Where We Are

The Institute of The Blessed Virgin Mary is an international congregation of Catholic vowed religious women. IBVM sisters can be found ministering across five continents. The General Leadership for the IBVM Loret(t)o Branch is located at Casa Loreto in Rome, Italy. The Loret(t)o Branch is organized into nine Provinces and one Region and the Community of Southern Africa.

Our sister branch founded by Mary Ward is the Congregatio Jesu

Our multi-cultural network is made up of nine provinces, one region and the community of South Africa.
 

  • Europe – Albania, Gibraltar, Italy, Ireland, Spain

  • United Kingdom

  • Australia

  • Africa – Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Mauritius, Seychelles

  • North America – Canada, United States

  • South America – Ecuador, Peru

  • Asia – Bangladesh, East Timor, India, Nepal

 

Altogether there are:
 

  • 70,000 Loret(t)o students worldwide

  • 3,500 teachers in Loret(t)o schools

  • 1,400 support staff employed in Loret(t)o schools

Map Courtesy of IBVM.org, used with permission. 

IBVM PROVINCES and REGION Websites

Australia

Eastern Africa

England

Ireland

India 

Peru  

South Asia
Spain

USA

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