We are Followers of Jesus


Loretto is a Charismatic Catholic Community founded in Austria in 1987, born out of Medjugorje, which has now spread across Europe. There are over 700 members in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and the UK. In Salzburg, Vienna, Passau and London, the Loretto community runs houses called "HOME Mission Base," which are places of community, prayer, formation, encounter, hospitality and mission. Loretto UK was founded in 2019 in London and registered as Charity in England and Wales in 2020.
(Reg. Number 1191616).


Our vision  is to see a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit and a new fire in the Catholic Church. We dream of a generation of young leaders saying YES as followers of Jesus to follow God’s plans and transform Church and Society.

Our mission is to create welcoming spaces where people can encounter God and deepen their relationship with Him in prayer and worship. We want to disciple young people to become passionate and formed followers of Jesus, grow in their identity and be shaped as leaders to be sent and follow God's plan for their lives.


Since the beginnings of our movement, our spirituality has been Marian, charismatic and Eucharistic. Our spirituality is mirrored in the Angelus prayer.

Hearing the Word of God and receiving the Holy Spirit.
Deciding for and saying “Yes” to God’s plans.
Allowing God’s Word to become flesh within us. Carrying out God’s plans.

We live our faith with an open heart for both the faithfulness of day-to-day life (Nazareth) and the Spirit-filled “Upper Room Moments” (Pentecost). In our spirituality we want to mirror St Therese of Lisieux’s teaching “In the Heart of the Church I Will Be Love”. As a movement, we serve the Catholic Church, yet reach out our open arms towards our brothers and sisters in the whole body of Christ.


Jesus is our CORNERSTONE.
Jesus is our first love and at the centre of everything we do

We want to serve and make everyone feel welcome and loved as the Father who loves them, in their unique identity.

We want to live a LIFESTYLE WITNESS.
We want to let God's light shine through us and live life with integrity.

We want to glorify God and reflect God's beauty by giving our best in everything we do.

We welcome UNITY in God's Church.
In our Catholic identity, we welcome other confessions of Christian faith with our arms wide open.

We believe that God has a purpose and calling for each one of us, and we practice the gifts of the Spirit and embrace God's dreams for us and His Church.

Our Ministries

The Team

We are so blessed to have such a large and fiery team that have helped pioneer the first few years of Loretto UK. We are always looking for new team members. If you want to help out just click below and get in touch!

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Worship Nights

We come together to praise and worship Jesus every Friday night at 7:30 PM in Kew (TW9 4HW). We want to create a space where people can encounter God through praise & worship, inspiring talks, Adoration, prayer ministry and an intentional life-giving community.

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House of Prayer

Prayer is at the heart of everything we do at Loretto. As individuals we commit to daily individual prayer, and intercede for prayer requests.

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HOME Mission Base

The Loretto HOME Mission Base in Twickenham is a place of prayer, community, and discipleship. It is a place where people can feel a sense of belonging, encounter God and “Come HOME to the Father’s heart”.  

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Pentecost Festival

The Festival is our annual conference always during the Pentecost weekend where we pray and intercede for an outpouring of the Holy Spirit. Save the date for the next Pentecost Weekend!

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Follow Me! is a weekend-based course (8 weekends within a period of 12 months) aimed at Catholic young people between 18 and 30 years of age. It is a journey to help young people to hear the call of Christ and support them on their way to follow the call of Jesus in their life, in the family, in society and in the Church.