Meet Sister Angele Lewis

Meet Sister Angele Lewis

A Teacher at Heart Angele first met the Sisters of Notre Dame when she began attending College of Notre Dame in Belmont, now known as Notre Dame de Namur University. She grew up in Vallejo and went to St. Vincent Ferrer Grammar and High Schools with the San Rafael Dominicans. After entering the Sisters of

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Meet Sister Nancy Uhl

Meet Sister Nancy Uhl

The God of Second Chances An Ohio native, Nancy moved to California and settled in Los Angeles in 1974. She worked for a non-profit free clinic where she served as controller and grant writer to help clients receive healthcare. She also met Chuck Sheehan, a striking air-traffic controller, married him in 1982, and together, raised

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Sr. June and her Spoons

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.

Meet Sr. Gillian Wallace

On August 19, 2018, Gillian Wallace was accepted as a canonical novice into the community of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur at a special prayer service and reception for Gillian’s family, friends, Sisters and Associates of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Sr. Gillian is a graduate of Notre Dame High School,

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Sister Patricia (Mary Sebastian) McGlinn, 1935-2016

Sister Patricia (Mary Sebastian) McGlinn, 1935-2016

Sister Patricia (Mary Sebastian) McGlinn, a Sister of Notre Dame for 62 years, died peacefully on August 8, 2016, at Mercy Retirement and Care Center in Oakland. She related in a special way with her therapists, Care Center Staff and residents. She watched the recent Republican and Democratic Conventions, and voted in the primary. Always

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Meet Sister Rosa Dolores Rodriguez

Meet Sister Rosa Dolores Rodriguez

Sister Rosa Dolores, the youngest of 13 children, grew up immersed in her Mexican culture. She played “Mexican revolution” with her siblings, nephews, and nieces. Her father Pedro Rodriguez was from Guanajuato, Mexico, and fought in that revolution at age 13. At 17, he was sentenced to death, but by the grace of God and

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Meet Sister Catherine Davis

Meet Sister Catherine Davis

Joan Davis met and loved the Sisters of Notre Dame at St. Clare’s School in Santa Clara, then at Notre Dame High School, San Jose. Her teachers there included Sister Mary Wilma King, Sister Paula Butier, and Sister Julie Bellefeuille. “I could see they were happy, and had a good time,” she says. Wanting to

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