Loretto Sisters, Canadian Province
The Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Loretto Sisters is an active community of women seeking to spread the Gospel as ‘Contemplatives in Action’.  Today the IBVM Sisters minister on 5 continents in 24 countries
Their administrative centre is at Casa Loreto in Rome, Italy. Altogether there are:
• 70,000 Loreto students worldwide
• 3,500 teachers in Loreto schools
• 1,400 support staff employed in Loreto schools
• 119 Loreto schools in 12 countries on 6 continents:
Europe – Albania, Gibraltar, Italy, Ireland, Spain, United Kingdom.
Australasia – 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.

The Mary Ward Centre
A project of the Loretto Sisters, Canadian Province

Loretto Abbey Catholic Secondary School

Loretto College School