Institute of Notre Dame
The Institute of Notre Dame was a Catholic college preparatory high school for girls in downtown Baltimore, Maryland. The school was the first girls' school founded in North America by the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1847. It was one of the few places in North America where the congregation's Foundress, Blessed Theresa Gerhardinger, lived. It also long served as a motherhouse for Sisters entering SSND formation. The school closed as of June 30th, 2020.
Students From an SSND School in Japan Visit the first SSND School in America, the Institute of Notre Dame
What an exciting day!
IND, one of our sponsored ministries, had the pleasure of a visit from their SSND international sister-school from Kyoto, Japan on March 8.
Forty years after most schools have left Baltimore for the suburbs, the Institute of Notre Dame (IND) remains where Blessed Mother Theresa Gerhardinger, the School Sisters of Notre Dame’s foundress, established it more than 167 years ago: in East Baltimore, two blocks from the world-renowned John