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Associates are lay women and men who live out the mission and spirit of the School Sisters of Notre Dame in their everyday lives. Each associate uses their individual and unique talents to help address changing needs, serving in their local communities and beyond. Read some of their stories to learn more about their work and impact on our world.

Testament of love of neighbor

Volunteers sort personal items for distribution.Wisconsin — Judith Gregor, SSND associate, shares about the MacCanon Brown Homeless Sanctuary Immersion experience by Milwaukee area SSND, associates and pre-associates. Read more...



SSNDCP Associates - 2021 in Review

The associates of the Central Pacific Province would like to share their 2021 highlights and statistics. Photo provided by Anne Carey, Director for Associates.Central Pacific Province — The associates of the Central Pacific Province would like to share their 2021 highlights and statistics. Read more...



How the SSND spirit has resonated throughout my life

Associate Christine Perez Topasna. Photo by Hawley Iseke.Guam — Christina Perez Topasna, an SSND associate, shares her professional, personal and spiritual journey from postulancy to SSND associate. Christina shared, “I find that being an SSND associate is a welcomed extension and meaningful link to those years I was with the SSND religious community. Our actions, no matter how small and seemingly insignificant we think they are, do have an impact on those around us.” Read more...



“The more you know”

Associate Chris Ingrassia feeding her two donkeys, Augie and Timo. Photo by Glenn Ingrassia.Mississippi — Chris Ingrassia, SSND associate, shares how Mississippi associates' group has begun to learn more about racial injustice by utilizing Just Faith’s learning modules. So far, the group has participated in the Faith and Racial Healing module with plans to continue expanding their education. Read more...



SSNDCP Associates - 2020 in Review 

The associates of the Central Pacific Province would like to share their 2020 highlights and statistics. Photo provided by Anne Carey, Director for Associates.Central Pacific Province — The associates of the Central Pacific Province would like to share their 2020 highlights and statistics. Read more...



Are you called to be an associate?

Sisters and associates in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, gathered hygiene products and clothes to support SSND immigration ministries along the southern border.  Central Pacific Province — Associates of the School Sisters of Notre Dame are women and men who feel called to live the spirit and values of the community’s foundress, Blessed Theresa of Jesus Gerhardinger. Are you called? Learn more…



What a difference a day makes!

Laura Harvancik, director of Rising Star and a new SSND associate, poses for a picture with sisters during our covenanting ceremony on October 5, 2019.Wisconsin — In October 2019, Laura Harvancik joined as an associate of the School Sisters of Notre Dame. Laura, director of Rising Stars, an SSND ministry, shares her journey to becoming an associate. Read more...



Father Gene Stenzel’s rock house — a lifelong passion to create

Father Gene Stenzel's first shrine built at the age of 10.Minnesota — Father Gene Stenzel, an SSND associate, builds rock formations on his family farm in Wells, Minnesota. Learn about his creations and the time sisters and associates were able to visit them. Read more...



SSNDCP associates – 2019 in review

A photo from an SSND associate in Guatemala with rugs made.Central Pacific Province — The associates of the Central Pacific Province would like to share their 2019 highlights and statistics. Read more...



SSND associates take a stand against human trafficking

Partipcants were encouraged to share in small gorups during the Symposium on human trafficking held in Chatawa, Mississippi. Central Pacific Province — Associates throughout the Central Pacific province are taking a stand against human trafficking through prayer, education and helping those who are impacted. Three human trafficking conferences were held in St. Louis, Elm Grove, Wisconsin, and Chatawa, Mississippi, in an effort to educate associates. Read more...



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