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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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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 2, 2019 /

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 /

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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Buds and Blossoms Bloom in the Motherhouse Infirmary

By Loretto Community / April 1, 2019 /

Story by Sue Rogers, photos by Mary Peter Bruce and Peg Jacobs Buds and blossoms abound on the third floor of the Motherhouse Infirmary. North and south sun make the…

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The Secret Garden Revisited: A Reflection

By Joy Jensen SL / October 1, 2018 /

A bird feeder hangs outside on my Infirmary window. A Chipping sparrow visits it daily and is occasionally joined by a Harris’s sparrow. After eating they fly to the Japanese…

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St. Mary’s Haven

By Loretto Community / October 1, 2018 /

By Michelle Essex, Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary Administrator At the Loretto Infirmary there is now St. Mary’s Haven, formally known as St. Joseph’s Hall, or St. Joe’s. It is a familiar…

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A Time to Be Born … and a Time to End

By Loretto Community / September 2, 2018 /

By Kitty Madden Accompaniment or “walking with” has been integral to our work in Nicaragua at the Casa Materna Mary Ann Jackman (MAJ). Since welcoming our first mothers in October…

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A Tribute to Nazareth Living Center

By Loretto Community / May 16, 2018 /

It is with mixed emotions that the Loretto Executive Committee announces that on April 1 the sale of Nazareth Hall was finalized. We honor the many years of service by…

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