Loretto Leadership Team, 2016-2018: From left are Karen Cassidy CoL, Mary Ellen McElroy SL, Mary Helen Sandoval CoL, Lillian Moskeland CoL, Mary Ann McGivern SL, Vice President Marlene Spero SL, Buffy Boesen SL, Jane German CoL, Barbara Nicholas SL, Ried Clark CoL and President Pearl McGivney SL.
Loretto will pause in silent prayer at 9am local time on the first Monday of each month to pray for an end to gun violence. Please join us.

The Loretto Community, founded in 1812 as the Sisters of Loretto, is a congregation of Catholic vowed Sisters and lay Co-members. Our members continue to live out the Community’s mission to “work for justice and act for peace because the Gospel urges us.” Traditionally a teaching order, the Loretto Community has expanded its work into many fields to promote justice, including education, healthcare, elder care, environmental stewardship and advocacy. Learn more.

Upcoming Events

  • Upcoming Events

    • 'Songs of Hope and Healing'

      July 1, 2017

      Soprano Sarah Hoeppner and pianist Adrienne Fontenot will present "Songs of Hope and Healing" at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. Join us at 7 p.m. EDT as we celebrate life through songs by composers, including Benjamin Britten, Aaron Copland and Ricky Ian Gordon. Free. Open to all.

    • Motherhouse Baroque Trumpet Concert

      July 8, 2017

      The concert begins at 7 p.m. EDT at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. Hear reproductions of instruments that were used during the 18th century featuring baroque trumpet soloist Friedemann Immer of Germany and the Kentucky Baroque Trumpets ensemble. Free and open to all.