Holistic care involves the whole person – body, mind and spirit. Those values are present in the Loretto Infirmary, throughout the work of our Community care team and how we treat each other and the most vulnerable among us.

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At Loretto Living Center compassion and love remain front and center

By Loretto Community / February 20, 2024 /
Eight smiling women of a variety of racial backgrounds wearing pink and colorful nursing scrubs pose in front of a beach background with a beachball and inflatable flamingo as props.

Michelle Essex, administrator at the Loretto Living Center in Nerinx, Ky., shares her views on the Center and its mission in an inspiring video about the Motherhouse (find the link…

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They’re dying and have nowhere to go. Hildegard House helps them die with dignity.

By Loretto Community / November 21, 2023 /

Originally published by the Courier Journal November 21, 2023 When Family Health Centers referred Monique Smith to Norton Hospital for testing, she did not suspect cancer. She certainly did not…

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Ann Manganaro SL, M.D.: Gifted physician, teacher, poet

By Loretto Community / June 26, 2023 /

In I Am the Way, the Constitutions of the Sisters of Loretto, the section titled “Charism” in article #9 calls persons to loving service “to work for a future in…

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The award-winning Infirmary is now Loretto Living Center at Loretto Motherhouse

By Loretto Community / June 19, 2023 /
Three short-haired women mingle at an outdoor table under an umbrella on a sunny day.

The Loretto Infirmary, now called Loretto Living Center at Loretto Motherhouse, continues the award-winning standard of providing holistic care that promotes comfort, security and dignity in a homelike environment. The…

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Ann Manganaro SL: Physician

By Loretto Community / June 19, 2023 /
A woman holds a young girl's hand and talks with her.

I will set my hands to healThe scorched earth; the burned and broken I will tendTill this land shall learn some new true fire to build. Ann Manganaro SL, physician,…

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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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In Praise of Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary: All Are Welcome!

By Loretto Community / August 8, 2022 /
People wearing green shirts and N95 masks pose in a multilevel courtyard, holding letters that together read "WE ARE BLESSED."

Our Sisters came to this holy place. We have been led to this holy space. The Spirit, their spirits are here.  From “The Journey,” lyrics and music by Mary Alma…

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‘Give Comfort to My People, Says Your God’

By Loretto Community / March 29, 2020 /

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…

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Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary Named 2019 ‘Best of Kentucky’ Facility by Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities

By Loretto Community / December 4, 2019 /

Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary recently was honored with a Best of Kentucky – Nursing and Rehabilitation Award at the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities’ (KAHCF) Quality Awards Banquet at the…

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Notes & News

By Loretto Community / May 31, 2019 /

Pancratia Hall on Loretto Heights College campus becomes apartment housing By Mary Nelle Gage SL Pancratia Hall, former dormitory and classroom building on the historic Loretto Heights College campus, built…

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Loretto’s Infirmary Is Above Average — As We Know!

By Martha Alderson CoL / May 1, 2019 /
A woman with mid-length brown hair smiling while holding a white certification plaque with a plain white background.

It is not a surprise that the Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary received an above average rating in nursing homes in Kentucky and, in fact, in the nation. Loretto members, staff and…

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Infirmary Community Re-Elects Members of Resident Council

By Loretto Community / April 1, 2019 /
Five women, two sitting and three standing together for a group picture indoors.

By Betty McWilliams and Mary Peter Bruce January 2018 the Commonwealth of Kentucky added two new regulations affirming the Infirmary Resident Council. One was that the council should elect a…

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