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2015 was the year of the Assembly, significant anniversaries and many mission-related milestones. Here are some of the major highlights from the year.
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

    • Morning Concert at Loretto Motherhouse

      March 17, 2016

      Pianist Vernon Cherrix will perform beginning at 10:30 a.m. EDT at the Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. The concert is free. All are welcome!

    • Piano Duet Recital at Loretto Motherhouse

      March 19, 2016

      A duet recital by Adrienne Fontenot and Mary Ann Wilder will be given at 7 p.m. EDT at the Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. They will perform the music of Haydn, Kurtag, Brahms, Saint-Saens, Schickele and Schubert. Free. All welcome!

    • Bach Suites No. 2 for Viola at Loretto Motherhouse

      March 23, 2016

      Violist Christian Frederickson will perform the Bach Suites No. 2 for viola at 7 p.m. EDT at the Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. Free. All welcome!