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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...

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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 57 dioceses, 21 states, the U.S. territory of Guam, Austria, Italy, Japan and Nepal. 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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