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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

    • Brass Concert at Loretto Motherhouse

      January 19, 2017

      Louisville Brass will perform at 7 p.m. EST at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. Come hear Reese Land, trumpet; Bruce Heim, horn; Brett Shuster, trombone; Clint McCanless, tuba; and Eri Hidano, percussion. Admission free.

    • Examining the 'Israeli-Palestinian Conflict'

      January 28, 2017

      Loretto Co-member Pat Geier will talk about the Holy Land conflict 10 to 11 a.m. MST at Loretto's Denver Center, 4000 S. Wadsworth Blvd. in Littleton, Colo. Besieged by one of the world’s longest military occupations, the Holy Land is sacred to Muslims, Christians and Jews alike. Pat's presentation will explain basic elements of the conflict, highlight the ongoing nonviolent resistance movement and discuss future prospects. Free. All welcome.

    • Trio to Give Recital at Loretto Motherhouse

      January 29, 2017

      A recital by Ben Hoadley (bassoon), Bruce Heim (horn) and Naomi Oliphant (piano) will begin at 7 p.m. EST at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. Free and open to the public.