The Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (IBVM), known as Loreto Sisters, was founded by Mary Ward in 1609. She was a resilient person of great faith and strength of character. She was labelled a heretic in her day for simply wanting to answer God’s call to serve in the Ignatian spirit in an uncommonly feminine charism of freedom, justice and integrity. Today, we live and work with the energy, leadership, spirituality and courage of women.Login to read more
The author is a former Director of Gurjarvani centre for communication and currently an environmental activist at Sevasi, Vadodara.