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50th Anniversay Of Loretto Sisters

You are celebrating your 50th anniversary on a most appropriate day – the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Our thoughts today turn to the great divine mystery in which Father, Son and Spirit reveal themselves in…

History of the Congregation

The Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Loretto was founded on 31 July 1920. The founder of the congregation is Blessed Father Ignacy Kłopotowski. By then he was a dean of Prague and…

Charism of the Congregation

The Congregation carries out the charism handed down by its founder, Fr. Kłopotowski. The sisters care for their own sanctification and spread the Gospel through the printed word, the living word and the material and…

Patrons of the Congregation

The main Patroness of the Congregation – according to Father Founder – is Our Lady of Loretto, Servant of the Word. She is for every Loretto sister a model of union with Christ and sacrificial…

Our Patron Saint

LADY OF LORETTO Black Madonna with Child and Jesus in a miraculous statue is the Queen of our Hearts. HANDMAID OF THE WORD Humble, listening to the Word of God, pondering it…

Spirituality of Loretto Sisters

Why do young girls choose to live in the Congregation of the Loretto Sisters? Drawn by the grace of the Holy Spirit, they read in their hearts the invitation to a special relationship with the…

To be like Mary

Blessed Fr. Kłopotowski was a great devotee of Mary and that is why he placed his Congregation under the maternal protection of Our Lady of Loretto. He wanted every Loretto sister to grow in…

The Novena to Our Lady of Loreto

The word novena is derived from the Latin term novem, meaning nine. Novena is a nine day period of prayer to obtain special graces, to implore special favors, or make special petitions. The Memorial of…

Prayer to Our Lady of Loretto

Mary, Immaculate Virgin, receive from us the homage of honour and love. With confidence we commit ourselves and our families to you, Mother who bore in her womb the Saviour of the world. Intercede…