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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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New SND Blog!

New SND Blog!

We are so excited to have our Novices and their Directors sharing thoughts on becoming a Sister of Notre Dame on the new Blog: Nuns in the Making. Join Sisters Marla, Mayra, Nicole and Rose as they share about their life the National Novitiate community. What is a National Novitiate you…
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The Fifth Sunday of Lent – Jerusalem My Destiny

The Fifth Sunday of Lent – Jerusalem My Destiny

This post is part of our Lenten Reflection Series: Be A Fountain of Mercy Authored by Sister Mary Rebekah Kennedy, SND LISTEN: Jerusalem My Destiny  - Rory Cooney I have fixed my eyes on your hills, Jerusalem, my Destiny! In our Lenten journey we have arrived in Jerusalem…
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The Third Sunday of Lent – Care for the Earth

The Third Sunday of Lent – Care for the Earth

This post is part of our Lenten Reflection Series: Be A Fountain of Mercy Authored by Sister Mary Antonine Manning, SND The burning bush that was not consumed and the barren fig tree that was spared destruction can lead us to a consideration of the duty of care…
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The First Sunday of Lent – Into the Desert

The First Sunday of Lent – Into the Desert

This post is part of our Lenten Reflection Series: Be A Fountain of Mercy Authored by Sister Mary Teresita Keliher, SND As we begin the Lenten season we journey with Jesus into the desert. In the film The Bible there is a heart-wrenching scene where Jesus is struggling…
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