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LORETTO SISTERS

       

Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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The Loretto Sisters (Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, IBVM) 
are an active community of Catholic women seeking to spread the Gospel as ‘Contemplatives in Action’.

Mary Ward (1585 - 1645) founder, an English woman who held a strong conviction “that women in time to come will do much,” continues to inspire and challenge women today.

Loretto | IBVM Canada has had a presence in Canada for over 175 years and continues with our mission to educate and inspire young women. 

Latest Updates

Upcoming Events

  • 3 Day Silent Retreat
    3 Day Silent Retreat
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Oct 03
    Loretto Maryholme
    Oct 03, 9:30 a.m. – Oct 05, 1:00 p.m.
    Oct 03, 9:30 a.m. – Oct 05, 1:00 p.m.
    Take time to receive the gifts of silence waiting for you.
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  • End human trafficking - a commitment of all
    End human trafficking - a commitment of all
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Oct 16
    Virtual event
    Oct 16, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Oct 16, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Learn more about temporary workers and labour exploitation
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  • 6 Day Silent Retreat
    6 Day Silent Retreat
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Nov 28
    Loretto Maryholme
    Nov 28, 3:30 p.m. – Dec 03, 5:30 p.m.
    Nov 28, 3:30 p.m. – Dec 03, 5:30 p.m.
    Take time to receive the gifts of silence waiting for you.
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