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Ash Wednesday – Be A Fountain of Mercy

Ash Wednesday – Be A Fountain of Mercy

This post is part of our Lenten Reflection Series: Be A Fountain of Mercy Authored by Sister Mary Regina Robbins, SND An ambassador is an honorary position, but also a very responsible one. An ambassador stands in place of another of greater distinction and purpose. Saint Paul liked…
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Obituary – Sister Mary Josanne Furey

Obituary – Sister Mary Josanne Furey

Dorothy Ann Furey was born on February 8, 1925 in Toledo, Ohio, the oldest of Teresa Tillman and Edmond Francis Furey’s four children. Although Dorothy grew up in Toledo, most of her summers were spent in near Houghton Lake in Michigan swimming, boating, horseback riding and frog catching.…
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National Novitiate Opens in Kentucky

National Novitiate Opens in Kentucky

In August 2015, Sister Marla Monahan (Kentucky), Sister Mary Rose Moser (Ohio), Mayra Martinez (California), and Nicole Varnerin (Ohio) packed their belongings and headed to their new home: the National Novitiate in Covington, KY. Previously located in Los Angeles, the National Novitiate is where a woman more formally…
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Cal State Long Beach Newman Club

Cal State Long Beach Newman Club

Part of Sister Valerie Marie Roxburgh’s ministry as Director of Vocation Discernment & Young Adult Outreach for the Sisters of Notre Dame in California is creating opportunities for young adults to explore the Catholic faith. She and the other Sisters of Notre Dame who reside at Providence House…
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Associates train Stephen Ministers

Associates train Stephen Ministers

Stephen Ministries, a nonprofit Christian educational program, is based on the story of Stephen in the Acts of the Apostles. He was chosen by the Apostles to minister to his community on their behalf. Since 1975, over 12,000 congregations worldwide have installed Stephen Ministry teams who are trained…
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East Africa Delegation formed

East Africa Delegation formed

The following article was written on behalf of the four provinces of the Sisters of Notre Dame. The Sisters of Notre Dame opened a mission in Uganda in 1995 under the sponsorship of the Covington, KY and Thousand Oaks, Calif. provinces. It has grown over the past 20…
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