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    Happy memories of the 2016 Nun Run!
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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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Art Show Invitation

Art Show Invitation

The Sisters of Notre Dame extend an invitation to an Art Show, featuring the original paintings of Sr. Joyanne Sullivan, S.N.D. Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 *  8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. St. Dominic Community 2016 Merton Ave. Los Angeles 90041 This will be Sr. Joyanne's 9th Annual Art Show;…
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Tribute Fund Gifts Keep on Giving

Tribute Fund Gifts Keep on Giving

Are you looking for a meaningful way to remember family or friends this Christmas? Please consider a gift to the Tribute Fund of the Sisters of Notre Dame, a gift that will keep on giving. This donation will enhance the life-giving services that the Sisters of Notre Dame…
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Just launched!

Just launched!

Be sure to visit the newly-launched vocations website!   Just go to http://www.snd-vocations.org/. And be sure to check out this podcast by Sr. Jenny Zimmerman, explaining her service in campus ministry at the University of Southern California.
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Notre Dame Academy International Food Faire

Notre Dame Academy International Food Faire

Notre Dame Academy Elementary School invites you to their International Food Faire on Saturday, November 5 between 3:00 and 6:00 p.m.    St. Julie's School in Buseesa, Uganda, will be one of the beneficiaries of this event.   Please join the NDAE families for an afternoon of delicious food from…
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Seeking God’s Dream for Me

Seeking God’s Dream for Me

Vocations California is hosting a one-day retreat for men and women between 18 and 40.  "Seeking God's Dream for Me:  Tools for Christ-Centered Decision Making." Date:  Saturday, November 5, 2016 between 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Location:  Cardondelet Center, 11999 Chalon Rd., Los Angeles 90049 (down the hill…
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Foundation Day, 2016

Foundation Day, 2016

On October 1, the Sisters of Notre Dame will commemorate the 166th anniversary of our foundation in Coesfeld, Germany. How little did Hilligonde Wolbring (Sister Mary Aloysia) and Elisabeth Kuhling (Sister Mary Ignatia) realize the impact their lives would have, so many years later and so many miles…
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Call to action in the struggle against slavery

Call to action in the struggle against slavery

Today is the feast of St. Peter Claver, the saint who ministered to slaves from West Africa in Cartagena, Columbia, during the 1600's. In Luke 4:18, Jesus indicated that his mission included releasing those held captive.  As disciples of Jesus, then, we are also called to work on behalf…
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World Day of Prayer for Creation

World Day of Prayer for Creation

September 1 was proclaimed as the World Day of Prayer for Creation by the Orthodox Church in 1989, and many other Christian churches have joined since then, with Pope Francis most recently in 2015. It was then extended to be a month-long Season of Creation, ending on October 4 (Feast of St.…
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