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Sponsored Institutions

Since our arrival in California in 1924, the Sisters of Notre Dame have founded and administered in more than 20 schools. Today our sponsored institutions reach students from preschool all the way through high school, and as far away as Uganda.

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The Year of Consecrated Life

The Year of Consecrated Life

The Year of Consecrated Religious Life – November 30, 2014 through February 2, 2016 Pope Francis has proclaimed the Year of Consecrated Life, which will continue through February 2, 2016. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Perfectae Caritatis, the …
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Generous Matching Gift for the Nun Run 5K

Generous Matching Gift for the Nun Run 5K

BIG NEWS! An anonymous donor has promised to give $25 to the Sisters of Notre Dame and $25 to Saint Max Faith Formation for each individual who does one of the following: 1. Joins the Saint Maximilian Kolbe Westlake…
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The Power of The Mouth

The Power of The Mouth

Drawing on scripture and human psychology, we will reflect on this small but significant part of the body as we explore its powerful potential to make a difference in our world and especially to those around us. The mouth is…
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New year begins with World Day of Peace

New year begins with World Day of Peace

The post below is by Catholics Confront Global Poverty in honor of the World Day of Peace 2015. SLAVES NO MORE, BUT BROTHERS AND SISTERS: Do you recognize your brothers and sisters around the world as made in the…
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Fourth Week of Advent

Fourth Week of Advent

Sisters of Notre Dame California Advent Reflection Series On the Way - The Fourth Sunday of Advent By Sister Marie Paul Grech, SND   Where did the days of Advent go? Here we are at the fourth Sunday of…
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Third Sunday of Advent

Third Sunday of Advent

Sisters of Notre Dame California Advent Reflection Series Rejoice in the Lord - The Third Sunday of Advent By Sister Mary Antonine Manning, SND Pope Benedict XVI offers us some insights into Christian joy. We find in his…
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Second Sunday of Advent

Second Sunday of Advent

Sisters of Notre Dame California Advent Reflection Series Make Ready the Way of the Lord - The Second Sunday of Advent By Sister Rose Marie Tulacz, SND The Incarnation continues to unfold in our times. It is as…
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