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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: [...]

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|

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 [...]

2017-08-19T18:47:45+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Loreto News|

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

2017-09-14T18:58:05+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Loreto News|

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

2017-09-14T22:37:20+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Loreto News|