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Lesson from the Holy Land

Standing atop Mt. Tabor, the place of Jesus' transfiguration, Associate Karen Didier was awestruck. "We are all called to the mountaintop to be with Jesus. But we must go down from the mountain and serve the people God puts into our lives."

What Makes Us One - Can We Talk - Can We Listen

Can we move through our visceral reactions and talk across an apparent gulf? Do we have enough openness and curiosity to listen? In the next session of What Makes Us One, we will explore these questions.  On October 22, 9:30-12:00, via Zoom, join us for a morning of virtual learning, reflection, conversation, and sharing of stories and insights, including time in break-out groups.

Listening and Responding to the Cries of the Poor

On Saturday April 9, Southern Ontario Associates, along with friends and family, were privileged to have as guest speaker at our Zoom gathering Sherri Ramirez, the DeMazenod Door Outreach coordinator.

Nine Baltimore Pre-Associates Make First Covenant

On the afternoon of Oct. 24th, the pre-associates, their companions and guests gathered in person in the chapel at Villa Assumpta, with the other associates watching via livestream.  The pre-associates shared individual reflections on passages from You Are Sent.  Sister Sharon Kanis, on behalf of the Provincial Council, accepted the First Covenants and welcomed the newly covenanted associates to the SSND Associate Relationship.

Renewal of Associate Covenants in Southern Ontario

On Saturday morning, October 16, 14 SSND Associates in Southern Ontario renewed their covenant with the School Sisters of Notre Dame in a virtual celebration on Zoom. Also present were Sisters at Notre Dame Convent (NDC) in Waterdown, several others from Southern Ontario and one from Baltimore.