Loreto Sisters - Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (IBVM)
Loreto Centre,257 Auburn Road, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia
(03) 9813 4023
(03) 9813 4091
6 Chessington Garden, Mount Claremont WA 6010, Australia
Founded by Mary Ward in 1609 in St Omer, Flanders. Introduced to Australia in the Diocese of Ballarat from Ireland by Mother Mary Gonzaga Barry IBVM in 1875. First WA community established at Adelaide Terrace, Perth, from Ballarat, Victoria, in 1897.