Celebrate sisters throughout March

Sister Anna Marie Reha’s Facebook profile shows an example of what the Facebook profile photo frame looks like.
Sister Anna Marie Reha’s Facebook profile
shows an example of what the Facebook
profile photo frame looks like.

Join the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) celebrating sisters during the month of March in conjunction with National Catholic Sisters Week (March 8-14). SSND will be sharing stories from sisters, associates and lay people, who actively fight injustice in the St. Louis community, on social media and with a billboard campaign in collaboration with the Communicators of St. Louis Sisters (CSLS).

If you have worked with, or been impacted by SSNDs, you are invited to join the conversation and share your stories by using the hashtag #StandWithSisters on Facebook and Twitter throughout the month of March. You can find and share important messages from St. Louis sister congregations on our Facebook page. You can also use the Facebook profile photo frame that says #StandWithSisters (instructions on how to do this below) to show your support. The full campaign and more details can be found on the CSLS website.

Billboard campaign

If you are in the St. Louis metro area, you will see five billboards posted throughout the month of March celebrating sisters and their work. These billboards will carry a variety of messages including:

“We stand with IMMIGRANTS.”
“We stand for THE EARTH.”
“We stand against RACISM.”
“We stand against OPPRESSION.”

The billboard messages will encourage you to check out the hashtag #StandWithSisters and engage with us on social media.

How to get involved

  • Share your story on Facebook or Twitter of how you stand with sisters and include the hashtag #StandWithSisters in your posts.
  • We have created a Facebook profile photo frame for supporters to use throughout the month. Find the #StandWithSisters frame and add it to your profile picture.
    • Go to your Facebook page and click “update” on your profile picture.
    • Click on “Add Frame.”
    • Search for “Stand with Sisters” and select the frame from the menu.
    • Click “Use as Profile Picture” to save.
  • Like and share #StandWithSisters posts with your friends to help them reach a wider audience.
 
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  • Life as I know it in Eggenburg Sister Jean Greenwald reflects upon her time teaching immigrants and refugees English in Eggenburg, Austria. She and Sister Helen Plum will be there at least one year to help refugees assimilate into Austrian culture. Sister Jean explains their daily situation in Eggenburg.
  • Sister furthers SSND mission in Nepal Sister Barbara Soete’s work in Bandipur, Nepal, transcends cultural, religious and gender boundaries. She and other School Sisters of Notre Dame from Japan and the United States teach students at SSND’s school there to give children the skills they need to reach their full potential.
 

Want to learn more?

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320 East Ripa Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63125

Phone: 314-561-4100

info@ssndcp.org

 

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