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‘Give Comfort to My People, Says Your God’

Posted on March 29, 2020, by Loretto Community

Enjoying an outing on the beautiful grounds of Loretto Motherhouse is Infirmary resident Eileen Kersgieter SL, strolling in the spring sunshine with Earna Volk CoL, an Infirmary staff member.
Loretto Infirmary Administrator Michelle Essex proudly displays the Best of Kentucky – Nursing and Rehabilitation Award she received on behalf of the Infirmary this past year.
(Photo courtesy of KAHCF)

Health care is sacred because people care for one another, pray with one another, rejoice and suffer with one another. We try to promote a life-giving environment wherever we serve so that we can bring God’s healing presence to others. People turn to God’s presence in times of need. In our ministries, participation and partnership are essential to help demonstrate God’s abiding love for all. Our foundresses’ legacy of recognizing the value of the individual is expressed in our ministry and service. We can help one another experience life to the full. 

Loretto hopes that health care for all will one day become a reality. Every person is precious in God’s sight.

Mary Peter Bruce SL, returning from a ride around the Motherhouse Farm in a golf cart driven by Infirmary staff member Brooklyn Thompson. 

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  1. Avatar Gracie Nicastri on January 13, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    Sister Eileen. I remember you so well. I was in second grade when you became principal at St PIUS V St Louis.

    I can’t thank you enough for being such a great person for the kids!! I was so young and had non-speaking English parents. I was scared at first when I went to first grade after kindergarten at Sacred Heart, but Sister Denise Ann in first grade and then you made St PIUS V my home.

    Thank you!! I learned from the best. So kind, patient and wonderful teachers.

    I love you all. And appreciate you greatly.

    I’m 61 this March. My how time flies!! I had 3 kids and have 6 grandkids.

    Love you
    Gracie Nicastri

    • Avatar Loretto Community on January 14, 2022 at 12:33 pm

      Dear Ms. Nicastri,
      What a lovely message to Sister Eileen. We will be sure to share it with her.

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