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

    • Les Six to Perform at Motherhouse

      September 9, 2017

      Les Six, a sextet of wind instruments and piano from Louisville, will give a free concert at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. The event begins at 3 p.m. EDT. All welcome!

    • Gifted Pianist & Composer Greg Partain to Perform at Motherhouse

      September 16, 2017

      Pianist Gregory Partain, a longtime professor of music at Translyvania University, will give a concert starting at 7 p.m. EDT at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. Free and open to the public.