Staying positive during COVID-19

April 1, 2020 – The School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province are praying and acting to slow the spread of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). We pray for all who suffer, for our leaders, our healthcare providers and all working to end this pandemic With the ever-changing news and concerns around COVID-19, sisters are taking every precaution to protect themselves and the essential lay staff who work with them. Read more...



Easter: faith, hope and charity

April 1, 2020 – Easter this year is April 12, 2020, which is the date of my twin sister’s and my baptism. We were born March 29, Palm Sunday that year, just before midnight, at home weighing in at less than eight pounds, together. I find it interesting and an act of God that I was asked to share a reflection at this time! Read more...



Honoring Earth every day

April 1, 2020 – The School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) have a history of caring for creation even before it was in the forefront of the daily news and before the ecological crisis had reached the tipping point. One of the two “urgent needs” embraced during the SSND 2018 Assembly of the Whole was Care of Creation; consequently, our efforts to focus on creation care will continue with increased energy and motivation as we move into a challenging future. Learn more...



Shalom/UN-NGO News North America

April 1, 2020 – The April 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. Read more about SSND social justice issues.



SSND works to raise human rights across supply chains

March 17, 2020 – The Catholic Sun’s article, “Human rights across supply chains raise shareholder concerns,” discusses SSND’s work to raise human rights across supply chains. View the full article.



Sister Margaret Ellen Traxler called us to do more

March 4, 2020 – The School Sisters of Notre Dame live out diversity and the struggle for peace and unity by breaking down the barriers many face by being different, by ensuring access to the same rights and privileges as everyone else. One example of a champion for diversity was Sister Margaret Ellen Traxler, who lived her life in pursuit of inclusivity and equality for all. Sister Donna Quinn, a friend of Sister Margaret Ellen, proclaimed, “She called us to do more, to know that people were suffering and hurting.” Read more...



Sisters reflect on their journey in Japan

March 4, 2020 – Interculturality, or the interaction of people from different cultural backgrounds, is a very important aspect of living as a School Sister of Notre Dame (SSND). The congregation is spread throughout the world, so sisters have the opportunity to experience different cultures during their lifetime. One recent opportunity was for sisters to teach intensive English in Kyoto, Japan. Sisters Mary Warner and Linda Bos volunteered. “I am not the same person I was before my experience in the Japanese Language Program; I hope people will choose to participate in an opportunity to learn more about another part of the world,” states Sister Mary.Learn more...



At our doorstep

March 4, 2020 – There are thousands of individuals and families fleeing violence, oppression and poverty in South America. Along the United States border in Mexico, many people find themselves living on the streets and in shelters. These individuals living on the border are trying to enter the United States through border stations, in hopes of legally applying for asylum. Tim Dewane, director of the Central Pacific Province Shalom-JPIC, reflects on his experiences in Mexico, “These moments were a great reminder that at the end of the day, people are people, regardless of the lines we draw throughout the world.” Read more...



Shalom/UN-NGO News North America

March 1, 2020 – The March 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 Ann Osborne was featured in Mankato Life

February 28, 2020 – Sister Mary Ann Osborne was featured in Mankato Life’s “Crafting Peace and Hope.” Read the article in Mankato Life.



ReEchoes Spring 2020 Newsletter

February 20, 2020 – The spring issue of ReEchoes is available online. ReEchoes is a biannual Good Counsel Academy Alumnae publication for Our Lady of Good Counsel Academy. Good Counsel Academy was part of Mankato’s educational tradition from 1912 until it closed in 1980. The association continues to be active and provides a connection for alumnae, faculty and friends. Download the spring issue of ReEchoes.



Embracing diversity through creativity

February 5, 2020 – 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. Read more...



Drawn into a moment in history: the transformation of Sister Marie LeClerc Laux

February 5, 2020 – 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. Learn more...



Taking on the mind of Christ

February 5, 2020 – 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.” Read more...



Shalom/UN-NGO News North America

February 1, 2020 – The February 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.



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