The separation of families seeking asylum in the US as they flee untenable situations in their native countries calls us to put our values into action to protest current anti-immigrant policies. Many Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur joined in marches and rallies throughout the country to stand with and for the children and families
On Friday, June 8, 2018, Sr. Joan Burke spoke to a group of family, friends, Sisters and other supporters about her life and ministry in Kenya. Sr. Joan has worked in different parts of Africa for most of her 56 years as an SNDdeN, and represented the Sisters at the United Nations for eight years.
Five Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur who are based in California reached milestone anniversaries in 2018 and were celebrated on May 13 in Belmont. These women are among the 37 Sisters celebrating Jubilees this year within the Sisters’ US East-West Province, of which California is a part. Click here to see images from the
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur have a long history of educating and serving people living in poverty. Today there are Notre Dame schools on five continents and the schools encompass elementary, high school, and colleges. In the U.S. alone, more than 13,000 students are educated in Notre Dame schools and colleges. In California, the
There are Sisters of Notre Dame serving in 19 countries worldwide. Some of those Sisters are from the United States. Among them are Sisters Carolyn Buhs, Sandy Price and Phyllis Cook. Training teachers in South Sudan Sr. Carolyn Buhs is part of the team training new teachers in the struggling nation of South Sudan. Click