400th Anniversary News & Events

For further information about 400th Anniversary Events Contact Phyllis Parr: pparrr [at] gmail [dot] com

2009 Teresa Dease Lecture - Promoting Peace: Millennium Development Goals and the United Nations

Thursday, September 24, 2009/ 7:30 p.m. Location: University of St. Michael’s College Alumni Hall, 121 St. Joseph Street, Toronto Friday, September 25, 2009 / 7:30 p.m. Location: St. Jerome University, C.L. Seigfried Hall, 290 Westmount Road North, Waterloo Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the UNIn the past decade, Ambassador Chowdhury...
Thursday, September 24, 2009/ 7:30 p.m. Location: University of St. Michael’s College Alumni Hall, 121 St. Joseph Street, Toronto Friday, September 25, 2009 / 7:30 p.m. Location: St. Jerome University, C.L. Seigfried Hall, 290 Westmount Road North, Waterloo Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the UNIn the past decade, Ambassador Chowdhury...

Mary Ward Retreat

The retreat is open to anyone, those who have Loretto connections and those interested in the Mary Ward Story. Mount Carmel Retreat Centre, Niagara Falls, Ontario Facilitator: Caroline Dawson IBVM For more information Contact: Registrar Mount Carmel Centre (905) 356 - 4113 Website: http://www.carmelniagara.com

An Evening with Juan Carranza

Loretto Sisters, the Jesuit Forum and SalvAide invite you to a conversation with Juan Carranza on the opportunities and challenges facing NGOs and the new Government in El Salvador Loretto College 70 St Mary Street (Two blocks south Bloor west off Bay) 416.925.2833 Juan Carranza: Juan Carranza BA, LLB and MBA has just returned from the inauguration of President Mauricio Funes and meeting with...

Alumnae Mass

‘Calling all Loretto’s (Loreto’s) Children Home’ Come and join us as we joyfully celebrate 400 years of IBVM mission and service throughout the world. Alumnae of all of Loretto’s (Loreto’s) educational facililities throughout the world are invited to join the Canadian IBVM Community for this special celebration with Mass followed by a reception. Sunday, June 7, 11:00 a.m. at Loretto Abbey,...

400th Anniversary Dinner

Terrace Banquet Centre, Vaughn, Ontario Ticket Price: $150.00 per person (tables of 10) Guest Speaker: Cyril Mooney IBVM (Indian Province) Silent Auction For further information contact Phyllis Parr: pparrr [at] gmail [dot] com

400th Anniversary Mass of Thanksgiving

St. Paul’s Basilica, Toronto, Ontario The 400th Anniversary Mass will be followed by an outdoor reception, for Benefactors, Family, School Boards, Parishes, Religious Communities and Friends. By invitation only Celebrant: Archbishop Thomas Collins

Televised Mass

The Mass will be celebrated at St. Basil’s Church, Toronto, Ontario on January 22nd, 2009 at 5:10 p.m. Televised January 23rd, 2009 The National Catholic Broadcasting Council are broadcasting a televised Mass in recognition of our founder, Mary Ward’s birthday. The televised mass in recognition of Mary Ward’s birthday and our Anniversary year will be aired on Friday, January 23rd, 2009: 8:00 a.m...

Opening Celebration

A Celebration to open the 400th Anniversary year, to acknowledge our Institute Feast and to lead into Mary Ward week; A day of prayer, reflection and ritual for Loretto Sisters and Associates.

Personal Highlights of the Mary Ward 400th Pilgrimage to Rome Oct. 1-12, 2009

Lenore Sullivan IBVM Thirty two-pilgrims from Canada joined nearly a thousand others from 33 different countries for a week of celebrating the founding vision of Mary Ward in 1609 and her “way” of identification with Jesus in responding to the needs of the time with integrity, justice, freedom and joy. Thirty-two pilgrims (nineteen Sisters, nine Associates and four friends) from Canada joined...