Annual Report 2017

Welcome to the Sisters of Notre Dame, California, Annual Report for 2017

We’re pleased to share some news of the of this past year, and extend a public thank you to our wonderful supporters.

The 2017 Annual Report has been mailed to our donors and friends. If you’re not on our mailing list, you’re welcome to join, download the Annual Report. or read it online.


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About our 2017 Jubilarians

A lifetime of service can’t be described in a paragraph or even a page, but we’ve done our best. To learn more about the Sisters than we were able to include in the Annual Report, visit their tribute webpages:

Sr. Jeanette (Marie Pierre) Braun
Sr. Marie Annette Burkart
Sr. Terry Davis
Sr. Nena (Giovannina) Fazio
Sr. Barbara Ann Kavanaugh
Sr. Claudia (Joan) McTaggart
Sr. Dolores (Joseph) Steiner
Sr. Jean (Marguerite) Sullivan
Sr. Barbara (Andrea) Thiella

About our Sisters and Associates who have died recently

Sr. Catherine (Catherine of Siena) Davis (1938-2017)

Sister Catherine served as an SND for 61 years, and 39 of those were spent in her “perfect” ministry–as the librarian at Notre Dame Elementary, Belmont. Learn about her life, her spirit and her favorite sports teams.

Joan Marsh, AND (1937-2017)

After a career in educational publishing, Joan became a an advocate and educator for nonviolence who touched many people’s lives. Read more about Joan’s love for her family and many interests here.

Sr. Theresa (Helen Marie) Reis (1929-2017)

Sr. Theresa was was a talented cook, educator and fundraiser who will be missed by many. For years, she was responsible for the kitchen at the Sisters’ novitiate, and later was found to have a gift for encouraging others to support the schools where she worked. Learn more about her here.


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