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June 5 is World Environment Day. We invite you to take some time to consider the U.S. border issue with an ecological lens.
A few weeks before their graduation from the Academy of the Holy Angels, four seniors became the first AHA students to visit the micro lab at Columbia University.
Academy of the Holy Angels juniors Camila Correa and Katherine Gazzini seized the opportunity when AHA Social Studies Department Chair Gail Fair told them about the 2019 Model Congress.
The young mothers come four days a week to the inviting banana-yellow Victorian house deep in the East Side of Bridgeport. With them, they bring their children and their dreams for a better life. Welcome to Caroline House!
Learn how our partnership with Beyond Borders Haiti is helping to keep children safe from restavèk slavery and a fun way to support the cause!
"Probably the most life-changing event for me was being involved in the New York Marathons over 34 years....In all, I ran 34 New York Marathons and two in Boston."
Breathe on us, O Spirit of Fire. Consume us, O Spirit of Love. Descend on us, O Spirit of Power. Visit us, O Spirit of God.
What if God is changing the way things work right in front of us, and we're not paying attention? What if we're missing the moment we're in and the opportunities of the current time because we are too fixed on the way things were in the past?
A goal of the Human Trafficking Committee is to provide Sisters, Associates, and friends of the School Sisters of Notre Dame with opportunities for prayer and education about this form of modern day slavery. This week we share "An Educational Evening" by Sister Joan Pikiell and "Reflections on Integral Ecology" by Sister Kay O’Connell.
Perhaps the easiest way to add vegetables to your daily meals is to make and eat soup. You can have several bowls of soup filled with veggies each day and you’ll be filled.
Sister Mary Ann Tantalo
On July 16, 1947, Mary Ann became Sister Mary Prudentius, a name she had requested in honor of her beloved grandmother. She was professed on August 3, 1948, and missioned to St. Rita School in Brooklyn.
Reflections on Integral Ecology by Sister Kay O’Connell We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. WE ARE SPIRITUAL BEINGS
Budding Artists Showcase Their Talent
Black-and-white and color pencil drawings made by first-year art students at Academy of the Holy Angels are currently on display in the Academy’s main lobby.
An adventurous group of students recently spent a week in the United Kingdom at Oxford University’s Pembroke College and immersed themselves in a “bespoke” course that was tailor-made for them.
In 1988, Sister Mary Heather MacKinnon, SSND, created a theological education program for leaders in Catholic education for the Halton Roman Catholic School Board (HCDSB). This program is called TEL (Theological Education for Leadership).
The SSND Maryland Celebration event drew 300 people. Thanks to generous donors who sponsored tickets for the Sisters, more than 70 of them were able to attend. 
"Being at a loss for words to express what I wanted to say in this article, I again return to a piece by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés titled 'We Were Made for These Times.'" We need to believe what she suggests." Encouraging words for these times by Sister Jeanne Wingenter, SSND, Central Pacific Province, Shalom-JPIC.
School Sisters of Notre Dame have been involved with immigrants since our arrival in North America when we set out to educate German immigrant children in several East Coast cities. Learn more about our commitments to action here!
Sister Julita taught first-grade students for thirty-one years! Always very devoted to small children, Julita authored two publications for them, "The Poor Little Rich Man" and "The Little Flower of Jesus."