The North America Vocations Team is located in many different areas of the US. The meet reguarly for meetings over zoom. Here is a photo of one of those meetings.
Vocation team uses online platforms

The School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) charism continues to evolve through vowed commitment for mission, a culture of vocations, sharing the deep SSND story as it meets the needs of the times and assisting others to discern their response to God’s call. And how does the Vocations team do this? They have embraced the foundress, Blessed Theresa of Jesus Gerhardinger’s quote, “God’s cause is the only concern of our hearts.”
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This is a photo of sisters picking apples in the orchard at  Notre Dame of Elm Grove, Elm Grove, Wisconsin.
The SSND farm at Elm Grove

Mother Caroline Friess, Commissary Generalate of the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) in North America, bought property in Elm Grove, Wisconsin, to establish an orphanage, but she also planned to use the property as a farm that could provide food. The venture started small in 1863, but by the 1920s, the farm was producing large quantities of vegetables, fruit, dairy products, honey and meat. Michele Levandoski, archivist for the School Sisters of Notre Dame North American Archives shares the history.
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Two Jubilarian sisters pose for their 70-year celebration. Sisters M. Charles Ann Crowder and LaVerne Kleinheider who live in St. Louis.
Technology becomes a gift – 2021 Jubilee celebration

Each year, our Jubilarians participate in a day of reflection, as a sacred way to begin their Jubilee year. Due to COVID-19, the Jubilarians were not able to meet face-to-face for their initial gathering in 2020, so the day took place virtually. As much as they missed being together in-person, technology provided them the unique gift of being with Jubilarians from all corners of the Central Pacific Province.
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Jubilee 2021 Logo
Virtual Jubilee celebration

The Central Pacific Province invites you to join them on Sunday, July 18, 2021, for the Virtual 2021 Jubilee Celebration. The prelude begins at 3:45 p.m. CDT, followed by a prayer service at 4 p.m.

Called to Action : A podcast of the School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province
Our podcast

Season 1 of Called to Action, covering Care of Creation, has ended. Join us for season 2, to be released late summer with the theme of Gospel Peace and Nonviolence.

10th Anniversary logo for the Central Pacific Province. The celebration is Saturday, June 12, 2021.
10th Anniversary stories and reflections

If you missed the 10th Anniversary Virtual Celebration on June 12, 2021, you can still watch the event and read the incredible stories, prayers, reflections and songs written in honor of the event.

SSND recognizes Blessed Theresa Society members for their giving commitment. This logo is of Blessed Theresa in Germany with students.
Blessed Theresa Society

Become a Legacy Society member by making a long-term commitment through a planned gift to the School Sisters of Notre Dame.

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