Our Sisters

School Sisters of Notre Dame continue to live the vision of Foundress Blessed Theresa Gerhardinger in a variety of ways. Below our Sisters share stories of their work and ministry.

We go forth daily in the spirit of Mother Theresa, remembering her words: "Poor and abandoned, we began the work of God in supernatural faith and confidence... let us continue to serve the Triune God all our Lives with Joy."

YAS - the constitution of the School Sisters of Notre Dame

Sisters in the News

Sunday, May 15, 2022 marked the end of a type of trilogy: Three Sisters celebrated 100 years of birth in May in Ozanam Hall in Queens, NY. In May 2000, Sister Rosalita McNamee celebrated her 100th birthday. In May 2001 Sister Aveline Smith achieved 100 years. This year, Sister Marguerite Bunter...
There was a retirement celebration for Sister Sharon Shear at Notre Dame of Maryland University on May 11. Sister Kathleen Feeley shared her reflection on the contributions Sister Sharon made during her 34 years at "the College."
Kate Dannals, the councilor at Our Lady of Hope/St. Luke's School in Dundalk, MD, wanted to show her appreciation for the school's principal, Sister Irene Pryle, SSND. A talented quilter, Kate decided to craft something that honored Sister Irene's SSND roots and her love of the school.
  • Jubilarians

    Celebrating Jubilee!

    Each year, we honor and celebrate our sister Jubilarians. Jubilee is a special time to rejoice with our Sisters as they celebrate their 25, 40, 50, 60, 70, 75, or 80 years of faithful love and service to God.

    Jubilarians