Spirituality and Prayer

"Prayer is true heavenly food and nourishment for the soul, which will starve without it. It is a remedy for the sick who desire to recover again, joy for the afflicted, strength for the weak, medicine for sinners, delight for the just, mutual support for the entire church.”


Pray With Us

The year 2023 brings the 190th anniversary of Mother Theresa founding the School Sisters of Notre Dame. If she were with us, she might echo Mary’s question to the angel: ‘How can this be?’
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, favored child and Lily of the Mohawks, I come to seek your intercession in my present need.

In Memoriam

Sister Mariella McMillan
Sister Mariella loved people and helping them shine, a student wrote of her "You simply made learning fun which is so important for the development of any child." At her service, Sister Lorraine Burns spoke of Mariella’s 76 years as an SSND ending with words from You Are Sent that Mariella had...
Sister Mary Henry Gadsby
In keeping with the loving spirit that Sister Henry fostered in her many years of service, Sister was nominated by the Archdiocese of Newark for the NCEA Distinguished Principal Award. Part of John Street in Secaucus was named for her on Arbor Day in 2001. And in 1998, the Jubilee medal Pro Meritus...
S Ellen Fitzsimmons Photo
After a teaching and administration in numerous schools, Sister Ellen volunteered to experience the life of migrants who were working near Warwick, New York (1987). Later, she shared “The contrast between the beautiful, fertile farmlands, and the hard labor and poor dwellings of the migrant workers...