Joan Panella, SNDdeN, was a native of San Francisco who entered the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1958, and took the name Sister Marie Angele. She taught in Notre Dame elementary schools in Salinas (Sacred Heart and Madonna del Sasso), Campbell, Folsom and at Notre Dame High School, Alameda. After receiving a Master’s of Social Work
Luke 3:15-16, 21-22 The people were filled with expectation, and all were asking in their hearts whether John might be the Christ. John answered them all, saying, “I am baptizing you with water, but one mightier than I is coming. I am not worthy to loosen the thongs of his sandals. He will baptize you
Enjoy these images of Christmas events from years past! Click on an image if you’d like to view it more closely. And leave a comment at the bottom of the page if you see yourself or someone you know!
Sister June Canoles is a woman of many talents. During the annual Christmas party held at the Belmont Province Center for Sisters and staff, her playing of the spoons is always a highlight! Watch the video below, and click here to learn more about Sr. June.
Luke 1:39-45 Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled with the Holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, “Blessed
Luke 3:10-18 The crowds asked John the Baptist, “What should we do?” He said to them in reply, “Whoever has two cloaks should share with the person who has none. And whoever has food should do likewise.” Even tax collectors came to be baptized and they said to him, “Teacher, what should we do?” He
This week, the Sisters gathered at the Province Center for a prayer service in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe. They began with a Reflection on the words that St. Juan Diego heard Mary speak to him in 1531: “Hear me and understand well, my little son, that nothing should frighten or grieve you. Let
Luke 3:1-6 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias was tetrarch of Abilene, during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God
For the Giving Tuesday campaign in 2018, the Sisters focused on raising money for two special projects in Haiti, both of which will benefit children like those that were so near and dear to the heart of our foundress, St. Julie Billiart. Simply put, these projects provide scholarships and bread for some of the most vulnerable children
Luke 21:25-28,34-36 Jesus said to his disciples: “There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on earth nations will be in dismay, perplexed by the roaring of the sea and the waves. People will die of fright in anticipation of what is coming upon the world, for the powers of