Reports from Sisters Serving on the Border

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur from the US East-West Province are serving at the US-Mexico border in various temporary capacities. Here are some excerpts of their reflections: From June 2019 in McAllen, Texas Peggy Cummins, SNDdeN: I can still see the long lines of women, men, children, infants from Central America lined up at

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2019 Jubilee Memories!

A joyous gathering on Sunday, June 9, in Belmont, CA, allowed Sisters, family and friends to celebrate the Sisters who are marking 75, 70, and 60 years as Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. The photo gallery below offers glimpses of the mass and reception for many of these Sisters (some, sadly, were unable to

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A 50th Anniversary Party!

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, SNDdeN Associates, and friends and supporters of the Sisters gathered on June 22, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the day that Julie Billiart, the foundress of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, was declared a saint by the Church at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. A mass

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Annual Report 2018

Welcome to the Sisters of Notre Dame West Annual Report for 2018 We’re pleased to share some news of 2018, and extend a public thank you to our wonderful supporters who made donations between September 2017 and August 2018. The 2018 Annual Report has been mailed to our donors and friends. If you’re not on

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A Mother’s Day Prayer

All-loving God, we give you thanks and praise for mothers young and old. We pray for young mothers, who give life and count toes and tend to our every need; May they be blessed with patience and tenderness to care for their families and themselves with great joy. We pray for our own mothers who

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Easter Sunday Gospel Reflection

Luke 24:13-35 That very day, the first day of the week, two of Jesus’ disciples were going to a village seven miles from Jerusalem called Emmaus, and they were conversing about all the things that had occurred. And it happened that while they were conversing and debating, Jesus himself drew near and walked with them,

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Palm Sunday Gospel Reflection

Luke 23:1-49 The elders of the people, chief priests and scribes, arose and brought Jesus before Pilate. They brought charges against him, saying, “We found this man misleading our people; he opposes the payment of taxes to Caesar and maintains that he is the Christ, a king.” Pilate asked him, “Are you the king of

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