Retreat Centers

The Loretto Motherhouse in central Kentucky is home to Knobs Haven and Cedars of Peace, ecumenical retreat ministries of the Sisters of Loretto. The spaciousness of the 780-acre farm and the hospitality of the Motherhouse community create a welcoming, reflective space for individuals and groups. Located there are Knobs Haven and Cedars of Peace:

Knobs Haven
Loretto Motherhouse
515 Nerinx Rd.
Nerinx, KY 40049

Knobs Haven offers space to individuals or groups of up to 27 for a weekend, a few days, or a week. Groups generally bring their own leader/facilitator, although arrangements can be made for retreat facilitation.

Cedars of Peace
Loretto Motherhouse
515 Nerinx Road
Nerinx, KY 40049

Cedars of Peace is a cluster of seven cabins located in a wooded area about a half mile from the main Motherhouse buildings. Cabins are available for individuals wanting a place of deep quiet and solitude. Most retreatants stay for two-six nights, although some stay up to a year.

Other Retreat Centers with Loretto Affiliation
Loretto Community members serve in a variety of capacities with the centers listed below; they are not officially sponsored by the Loretto Community.

Hermitage Spiritual Retreat Center
HC77, Box 537
Pittsburg, MO
Phone: 816.363.3968
Martha Fly CoL is a board member of this retreat center.

Spirit Craft Alliance
Jemez Springs, NM
Contact: Patricia Herron CoL
Phone: 505-892-9633
Retreat facilitators are Loretto members Patricia Herron and Mary Ann Wamhoff.

Waterfall Reflection Space
Lyons, CO
Contact: Anna Koop SL
This space offers opportunities to enjoy nature, solitude, and contemplation in a quiet and secluded mountain area. There are two rustic cabins, simply furnished, which can accommodate two or possibly three persons overnight. Anna Koop SL manages the space.