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Barbara Nicholas SL

Barbara has been a Sister of Loretto since 1961. For 37 years, her professional career was as a registered nurse in Oncology at Baptist Health Louisville where she served as "bedside nurse," cancer program coordinator and community educator in cancer prevention and early detection. Currently, she is President of the Sisters of Loretto and Loretto Community. Barbara resides in Louisville.
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A Letter from Loretto President Barbara Nicholas SL

By Barbara Nicholas SL / February 17, 2023 /

Dear Reader, In a previous issue, I wrote briefly about my few days spent as a resident in the Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary where I recovered from the surgical procedure called…

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Thanksgiving Message from Barbara Nicholas

By Barbara Nicholas SL / November 24, 2022 /

Dear Loretto Community. Warm greetings to each of you. As the 4th Thursday in November approaches, I think of it as the most culturally conflicted, historically misunderstood of our national…

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Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary Receives ‘The Best of Kentucky’ Award

By Barbara Nicholas SL / November 21, 2022 /
Five people stand proudly in front of an award backdrop with the text "KAHCF-KCAL" printed repeatedly.

Everyone around the Loretto Motherhouse is exclaiming over the recognition of Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary as “The Best of Kentucky” by the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities/Kentucky Center for Assisted Living (KAHCF/KCAL).…

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