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Retreat Centers

Come visit or stay and pray at Knobs Haven and Cedars of Peace, located on the grounds of Loretto Motherhouse. The center offer reflective, welcoming spaces to individuals and groups for a few days, a weekend or longer. Learn more about our Retreat Centers.

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Retreat Centers and Transformational Change

By Susan Classen CoL / September 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

How do retreat centers support transformational change? I was among the diverse group of retreat center directors and social movement leaders invited to discuss that question during a three-day meeting in June. Convened by the Fetzer Institute, whose mission is to “help build the spiritual foundation of a loving world,” ours was the last of…

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A Little Paint Goes a Long Way

By Loretto Community / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Story by/photos courtesy of Debra Kehl As I travel back and forth to the Motherhouse, I’ve noticed the Knobs Haven sign along the road needed a touch-up. In October I told JoAnn Gates I would paint it. The letters on this handmade wooden sign, which was made years ago by JoAnn’s father, George, were faded.…

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Knobs Haven Women Writers Retreatant Interviews Mary Swain

By Loretto Community / March 5, 2015 / 0 Comments

By Mary Anne Reese In January, Mary Swain appeared on “Keep Hearing Voices,” a radio show in the Louisville area. Louisville native Erin Fitzgerald, who comes to Knobs Haven with the Women Writers retreats, interviewed Mary about all things Loretto. The link to the interview is: https://m.soundcloud.com/chradio/keep-hearing-voices-special-feature-012415-sr-mary-swain For a sparkling half hour, Mary recounted the…

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