Mount Mary University plans housing for nuns and single women with children

December 3, 2019 – Mount Mary University in Milwaukee is planning to build a $40 million housing complex for aging SSND and for college students who also are single mothers. Visit the American School & University Magazine for more information.



School Sisters bid farewell to St. Francis de Sales

December 3, 2019 – Sisters Marjorie Rosenau, Veronica Horvat, Yolanda Latessa and Bernadette Welter, were featured in The Catholic Spirit’s, “School Sisters bid farewell to St. Francis de Sales.” Visit The Catholic Spirit to learn more.



Shalom/UN-NGO News North America

December 1, 2019 – The December issue of Shalom/UN-NGO newsletter is available online. This newsletter is an e-publication of the School Sisters of Notre Dame that provides timely information for reflection and action on priority matters of justice, peace and integrity of creation. Read more about SSND social justice issues.



Sister Pauline Eischens was featured in the Partners for Affordable Housing fall newsletter.

November 20, 2019 – Sister Pauline Eischens was featured in the Partners for Affordable Housing fall newsletter. View the latest newsletter here.



Sister Judith Best’s latest article is now available at the Global Sisters Report

November 20, 2019 – Sister Judith Best’s latest article to appear in the Global Sisters Report is now available. Read the latest article, “St. Louis Jesuits convey sense of ‘Coming Home.’”



SSND Corporate Stance: Gospel Nonviolence and Just Peace

November 6, 2019 – As School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) committed to a more just and peaceful world, we are called to take a clear stand for creative and active nonviolence and against all forms of violence. We recognize that peace requires justice and justice requires peacemaking. We are being called to pray, speak out, advocate, educate and take decisive action. Based on this, the SSND Central Pacific Province has adopted a Corporate Stance on Gospel Nonviolence and Just Peace. Learn More »



New focus for SSND ministries

November 6, 2019 – The School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) have responded to urgent needs in their communities for 186 years. These needs have evolved into a variety of ministries centered on educating women, children, the poor and communities. As stated in the SSND Constitution, You Are Sent, “Urged by the love of Christ, we choose to express our mission through ministry directed toward education. Responding to varying needs, we engage in a diversity of ministries, specific services through which we work for the enablement of [the] person.” Sisters may no longer manage day-to-day operations in many ministries, yet they continue their sponsorship, leadership and service as the torch is passed to laity who continue to embrace the mission, heritage and charism of SSND. Read More »



Sisters reflect on their time in El Paso, Texas

November 6, 2019 – In the fall of 2018, the Catholic Diocese of El Paso, Texas, asked for volunteers to help with the arrival of immigrants. The School Sisters of Notre Dame answered this call. For over a year, sisters have been going to El Paso to help in any way they can. From cleaning to cooking, organizing, shopping or making phone calls, they are happy to help. Not many of the sisters speak the two common languages - Spanish or Portuguese - that are heard in the centers, yet they continue to volunteer and have a positive impact. Read three reflections of sisters who have volunteered. Read More »



Shalom/UN-NGO News North America

November 1, 2019 – The November issue of Shalom/UN-NGO newsletter is available online. This newsletter is an e-publication of the School Sisters of Notre Dame that provides timely information for reflection and action on priority matters of justice, peace and integrity of creation. Read more about SSND social justice issues.



Sister Mary Donald Miller remembered for service to community

October 23, 2019 – Sister Mary Donald Miller of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Mankato, Minnesota, was called home to God last week. Learn about her incredible impact on Southern Minnesota in the Mankato Free Press’s article: A Life Remembered: Miller founded Good Counsel Learning Center.



Earliest teachers and mentors are vital for success

October 15, 2019 – Frank Bennack discusses how SSND mentorship early in his life, shaped how he thinks about work, in his book, “Leave Something on the Table: And other surprising lessons for success in business and in life.” An excerpt from his early experience with SSND can be read on Thrive Global.



The late Sister Mary Beth Schraml was inducted into Schola Hall of Fame

October 7, 2019 – Loyola Catholic School and The Schola Foundation inducted the late Sister Mary Beth Schraml into the Schola Hall of Fame. The late Sister Mary Beth Schraml was honored for her deep and long-lasting commitment to Loyola Catholic School, Mankato, Minnesota. Read the full article in the Mankato Free Press.



Sister Debra Sciano received the Faithful Servant Award

October 3, 2019 – Sister Debra Sciano received the Faithful Servant Award from the St. Thomas More Lawyers Society of Wisconsin. She was recognized for her dedicated work in Children’s Court for the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office and more recently for her service as a family law mediator.



Insights on Alzheimer’s from long-running Nun Study

October 3, 2019 – The University of Waterloo, in Canada, published “Multilingualism and Dementia Risk: Longitudinal Analysis of the Nun Study,” in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Learn more about the newest study from co-author Dr. Suzanne Tyas.



Diversity awareness month

October 2, 2019 – In October, join the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) in recognizing and honoring diversity awareness month. Since 1833, SSND have committed to helping children and adults from all walks of life reach their fullest potential. Sisters work together to proclaim the good news, directing their entire lives toward that oneness for which Jesus Christ was sent. In March 2020, the Women’s Leadership Luncheons will focus on diversity with topics like, “Developing a culture of diversity and inclusion.” Learn More »



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