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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...

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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...

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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...

"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

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time - Sister Mary McClure, SNDdeN June 13, 2021 Mark 4: 26 - 34 To read the gospel of Mark is to get close to who Jesus...

Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus - Sister Terry Davis, SNDdeN June 11, 2021 Matthew 11: 28-30 The Feast of the Sacred Heart highlights the core of...

Feast of Corpus Christi – English

Feast of Corpus Christi – English

Feast of Corpus Christi - Sister Godelieve Ziunga June 6, 2021 Mk 14:12-16, 22-26 Today the Church, our mother, celebrates the Feast of the Body and...