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JoAnn Gates

JoAnn, a Loretto co-member since 2000, is director of Knobs Haven, the retreat center located on the grounds of Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. She also is a member of the Community's Emerging Forms Committee.
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Imagine a new future

By JoAnn Gates / April 24, 2022 /

By JoAnn Gates CoL and Cathy Mueller SL What lens can we find together to imagine and to work our way into a hopeful, peaceful future? Elaine Prevallet SL Sister…

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Knobs Haven: Renovation of Retreat House Kitchen

By JoAnn Gates / March 26, 2021 /
Sunlight streams into a kitchen with center island

The kitchen in the Knobs Haven house has received a total makeover so that individuals and groups can safely store and easily prepare their own food. This option will enable…

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Reflection on Holy Thursday

By JoAnn Gates / April 9, 2020 /

Introduction by the Rev. Martin Lally CoL This gathering is about two very important aspects of our lives:  gift and community. Holy Thursday celebrates the event of Jesus gathering in…

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