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Urban spelunking: Last look inside Elm Grove convent before apartment project

September 12, 2023 – When you drive through Elm Grove, Wisconsin, it is hard to miss the impressive Notre Dame Hall that was designed by architect Eugene Liebert in 1898 for the School Sisters of Notre Dame. This article takes you through the historic building before it is converted into apartments. Read More

Women’s Leadership Luncheon

September 6, 2023 – We are excited to announce the annual School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) Women’s Leadership Luncheon! Every year in March, SSND holds luncheons across the Central Pacific Province in Dallas, Milwaukee, St. Louis and St. Paul, Minnesota. The focus of the 2024 Women’s Leadership Luncheon celebrates the theme Women as Peacemakers in a Fractured World of Violence. We will share the impact peacemakers are making in our communities and how the work they are doing is inspiring others to do the same.
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Mission in full circle

September 6, 2023 – When Sister Marion Welter was recently at St. Francis Hospital in Shakopee, Minnesota, she met Dr. Edwin Bogonko. Dr. Bogonko grew up in Kisii, Kenya, and remembered fondly when SSND brought a school to his village. As a result of that meeting, a recent lunch was held at Benedictine Living Center, Shakopee, with Dr. Bogonko and SSND, including Sister Maris Simon, one of the first four sisters who went to Kisii in 1974.
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The School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province is part of an international community of women religious whose mission is to proclaim the good news, directing their entire lives toward that oneness for which Jesus Christ was sent. The sisters live and minister in 47 dioceses, 22 states, Ghana, Guam, Italy, Japan and Kenya. They continue the sacred work of their foundress, Blessed Theresa of Jesus Gerhardinger, to transform the world through education, giving special emphasis to women, young people and those who are poor.

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