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Musician Erin Choi has a singular quest: She wants to connect people to Korean culture through the gayageum, a zither-like string instrument.
Notre Dame Preparatory School was named for the ninth consecutive year among The Baltimore Sun's Top Workplaces.
During the season of Advent, the JPIC office and the province Haiti committee are grateful for successful collaborative efforts that have shone light on the people of Haiti who so often feel invisible.

The Generalate has prepared an Advent prayer calendar asking for prayers for specific intentions each day leading up to Christmas.

Public reminded to reach out to seniors living in care homes or living alone over the holidays.
YOU DID IT! Because of your generosity we exceeded our Giving Tuesday goal! And because of the dollar-for-dollar match from an anonymous donor, 72 families will receive new water catchment systems in Lagonav, Haiti.
December holds a number of significant dates for migrants, and we have created materials to help you honor the days by standing in solidarity with migrants and refugees.
SSND and Beyond Borders are working to help build water catchment systems so that these amazing families can use this water for their families, their farm animals and to help grow gardens.
We give God praise and thanks for all we have received and pray in gratitude for the abundant blessings bestowed upon us, our family, friends and congregation. 
During Native American Heritage Month, we invite you to read and reflect on our latest Just Act, "Human Trafficking and Historical Trauma in Indigenous Communities."
“May the Lord of the vineyard give growth so that what his love has called into being may bear blessed fruit in its time.” (Bl. Theresa Gerhardinger, Letter 3339, March 15, 1862)
Congratulations to the following organizations, which have received Gospel Fund grants to support their missions...

International Migrants Day will be celebrated on December 18th. Please check back closer to that date for our prayer service.

In Mexico in 1531, Spanish forces had violently taken over the land and oppressed the indigenous people there. It is in this context that the Blessed Mother appeared and chose a poor, indigenous man to bring her message of compassion and peace to his nation and all the world.
During Native American Heritage Month, we invite you to read and reflect on our latest Just Act, "Human Trafficking and Historical Trauma in Indigenous Communities." Take time to celebrate and honor the heritage of Indigenous peoples by taking action from our suggested list.
This year, this Foundation Day – with all that is going on here in this country and in so many places around the world, with all that is going on in our lives in this precious local community – it may be good for us to reflect on two simple questions...
Please remember to use your Voter Voice to urge your Senators to bring the Dream Act of 2019 (S.874) to the floor for a vote! This bipartisan bill will ensure that the Dreamers in our communities will be safe, stable, and able to flourish.
Sister Marie Dolores
Sister Marie Dolores is one of 11 siblings born in Buffalo, N.Y. Of the 11, Sister Marie Dolores, four of her sisters, and one brother entered religious life, with all five sisters becoming SSNDs!
November is National Native American Heritage Month. It's a time to recognize the many sacrifices, contributions and achievements of Native American people, as well as celebrate their rich and vibrant cultures.