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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.

The Loretto Community, founded in 1812 as the Sisters of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross, consists of Sisters and Co-members, women and men who are members of the Community and share its values and 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

    • Vernon Cherrix to Give Piano Concert at Loretto Motherhouse

      June 27, 2018

      Pianist Vernon Cherrix returns to Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky., to perform beginning at 10:30 a.m. EDT Free and open to all.

    • Oboe, Sax and Piano Concert at Loretto Motherhouse

      June 30, 2018

      Mitchell Rollins (oboe) and Adrienne Fontenot (piano) will play Henry Cowell’s lyrical and charming Three Ostinati and Chorales (1937) and Frances Poulenc’s coy and intriguing Sonata for Oboe and Piano (1962). Davis Hale (saxophone) and Fontenot will perform Davis Maslanka’s monumental Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano (1988). 7 p.m. EDT at Loretto Motherhouse, Nerinx, Ky. Free. All welcome!