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Standing for human dignity and against human trafficking

January 4, 2023 - January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Human trafficking is present in every state and province where the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) live and minister. Pope Francis describes human trafficking as “a crime against humanity” and “a deep and open wound in the body of Christ and in the body of all humanity, which affects each one of us.” Tim Dewane, director of Justice, Peace, & Integrity of Creation, details how the sisters of Central Pacific Province work on the issue of human trafficking utilizing three paths – awareness building, advocacy and engagement. Learn More »

Performing with the St. Louis Symphony

January 4, 2023 – The St. Louis Symphony invited educators from around the country to perform with them on stage. Sister Gail Buckman, SSND, was one of the 100 teachers, representing 64 school districts, chosen for the honor and selected to play first chair clarinet. Sister Gail reflects on her experience performing at the symphony. Read More »

Celebrating Epiphany and creativity!

January 4, 2023 – Sister Lynore Girmscheid reflects on the feast of the Epiphany and the special place it holds in her heart. This year holds particular meaning for her, as she contemplates retirement and taking the opportunity to explore creative activities. Read More »

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Donor Newsletter – enjoy our bi-annual publication featuring stories about sisters, donors and ministries throughout the Central Pacific Province.

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Trust & Dare – learn more about the Central Pacific Province, Province of Africa and the Atlantic-Midwest Province in our annual collaborative publication.

In Mission – don’t miss our annual global SSND publication featuring provinces around the world every October.

General Information Brochure – share this brochure with others in an effort to provide more details about SSND and their mission.

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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, Kenya 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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