2019-2023 Central Pacific Province provicial council.  First row (1-r): Debra Marie Sciano (Provincial Leader) and Sisters Anna Marie Reha (Vicar)  Back row (l-r): Sisters Lynne Schmidt, Helen Jane Jaeb, Dawn Achs, Mary Kay Brooks and Christine Garcia
Meet the new provincial council

Seven School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) made a commitment to the future of SSND and the Central Pacific Province by becoming the new provincial council. The council will provide governance, planning, spiritual guidance and day-to-day leadership for sisters within the province, fostering unity and enabling sisters to continue to live the mission of SSND.
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A portrait of Mother Caroline Friess.
The travels and trials of Mother Caroline Friess

Mother Caroline Friess was named representative in North America in 1850 at the age of 26 by Blessed Theresa Gerhardinger. Her role required her to travel extensively throughout her lifetime and she used every means of transportation available. Mother Caroline suffered from every inconvenience imaginable – missed connections, bumpy roads, bad hotels and even a steamboat explosion. Mother Caroline wrote, “You can imagine how weariness, lack of sleep and hunger tormented us, for since we left Milwaukee we had had little sleep and no warm food.”
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Sister Eleanor Ewerts is on a boat in Sierra Leone during her missions.
Sister’s mission to Africa provides enriching experiences

July 18 is Nelson Mandela International Day, commemorating the former South African leader and anti-apartheid revolutionary. In recognition of what Nelson Mandela represented, we take a look at the African ministries of Sister Eleanor Ewertz, who is celebrating her 60th Jubilee this year. Sister Eleanor spent time in Sierra Leone and Ghana teaching and inspiring young people to become strong and compassionate leaders.
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The cover of the 2019 donor newsletter features Sister Georgiann Wildhaber and three students from Notre Dame of Dallas.
Read the latest donor newsletter

Don’t miss the latest edition of the SSND Central Pacific Province donor newsletter. The donor newsletter features stories on ministries, the newly elected provincial council and donor highlights.

Two sisters at Mount Mary University; Sisters Comfort Anum and Zipporah Marigwa, from the Province of Africa, are studying at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee. Learn how they respect Nelson Mandela’s vision.
two Province of Africa sisters at Mount Mary University

Sisters Comfort Anum and Zipporah Marigwa, from the Province of Africa, are studying at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee. Read how Nelson Mandela inspires them.

Clouds in sky forming blue heart.
World Day Against Trafficking Persons

July 30 is World Day Against Trafficking Persons. Human trafficking is the second largest crime in the United States. Learn how the School Sisters of Notre Dame are working to end human trafficking.

A photos of five sisters enjoying the 2019 St. Louis GermanFest.
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Mark your calendar for upcoming activities and opportunities to join SSND. Find all Resource Development event information.


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