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LORETTO SISTERS

       

Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Loretto Crest

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. 

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Upcoming Events

  • Heartwork
    Heartwork
    Fri, Jun 21
    Loretto Maryholme
    Jun 21, 2024, 5:30 p.m. – Jun 23, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Jun 21, 2024, 5:30 p.m. – Jun 23, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Heartwork is needed and beneficial in these unpredictable and distressing times.
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  • 6 Day Silent Retreat
    6 Day Silent Retreat
    Wed, Jul 10
    Loretto Maryholme
    Jul 10, 2024, 3:30 p.m. – Jul 15, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Jul 10, 2024, 3:30 p.m. – Jul 15, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Take time to receive the gifts of silence waiting for you.
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  • 6 Day Silent Retreat
    6 Day Silent Retreat
    Thu, Jul 18
    Loretto Maryholme
    Jul 18, 2024, 3:30 p.m. – Jul 23, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Jul 18, 2024, 3:30 p.m. – Jul 23, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Take time to receive the gifts of silence waiting for you.
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  • 8 Day Silent Retreat
    8 Day Silent Retreat
    Fri, Jul 26
    Loretto Maryholme
    Jul 26, 2024, 3:30 p.m. – Aug 02, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Jul 26, 2024, 3:30 p.m. – Aug 02, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Take time to receive the gifts of silence waiting for you.
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  • 6 Day Silent Retreat
    6 Day Silent Retreat
    Thu, Sep 05
    Loretto Maryholme
    Sep 05, 2024, 3:30 p.m. – Sep 10, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Sep 05, 2024, 3:30 p.m. – Sep 10, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Take time to receive the gifts of silence waiting for you.
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  • Celtic Spirituality
    Celtic Spirituality
    Fri, Sep 13
    Loretto Maryholme
    Sep 13, 2024, 5:30 p.m. – Sep 15, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Sep 13, 2024, 5:30 p.m. – Sep 15, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Celtic spirituality can open inner doors to your heart, soul & vision.
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  • 6 Day Silent Retreat
    6 Day Silent Retreat
    Tue, Nov 26
    Loretto Maryholme
    Nov 26, 2024, 3:30 p.m. – Dec 01, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Nov 26, 2024, 3:30 p.m. – Dec 01, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
    Take time to receive the gifts of silence waiting for you.
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