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Transylvania University Pianist to Perform at Loretto Motherhouse

By Loretto Community / September 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

Greg Partain, pianist from Transylvania University, will give a concert at Loretto Motherhouse beginning at 7 p.m. ET. He will play works by Bach, Beethoven and Chopin.  Admission free.  All are welcome.

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Les Six Sextet To Highlight Music of Diverse Composers at Loretto Motherhouse Concert

By Loretto Community / September 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

The  woodwind and piano sextet, Les Six, will perform a highly diverse program featuring works by Fritz Fuhrmeister, Brant Adams, Malcolm Arnold and Louise Farrenc at Loretto Motherhouse. The concert begins at 3 p.m. ET.  Admission free.  All are welcome.

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Motherhouse Concert To Feature Two Violins and Cello

By Loretto Community / August 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Violinists Emily Popham and Pala Garcia and cellist John Popham will perform beginning at 7 p.m. EDT in the chapel at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. The concert is free and open to all.  

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‘Many Minimalisms: An Exploration of Musical Simplicity’

By Loretto Community / August 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Musicians from The Loretto Project, a weeklong music composition workshop conducted by Longleash that takes place annually at Loretto Motherhouse, will be featured at “Many Minimalisms: An Exploration of Musical Simplicity and the Many Meanings of Minimalism,” a workshop session from 7 to 8 p.m. EDT in the Loretto Motherhouse chapel in Nerinx, Ky. The…

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Brazilian pianist Brytner Evangelista to perform at Loretto Motherhouse

By Loretto Community / August 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Brytner Evangelista, an award-winning pianist from Brazil, will perform beginning at 7 p.m. EDT at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. The concert is free and open to all.  

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Saxophonist and Pianist to Perform Varied Works at Loretto Motherhouse

By Loretto Community / June 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Saxophonist Davis Hale and pianist Adrienne Fontenot will give a concert starting at 3 p.m. EDT in the church at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. Davis is a grad student at Illinois State University pursuing his master’s in saxophone performance. The program includes William Albright’s “Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano,” Paule Maurice’s “Tableaux de…

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Loretto Marches in 2017 MLK Marade in Denver

By Loretto Community / February 2, 2017 / 0 Comments
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Years Melt Away at Jubilee Reunion of Reception Class of 1965

By Loretto Community / July 6, 2015 / 0 Comments

By Barbara Roche The Loretto Reception Class of 1965 gathered at the Motherhouse May 26-28 to celebrate our golden jubilee. Originally, there were 55 of us; we were able to locate 40 members of the class and 25 came to this very special reunion. We shared an important and meaningful time together as young women…

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50th Reunion of Loretto Class of 1965 & Celebration of Golden Jubilarians

By Loretto Community / June 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

By Cathy Mueller From May 26-28, 25 women who joined Loretto in 1964 as postulants and were received into the congregation in 1965 met at Loretto Motherhouse for a reunion. We came from all across the United States and from Ireland. We took time to get reacquainted, sharing parts of our lives from these past…

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Loretto Community Welcomes New Co-Member Byron Plumley

By Loretto Community / May 6, 2015 / 0 Comments

By Pat McCormick As Byron Plumley approached the completion of our IATW/Loretto Life study group, he worked diligently to be accepted as a co-member by springtime, saying, “That is the season of new beginnings, the rise of seeds coming to fruition, and I want to be a co-member when I attend the Assembly in July.”…

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Cathy Darnell’s Co-Membership Celebration at SMA

By Loretto Community / April 1, 2015 / 1 Comment

By Mary Catherine Rabbitt Cathy Bell Darnell celebrated her co-membership in Loretto Jan. 11 at St. Mary’s Academy, surrounded by family and friends. It was most fitting that Cathy’s celebration took place at St. Mary’s since that is where she first met the Sisters of Loretto as a freshman in the high school in 1963.…

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Maria and Samina Renew Their Vows

By Loretto Community / February 5, 2015 / 0 Comments

By Nasreen Daniel We started the celebration by saying the evening prayers in our garden — this time on the chairs and around a decorated table there were a candle and flowers from our own garden. During the summer, we often say evening prayers in the garden when it is cool outside, but the decorated…

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