Making Known God's Goodness...

Educating for Life

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur (SNDdeN), women with hearts as wide as the world, make known God’s goodness and love with and among people living in poverty, through a Gospel way of life, community and prayer.

Making Known God's Goodness...

Making Known God's Goodness...

Educating for Life

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur (SNDdeN), women with hearts as wide as the world, make known God’s goodness and love with and among people living in poverty, through a Gospel way of life, community and prayer.

Making Known God's Goodness...

Making Known God's Goodness...

Social Justice for All

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur (SNDdeN), women with hearts as wide as the world, make known God’s goodness and love with and among people living in poverty, through a Gospel way of life, community and prayer.

Making Known God's Goodness...

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"Ah! How good is the good God."

St. Julie Billiart expressed frequently her special gift of trust in God: « How good is the good God. » Today, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur make known God’s goodness on five continents.

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We Work to Enable People Living in Poverty

Each of Us Commits Her One and Only Life to Work with Others to Create Justice and Peace for All.

St. Julie Billiart founded the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur to make known God’s goodness, especially among the most impoverished and abandoned people in the world. Today, Sisters of Notre Dame work with refugees in London, street children in Nairobi, immigrant farm workers in Florida, AIDS orphans in Zimbabwe, the homeless in Haiti… and always, with women and children, who are among the most vulnerable.

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Good Works

International Magazine

Good Works (March 2021)

When the Sisters founded Trinity College in 1897, it was indeed a revolutionary idea: To create the nation’s first Catholic college for women, guided by the SNDdeN charism and values. Amidst controversy and opposition, the Sisters were undeterred and persisted in their vision.
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Gospel Reflections

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Sixth Sunday of Easter - Sister Michela Sheehan, SNDdeN May 9, 2021 John 15: 9-17 “Only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.” -Martin...

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Fifth Sunday of Easter - Sister Eileen Cassidy, SNDdeN May 2, 2021 John 15: 1-8 As I read today’s Gospel, I found myself listening to it as a...

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Fourth Sunday of Easter - Sister Helen Bellew, SNDdeN John 10: 11-18 April 25, 2021 In preparation for this reflection, I took a first focused look...