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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Loretto Retreat Centers: Imagine Yourself Here!

By Loretto Community / October 4, 2021 /
A wooden swing hangs from a tree branch. In the background, a statue of Mary stands in the middle of the lake.

Knobs Haven and Cedars of Peace are ecumenical retreat ministries of the Sisters of Loretto, located on the 788-acre grounds of Loretto Motherhouse in central Kentucky.  The retreat centers are guided…

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Knobs Haven: Renovation of Retreat House Kitchen

By JoAnn Gates / March 26, 2021 /
Sunlight streams into a kitchen with center island

The kitchen in the Knobs Haven house has received a total makeover so that individuals and groups can safely store and easily prepare their own food. This option will enable…

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Retreat Centers and Transformational Change

By Susan Classen CoL / September 1, 2019 /

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…

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A Little Paint Goes a Long Way

By Loretto Community / February 1, 2019 /

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…

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