11-13T18:10:04+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Loreto News|

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 [...]

2017-11-01T18:13:26+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Loreto News|

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 [...]

2017-11-01T17:57:23+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Loreto News|

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 [...]

2017-09-09T18:46:55+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Loreto News|