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LENT 2022: Care Of Our Common Home

LENT 2022: Care Of Our Common Home

Care of Our Common Home! Dear Friends, Do you feel like your world is changing before your very eyes? It is! Sometimes …too much water? - Too little water! Too warm or freezing temperatures; disappearing shorelines. Our world is changing before our very eyes as well...

Sisters in the Congo-Kinshasa Province Collaborate in Education

Sisters in the Congo-Kinshasa Province Collaborate in Education

Education in Kisenso By Sister Patience Mpela, SNDdeN Sr. Ernestine Nkuemu, Directress of the Primary School, does team-teaching with a Co-worker. Julie Billiart Primary and Secondary School is a traditional Catholic school which the Archdiocese of Kinshasa entrusted...

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...