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News & Events

Sisters Redouble Water-Saving Efforts

Sisters Redouble Water-Saving Efforts

Notre Dame Center sits on about 4.5 acres of land on Hendrix Avenue in Thousand Oaks and houses 32 Sisters of Notre Dame. In light of the worsening drought, several sisters were concerned that their 1.5 acres of…
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Notre Dame Teachers  Gather at National Summit

Notre Dame Teachers Gather at National Summit

The Sisters of Notre Dame have dedicated themselves to education since 1850 when their congregation was first established. Today, an increasing number of lay people serve as faculty and staff in the schools that the sisters founded. To…
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Sister Mary Frances Receives Education Award

Sister Mary Frances Receives Education Award

Sister Mary Frances Wahl recently received the Excellence in Catechetical Service Award for the San Pedro Region (one of five pastoral regions in the L.A. Archdiocese). The award is given to a handful of religious educators who are…
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Seekers Find Peace at Notre Dame Center

Seekers Find Peace at Notre Dame Center

As the school year winds down, Sister Marie Paul Grech and Sister Antoinette Marie Moon are wrapping up the first season of “Seekers,” a women’s spirituality group that meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 7:00…
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Water and Biogas Systems Installed in Buseesa

Water and Biogas Systems Installed in Buseesa

The Sisters of Notre Dame partnered with the Greater Cincinnati Professional Chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) to install a biogas system at the site of their mission in Buseesa, Uganda and improve the local community’s water supply.…
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Sisters Receive Generous Grant From NRRO

Sisters Receive Generous Grant From NRRO

This year, the Sisters of Notre Dame in California received about $46,000 in Direct Care Assistance from the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO). The NRRO collects money annually from Catholic parishes and distributes it to religious communities who…
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