From time to time Sisters of Notre Dame appear in the media.
11/2010 - Sr. Dolores Pardini was honored (through the Peter Claver Awards Program) as one of the religious working in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles who has made a "significant contribution to the spiritual enrichment of the lives of African-American Catholics."
8/2009 - Sr. Anne Locke receives a commendation from Santa Clara County: "for her tremdendous dedication and service to young people and those in need in Santa Clara County and beyond."
11/26/08 - Sr. Dorothy Stang was among seven others named to receive the prestigious United Nations Human Rights prize. Her name and legacy joins previous honorees like Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, Jimmy Carter and Amnesty International. You can read more about this in the Dayton Daily News.
9/22/08 - Sr. Teresa McElwee was featured in the Orlando Sentinel for her 30 years in the Apoka, FL, community helping migrant workers improve their lives. Now "retired" Sr. Teresa looks forward to abolishing to-do lists in her life and learning to play the piano.
8/13/08 - Sr. Joan Burke and Sr. Louise O'Reilly were featured in articles ("The Real-Life Traveling Sisterhood") by reporter Christine Morente that appeared in the San Mateo County Times and San Mateo Daily News. The articles highlighted the General Chapter outcomes and the congregation's focus to help the poor and fight poverty.
5/20/08 - Sr. Georgianna Coonis, principal at Resurrection Catholic School in Sunnyvale, CA, receives a mention in a San Jose Mercury News article. The article "Thinking outside the Box for ophans in Africa" by Mike Cassidy shares the wonderful work of 17-year-old Tad Malone, an alumni of Resurrection.
1/06/08 - Four SNDs living in Apoka, FL, receive Central Floridians of the Year award for their work with the poor. Sisters Cathy Gorman, Ann Kendrick, Gail Grimes and Teresa McElwee had their decades-long work highlighted in an article in the Orlando Sentinenl.