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Sisters’ presence in Huntington parish ends after 150 years

September 20, 2018 – For a century and a half, the School Sisters of Notre Dame have served SS. Peter and Paul Parish in Huntington. On Sunday, Sept. 16, the parish celebrated that legacy with a Mass and a reception in the sisters’ honor. The sisters’ presence in Huntington will come to an end in November with the retirements of Sister Miriam Therese Gill and Sister Loretta Bauer, as they leave for the SSND retirement community in Elm Grove, Wisconsin. Read more about the sisters’ 150 years of service in Today’s Catholic.

Cross planting ministry honors migrants who died in the desert

September 14, 2018 – Recently, SSNDs and a diverse group of local individuals, near the Sonoran Desert, on the US-Mexico border began a ministry called 'Pilgrimage of Remembrance.' The ministry conducts bimonthly trips into the desert to plant handmade crosses near the sites of migrant deaths in Cochise County, Arizona. Check out the article in the Herald/Review of Sierra Vista, Arizona, to learn more about how the ministry educates people about the U.S.-Mexico border and honors the lives of the departed. To learn more about the cross planting ministry, visit the Pilgrimage of Remembrance webpage.

SSND Sisters in Japan send update after Typhoon Jebi

September 7, 2018 – SSND sisters in Japan have reported they are fine after Typhoon Jebi struck earlier this week and from this morning's earthquake that shook Hokkaido Island. Minor damage occurred to homes and schools, and a few people sustained injuries from broken glass and falling objects. The earthquake paralyzed the northern island of Japan, and SSND sisters are located in the southern central island.


Please continue to pray for all who have suffered from these, and other natural disasters here in our country and around the world.

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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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