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Engaging the Global Reality in Living Our Mission

Engaging the Global Reality in Living Our Mission

Sister Jean Stoner currently serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees at Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) in Belmont, CA. NDNU, the first California institution of higher education to grant degrees to women, is celebrating its 170th Anniversary this year. Sister...

New Generation Meets St. Julie Billiart

New Generation Meets St. Julie Billiart

By Professor Shusuke Kobayashi In this fall semester, Notre Dame Seishin University (NDSU) in Okayama, Japan will offer a new course called Christian Study VII which explores the theme of “Living the Spirit of St. Julie Billiart in a Global Society.” This special...

Alive with Mission: Priority for Vulnerable Families

Alive with Mission: Priority for Vulnerable Families

S O C I A L  O U T R E AC H Sr. Susan feeding chickens with learners in the SND outreach programme. By Sister Susan Libendi, SNDdeN, Coordinator of Social Outreach Programme As Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur (SNDdeN), we respond to specific needs in our time. We...

For the Love of Creation: Interconnectedness

For the Love of Creation: Interconnectedness

Sr. Mary Isabel teaching that gorillas are 99% and the primrose is 1% in connectedness to us. By Sr. Mary Isabel Kilpatrick, SNDdeN When my ministry in Peru came to an end, I had the opportunity to participate in the Dominican Ecology Centre Sabbatical Programme in...

Our Common Home is suffering!

Our Common Home is suffering!

    Our Common Home is suffering! Earthquakes, Fires, Floods, Landslides, Tornados, Tsunamis, and other weather-related disasters are more frequent and DEVASTATING! Because Earth is our “common home,” we reach out to each other with compassion and empathy for all who...

Our Global Education Network

Our Global Education Network

by Sister Maria Delaney, SNDdeN “Convene regular virtual meetings of Mission Integration personnel to provide input, mutual support and share best practices.” CSRP 2021-27, p. 6, Mission Support: Mission Integration This action statement from our Congregational...

The Stretch We Are All Called To

The Stretch We Are All Called To

Click here to download the latest Mission Support Newsletter Sr. Edith Eneh, SNDdeN stretching beyond her comfort zone. Matthew 8:2 Jesus Stretched Out His Hand This is one of many touches recounted in scripture. Each time Jesus reaches beyond the comfort zone; the...

Sisters Assist Nicaraguan People after Hurricanes

Sisters Assist Nicaraguan People after Hurricanes

Sisters Rebecca Trujillo and Sandy Price, SNDdeN. By Sisters Sandra Price, SNDdeN We, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur (SNDdeN) in Nicaragua work to help alleviate some of the most critical needs, at all times and in many dangerous situations. We are now in the fourth...

SNDdeN Serve in UK Diocesan Tribunals: Interviews

SNDdeN Serve in UK Diocesan Tribunals: Interviews

I N  F O R E F R O N T  W I T H  T H E  C H U R C H In 1983, the New Code of Canon Law was a milestone for involvement of lay people in the Diocesan Tribunals of the Church. This work concerning mostly marriage annulments, was formerly restricted to priests. The new...