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...

Making Known God's Goodness...

"Gather with your family, your friends and your co-workers and
neighbors - accept the Challenge and dance to Jerusalem. Travel
together to “JERUSALEM” ‘Join the crowd, you won’t be left behind
- We can all go to Jerusalem together."

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.

News & Events

First Sunday of Lent February 21, 2021

First Sunday of Lent February 21, 2021

Gospel Mark 1: 9-15 In those days, Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. And just as he was coming up out of...

Good Works

International Magazine

Good Works (October 2020)

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur (SNDdeN) to open Notre Dame Educational Centre (NDEC) in Malava, Kenya. Six Sisters, assisted by our aspirants and postulants, serve about 300 pupils, from early childhood to class 8. NDEC’s motto, Educating for Life, promotes St. Julie Billiart’s educational ideals of a holistic education.
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Gospel Reflections

Second Sunday of Lent

Second Sunday of Lent

Second Sunday of Lent - Sister Magdalen Lawler, SNDdeN Mark 9: 2-10 February 28, 2021 The Transfiguration Uncreated Light. ‘Longing to become in us...

First Sunday of Lent

First Sunday of Lent

Mark 1: 12 - 15 First Sunday of Lent - Sister Edna Maier, SNDdeN February 21, 2021 Oh Blessed Beginning! "Lent" = "Springtime": a time for another...

Quarta-feira de Cinzas

Quarta-feira de Cinzas

Quarta-feira de Cinzas - Irmã Maria Tecla da Silva, SNDdeN Mateus 6, 1-6, 16-18 14 de fevereiro de 2021 O Evangelho de hoje indica os elementos para...