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Lent 2021: The Walk to Jerusalem

Lent 2021: The Walk to Jerusalem

The Way to Jerusalem! To say this is a different time is certainly an understatement! We begin LENT too, as a different time. We follow Jesus in Scripture on the expected walk to Jerusalem; with his newly chosen Apostles and disciples, the newly cured, the renewed...

First Vows of Five Sisters, Livestreamed from Nairobi, Kenya

First Vows of Five Sisters, Livestreamed from Nairobi, Kenya

The First Vow Day for 5 new Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in Nairobi, Kenya on September 26, 2020 was an event, never to be forgotten, for the ongoing new life and commitment of 1 Sister from Kenya and 4 Sisters from Zimbabwe! The entire celebration was livestreamed...

GOD’S FAITHFULNESS FOR 50 YEARS OF SNDdeN PRESENCE IN PERU

GOD’S FAITHFULNESS FOR 50 YEARS OF SNDdeN PRESENCE IN PERU

By Miriam Montero Bereche, Consuelo del Rosario Zapata Crisanto and Juana Rivera Jara, SNDdeN In 1970, a wonderful dream began in Peru. Three Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur (SNDdeN) from the British Province, Sisters Marie Julia Álvarez, Therese Hartley and Marie...

Mission Alive at Les Pins Verts in Belgium

Mission Alive at Les Pins Verts in Belgium

By Sr. Pascal-Marie Promme, SNDdeN Translated by Sr. Evelyn McKenna, SNDdeN In the Charleroi Region, in Thuin, Belgium, for many years the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur have carried on their Mission. From its origins in 1964, the large house, Les Pins Verts (Green...

Ministry Widens Urban Outreach

Ministry Widens Urban Outreach

Sr. Gertrude Tonsi, SNDdeN (center) encourages the young women to show the clothing they made. By Sister Gertrude Tonsi, SNDdeN In 2009, the Centre Mary Linscott opened in Kisantu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 120 kilometers from the capitol in Kinshasa....

Stairway to Hope and Opportunity

Stairway to Hope and Opportunity

By Rebecca Twitchell In Lawrence, MA, big things happen and all with the grace of our Good God. In the city, an imposing brick building invites students up the stairway bearing the name: Notre Dame Cristo Rey (NDCR). Founded and transformed by the Sisters of Notre...

SNDdeN Provide Health Care: Tambogrande, Peru

SNDdeN Provide Health Care: Tambogrande, Peru

CARING FOR OUR COMMON HOME: a formation program for rural catechists in the Tambogrande for protection of the environment. One group of catechists reduces the use of plastics by drinking water from re-usable glasses. Sr. Juana (center) dreams of involving more...

Steps Forward into the Notre Dame Mission

Steps Forward into the Notre Dame Mission

Region Directors of Mission Integration: Kathy Sennott, Meg Sharp, Sr. Louise O’Reilly, SNDdeN By Sr. Louise O’Reilly, SNDdeN, Kathy Sennott and Meg Sharp As Region Directors of Mission Integration in the United States, we raise reflective questions for realizing our...

LCWR Outstanding Leadership Award

LCWR Outstanding Leadership Award

Sr. Patricia (Patty) Chappell SND US East-West - Canonical Moderator In January 2020, Sr. Patricia (Patty) Chappell, SND US East-West Canonical Moderator, received a congratulatory letter from Sr. Carol Zinn, Executive Director of the Leadership Conference of Women...

Farming Families Search for Land

Farming Families Search for Land

Sr. Maria Vagner Souza Silva teaches Biblical Studies in the community of Sâo Joâo Batista in Anapu. By Sisters Jane Dwyer and Kathryne Webster, SNDdeN We, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur (SNDdeN), follow and walk with the people in Anapu, Brazil. From 1982 until 2005,...