Category Archives: News

Vocation Awareness Day-Franciscan University

Sister Ann McGovern and Sister Marilee Heuer represented the Community at Franciscan University in Steubanville, Ohio on October 12th.  Along with approximately 75 religious communities from around the country, the Sisters set up an attractive display and spent the day talking with many young women about the Congregation and religious life. Not only students, professors […]

On Television with Dr. Ray

Saturday, October 6th, Sister Janet and Sister Marilee drove  with Dr. Ray Guarendi to Cleveland to tape segments for his program, Living Right With Dr. Ray which will air on EWTN during this coming season.  Some of the Loreto family also came to be part of the audience:  Miss Peg Ferguson, Mrs. Harry Wagner, Mrs. […]

Good News!

This past summer we found ourselves with a problem we had been trying to anticipate but knew we could never adequately solve:  our hospital beds were wearing out with no replacement parts available.  When this last happened almost 30 years ago, we called Mercy Medical Center and they provided used beds for us.  These served […]

Sharing and Caring

The House of Loreto is situated on 8 acres of beautiful property in northwest Canton.  In the past it has won Garden Club awards for its scenic gardens.  We appreciate the efforts of those who help to maintain the landscaping. On Sunday, August 12, more than 20 volunteers came from New Pointe Community Church to […]

Football Hall of Fame Events

In keeping with our yearly Football Hall of Fame traditions at the House of Loreto, we celebrated our own “Rib Fest” and held our Game Day Tailgate Picnic, but the highlight of the week, as always, was our Friday luncheon and style show.  This event epitomizes the “HOF at HOL” for all of us.  The […]

The Sisters Rally for Religious Freedom

When the call came from the Youngstown Diocese for a rally for freedom of religion and conscience, the Community sent four Sisters to represent the Congregation and Miss “Peg” Ferguson represented the residents of the House of Loreto.   Bishop Murry was the keynote speaker.  There were over 500 people in the plaza area behind […]

Our Dear Friend Dana

In May, Dana, Damien and Angie spent time with the Sisters sharing Mass, meals and fellowship for a weekend.  On Sunday, Dana put on an apron and took over a counter in the kitchen.  With some help from Sister Judith, she made the Sisters and residents  her “famous” Trifle.  We had never seen nor tasted […]

Nursing Home Week

During National Nursing Home Week, May 13 – 19, we honored our Residents, Volunteers and Staff and celebrated the achievements of all. Our main hall was transformed into an art gallery with original paintings by our Residents, with the assistance and guidance of volunteers Vikki Bobby and Ann Meinerding.  Such talent! Our Residents shared some […]