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.
Please join us! California Sister Joan Burke 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. Most recently, she has been serving in adult education at Tangaza University College in Nairobi and as a member of the
On May 13, Sisters, friends and family joined together to honor the Sisters who celebrated 50, 60 and 70 years of life as Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. We hope you will enjoy these photos of the celebration. The Jubilarians Gathering The Jubilee Mass After the Mass
Sr. Christina Trudeau, the youngest of seven children, was born in Los Angeles, CA, to parents who instilled in their family a great love for God and the Church. As a young child, she remembers accompanying her parents to clean St. Columbille Church every Saturday, where she was given five cents to dust the pews.
Sr. Lynne Marie Knapp knew for a long time that she wanted to be a Sister. Quite by accident, she met the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in Covina in 1967 and entered the novitiate a year later. Ever since making her first vows, Lynne has been a dedicated teacher. She has committed 39
I’ve had the privilege of being present to people who come to the House of Prayer and Villa Angelica in Carmel. I feel my ministry has been one of welcoming/hospitality to those who want to step away from the busy chaos of their lives to nourish their inner spirit and find, once again, the relationship
As a child, Joan discovered the Land of Oz and its inhabitants; now she finds that ‘following the yellow brick road’ is a metaphor for her own journey of fidelity in Notre Dame. At Notre Dame High School Belmont, Sr. Helen Cecilia Miller’s lively human-ness, commitment to education, and concern for the neglected and poor
“Happy Is she who sees the holy will of the good God being accomplished in her.” -St. Julie Billiart “My daily prayer is to understand aging—as I daily age. I am grateful for a very interesting variety of events in my life, events that I never expected. I have been very blessed.” Having recently celebrated
What is “poor in spirit?” For me it has a great deal to do with the treasure of time. Used wisely, for the benefit of loved ones and friends it becomes a means of healing, hope, laughter-a blessing for us as well as for others. But we can find ourselves so preoccupied with work, responsibilities