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What is human trafficking?

One of the most important things to know about human trafficking is that it is a multi-billion dollar criminal industry that negatively impacts communities all over the world. On average there are roughly 40.3 million people trapped in a trafficked situation. “The thing people don’t realize is that it’s all over,” says Sister Janet Crane. “These people are our neighbors. This isn’t something happening somewhere else. It affects wealthy and poor alike. People from all different walks of life are trafficked.”
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Black and white image of S. Margaret Ellen Traxler talking at a rally
Champion for diversity, inclusivity and equality

In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we look at the life of Sister Margaret Ellen Traxler. She embraced many of the values held dear by Dr. King: a nonviolent protest, a commitment to social justice, and fairness and equality for all. After she participated in the Selma marches of 1965 with Dr. King, Sister Margaret Ellen stood as a champion for racial, ethnic and gender equality and fought strongly for those who didn’t have a voice.
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Sister cleaning the garden and smelling the flowers.
Urgent Needs: Primary focus for the School Sisters of Notre Dame

When the School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province met for the Assembly of the Whole in July 2018, Urgent Needs were identified. The Central Pacific Province commit themselves personally, communally and provincially to the Care of Creation and to Embrace Diversity and Struggle for Unity.
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Celebrating Catholic Schools Week

Join the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) in celebrating National Catholic Schools Week, January 27 – February 2, 2019. SSNDs have a rich history of being educators in all that they do, including supporting Catholic schools throughout the Central Pacific Province.
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Join us in St. Louis for a Women’s Leadership Luncheon featuring Kimberly Ritter who will discuss, “Sex Trafficking: Now That I Know, What Can I Do?”

English: Buechnersches Hinterhaus, half-timbered house from 1596 in Meiningen, Germany
Save the date: German Fest

Save the date for the St. Louis Signature Event: German Fest on Saturday, April 27, 2019.


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