A photo with Sister Sister Gina Redig and Sin Leng Lei discuss art through writing on a dry erase board while at Notre Dame Elm Grove, Elm Grove, Wisconsin.
Embracing diversity through creativity

Sister Patty Rass, an art therapy professor at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, brought students and sisters together for a unique program combining poetry, prayer and art. Seven sisters sent their writings to 22 students who responded with art. Some of the themes of the poetry were physical aging, pain, letting go, seasons of life, death, darkness and hope.
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Sister Marie LeClerc Laux with an African Amercian student on a bus back in the 1960s.
Drawn into a moment in history: the transformation of Sister Marie LeClerc Laux

Sister Marie LeClerc Laux was assigned to St. Boniface, an inner-city school, in Milwaukee during the 1960s as a principal and teacher. During Sister’s time at St. Boniface, the city underwent major socio economic changes and enrollment in St. Boniface declined sharply. While many considered these as obstacles, the sisters saw this change as an opportunity. When recently asked, Sister Marie LeClerc shared, “We knew that we were being drawn into a moment in history, which was going to be very important for the people in our neighborhood.” She and the other sisters at St. Boniface decided that they were going to go all out and that no sacrifice was too great.
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A picture of a women praying in a church.
Taking on the mind of Christ

Sister Donna Wermus, a 60-year Jubilarian shares a Lenten reflection, “We’re invited to take on the mind of Christ more fully in order to enter more completely into the life that God desires for us. This can happen as we reflect on the scripture readings of the season, as we go to “our inner room” and make the scripture story our own story.”
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The 2020 Women's Leadership Luncheon image is of a tree with colorful finger prints and words such as Diversity, gender, education, health and education.
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Join us in Dallas March 17th for one of four annual educational luncheons. The events are free. The event features Mary Elizabeth Cedillo-Pereira discussing the struggle for unity in your community.

An Evening on the Emerald Isle
Registration is now open!

Come enjoy live music, bagpipes, Irish dancing and a silent auction during An Evening on the Emerald Isle event held at Sancta Maria in Ripa, St. Louis, on Saturday, April 25th.

Sister Carol Jean Dust with two students from Notre Dame High School in St. Louis.
Consider a tax free transfer

If you are looking for a place to make your Required Minimum Distribution (RMDs) from you IRA, please consider giving to the School Sisters of Notre Dame.

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