Sister Denay Ulrich teaches a Vietnamese man who was a colonel in the Vietnam War. He was at MORE to learn English
MORE empowers through literacy and diversity

During International Literacy Day, September 8, we celebrate the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) who have been educators for more than 185 years. Over the years, SSND continues to bring education and literacy to those in need through many different avenues. One such ministry is MORE, where sisters, staff and community members work to help low-income families, immigrants and refugees with English as a Second Language, financial sustainability, health services, and job searching.
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Caroline Garden. Looking at plants.
Care of Creation across the Province

Seeing ourselves as one with all of creation, and attentive to the ecological crisis facing us at this time, the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) commit themselves to educate, advocate and act in collaboration with others for the dignity of life and the care of all creation. The choices are not easy. They are not convenient at times, nevertheless, they are the choices we must make for the sake of all. Here are three Care of Creation initiatives sisters are actively participating in at different campuses.
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Students, sisters, staff, and associates gather around the Peace Pole in Notre Dame of Elm Grove, Elm Grove, Wisconsin to pray for Peace.
May peace prevail

Join the School Sisters of Notre Dame and millions of people throughout the world on September 21 in observance of a day of peace and nonviolence. Ask yourself, “What will I do to promote peace today, so that the world can be transformed tomorrow?” Together, let us recommit ourselves to the work of transformation.
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Mariellyn Kuske and her rug hooking partner, Lidia at a market in Guatemala.
Rug hooking in Guatemala

A group of 16 women traveled from North America to Guatemala in hopes of learning about the culture and rug hooking. SSND Associate co-coordinator, Mariellyn Kuske, traveled with the group and had an incredible cultural experience. Mariellyn says, “We students received clear instruction in design and construction of the rugs. The local women openly shared their lives with us; each day a woman would share how she came to rug hooking and how her life had changed by learning this art, making and selling her rugs.”
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Craft Fair traditions

Learn about the history of the annual Craft Fair and Garage Sale at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Mankato, Minnesota, and enjoy the fun.

Sister and John Folse at the 2019 St. Mary of the Pines, Chatawa, Mississippi, Jubilee celebrations. John is a long time supporter and donor to SSND.
Meet our donors

Get inspired by the donors who support the School Sisters of Notre Dame. Each donor has given to SSND for a variety of reasons and in a variety of ways.

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