1600 Somerset Lane
Wheaton, Illinois 60189
Welcome to the Loretto Center, Wheaton, Illinois...
a place to gather and grow in a setting of extraordinary beauty and grace.






Hidden away in a remarkably beautiful setting on sixteen acres, lies a place of hospitality and an opportunity for growth.

Founded and supported in part by the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Loretto Center promotes a spirit of integrity, justice and freedom.


We at Loretto Center believe that adults, regardless of age, wish to enrich the quality of their lives by continually growing and integrating body, mind and spirit. We welcome and offer our facilities and services to individuals regardless of faith, ethnicity, gender, age or income.

In a spirit of Integrity, Justice and Freedom, integrating psychology, spirituality and the arts, Loretto Center offers both a PLACE and an OPPORTUNITY for wo/men to:

  • expand and deepen their creativity
  • explore and develop their own spirituality
  • foster their full potential of body, mind and spirit
  • gather together in environments of support
A PLACE OF HOSPITALITY in which we host or facilitate groups for
  • conferences
  • workshops
  • retreats
  • staff-enrichment
  • team-building
  • planning
  • leadership training

An OPPORTUNITY FOR GROWTH to more fully develop the spiritual, psychological, creative dimensions of self through our services.

  • spiritual direction
  • massage therapy
  • individual/group retreats
  • workshop opportunities offered through Loretto Center

  • Various size meeting rooms offering a choice of ambiance, including parlor w/fireplace
  • Suite of conference rooms
  • Sixteen bedrooms (1 single room; 15 rooms with 2 twin beds) with private bath, air conditioning, private phone and Wi-Fi
  • Relaxing dining environment for approximately 80 guests
  • Anawim Art Studio and project room
  • Little Theater with stage, grand piano, big screen TV/DVD, and capacity of 110
  • Multipurpose garden view room, capacity 150
  • Massage Therapy Studio
  • Beautiful chapel accommodating 112 guests
  • 16 acres of landscaped beauty and natural woodland
  • Offices for counseling, spiritual direction, consulting
  • Labyrinth
  • Cosmic Walk
  • Relaxing lounge areas
  • Lovely veranda overlooking grounds

For further information and registration, contact Arlene Ashack, IBVM: ibvmlc@aol.com

or call 630-653-7918

Loretto Center is a sponsored ministry of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
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