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Celebrating Catholic Sisters Week

March 7, 2023 – Catholic Sisters Week (CSW) takes place March 8-14 annually and shines a light on the spirituality, mission and community building of women religious around the world. It is a chance to recognize all that sisters are and do, with the hope that as more young women learn about Catholic sisters, they will choose to explore religious life and even hear God’s call to it. There are so many ways you can celebrate the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) and their contributions to communities all over the globe. Celebrate SSND >>

Whole Kids Outreach becomes an affiliated ministry of SSND

March 7, 2023 – For 23 years, Whole Kids Outreach (WKO) has worked with School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) and now it is official! Last year, WKO became an Affiliated Ministry of the Central Pacific province. WKO, the faith-based, community-oriented nonprofit sits on a 10-acre farm in Ellington, Missouri, and delivers child abuse and neglect prevention services to about 500 families a year in an 11-county area of Southeast Missouri through an array of home visiting services and child-centered programs, like the beloved Camp Whole Kids. Sister Anne Francioni, SSND, shares the special work of Whole Kids Outreach. Read More >>

Women’s Leadership Luncheons continue to inspire

March 7, 2023 – The Women’s Leadership Luncheon provides an inspiring and empowering atmosphere for women in St. Paul, Minnesota, St. Louis, Dallas and Milwaukee to recognize her own potential in becoming a leader. Over the course of the last 23 years, SSND continue to grow the Women’s Leadership Luncheons, celebrating the accomplishments of women in leadership and to work together to create a better future for women. Discover More >>

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

eNewsletter Archives – read our monthly email sharing news, reflections and event information and sign-up to receive the eNewsletter.

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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Read our Donor Newsletter, our twice-yearly publication providing stories about sisters, donors and ministries throughout the Central Pacific Province.

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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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