Loretto Chapel Staircase

1853 in Sante Fe, New Mexico... Six nuns arrived in Santa Fe to open a girls' school. The Sisters of Loretto opened the Loretto Academy in 1853. In 1873, they began building a chapel on the grounds of the academy. They hired Antoine Mouly to design the building. As the building was nearing completion, Antoine … Continue reading Loretto Chapel Staircase