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This Lenten Season, the AMSSND Office of Justice, Peace, & Integrity of Creation invites you to participate in a journey of prayer and fasting to focus on the four commit

The Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation Departments of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, Atlantic-Midwest and Central Pacific Provinces, reject President Trump’s emergency declaration as an abuse of executive power.

As a refugee forced to flee from conflict Dr. Mireille Twayigira’s story is one of survival and resilience. She speaks as part of the A part of the Full of Hope Tour
Sisters Mary Goretty Aboge from Gambia, Monika Ulrik from Hungary, Teresinha Dorigon from Brazil and Sharon Kanis from our province recently returned from a two-week seminar in Rome on interculturality.
Sister Margaret Glick and Sister Judith Ring have done it again – created a welcoming haven where love brings everyone together.
Take time to examine your relationship with God this Lenten season using reflection materials provided by Sr. Sandra Weinke, SSND.
It was October 15, 2018, around 3:00 in the afternoon, when a knock was heard at the front door of our SSND Lady of Good Counsel Formation House in Kisumu, Kenya.

Kindness Awards Are ‘Valentines’ from the Holy Angels Community

Sister Margaret Giblin
Sister Margaret Giblin spent decades in Bolivia, but now she is ministering to a Spanish-speaking audience closer to home.

AMSSND is committed to the goal of universal access to clean water. As part of that commitment, our province engages in education and advocacy efforts regarding the spirituality and vitality of water around the world and how to protect it.

“I believe volunteering should be an everyday part of our life experiences,” admits this humble Geri Award winner. “I don’t see what I did as heroic or beyond. I think this is the way we should all think about helping one another, that it should be a part of our life’s work.”

A new study has found that the Tennessee River is among the most polluted in the world, due to a high concentration of microbeads. Microbeads are found in many hygiene products.
For the third consecutive year, the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) has honored a Notre Dame Preparatory School educator for outstanding teaching.
Designated by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and the International Union of Superiors General, the International Day of Prayer for Victims of Human Trafficking invites us to advocacy and remembrance for victims and survivors.
On Feb. 8, we celebrate the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, patron saint of human trafficking survivors, open Get W.I.T.H it to find out more about this "shining advocate of genuine emancipation".
The tale of how Sister Leetta Hammack became a sister involves a tragedy, a dream, and God’s call, all of which add up to a story of hope, excitement and internationality.

Contemplative Prayer Service for the feast day of Josephine Bakhita - Feb 8

Remembering St. Josephine Bakhita, all the Victims of Human trafficking and You 

-by Jean McLoughlin, SSND

On Feb. 8, we celebrate the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, patron saint of human trafficking survivors.

In September, VND sisters welcomed members of The Benedictine Grange, founded by Father John Giuliani in 1978 in Redding, Ct, to Sunday Liturgy. Members are lay, religious, and clergy from Connecticut and New York.

Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. She became renowned for her refusal to change bus seats to allow a white person to sit.