"Loretto is living life to its fullest every minute of every hour of every day..it means living as a community and supporting each other with love and compassion. It teaches to take life slow and relax every once in a while. It's gratitude, humbleness, and empowerment wrapped up all in one package."
-Katy Beckerle from Nernix High in St. Louis, Missouri
"Loretto is being a part of a long line of sisterhoods. Sharing and being a part of the community. And most of all it is being compassionate to anyone and everyone."
-Ellie Lee from St. Marys Academy in Denver, Colorado
"Loretto is faith. Faith in God, faith in the community and most of all faith in yourself. Loretto is the best model for these qualities."
-Nancy Cruz from St. Marys Academy in Denver, Colorado
"Loretto is making your mark on the world, no matter how big or small it is: changing the world for the better as much as you can."
-Amy martin from Nerinx High in St. Louis, Missouri
"Loretto is compassion. Caring for everyone around you, following your heart and determination. HAving a positive attitude towards life and seeing everything in the best possible way."
-Elisa Gonzalez from Loretto Academy in El Paso, Texas
"Loretto is service. In any life situation when a decision is needed to be made of whether to seek the best for yourself or another, you always choose the other. Simply put, its selflessness."
-Jackie Randazzo from Nerinx High in St. Louis, Missouri
"Loretto is not just pursuing your goals as an individual, but as a community. In that community, you touch/change the world. Compassion, Love, And Faith is loretto."
-Maria Lentini from Nerinx High in St. Louis, Missouri
"Loretto is being there for everyone anytime they need you. It means compassion and sincerity. Loretoo is openess to all people from all walls of life. Its the best!!""
-Meghan from St. Marys Academy in Denver, Colorado
"Loretto is all about community. Making sure that every single person is taken care of and helping where ever it is needed. Trying to make a difference everyday, and having the faith in God, others and yourself that that difference is possible.:
-Christie from St. Marys Academy in Denver, Colorado
"Loretto is optimism. It is the ability to see a situation not as a problem but rather as another obstacle to surpass. It is to achieve peace for the future through community, understanding, and awareness in the present."
-Alejandra Barrio from Loretto Academy in El Paso, Texas
these are all quotes from volunteers in Texas, Missouri, and Colorado after experiencing the Loretto Motherhouse in Kentucky. What is Loretto to you?