Our Lady of Loretto is, above all, about the Faith of a people linked both to a heritage beginning with the Father Himself, and to a future yet to be shaped for the Father. This faith was planted one hundred and fifty years ago, nurtured in spite of the corrosion-attacks to which faith is inevitably subjected, and enduring yet as it responds to the challenges of the Second Vatican Council as met within the environment of today’s Hempstead.