SSND Founded Schools and Co-Sponsored Ministries

Founded in 1833 with the belief that education of girls is the foundation for a healthy society, the School Sisters of Notre Dame in the Atlantic Midwest Province continues
to sponsor young people's education.

Middle and High Schools

Sponsored Ministries

  • Academy of the Holy Angels
  • Institute of Notre Dame
    • Founded by Blessed Theresa in 1847; was a college preparatory school for young women in Baltimore, MD until 2020
  • Notre Dame Preparatory School

Co-Sponsored Ministries

University

The SSNDs established College of Notre Dame of Maryland in 1895 as the first Catholic college for women in the United States to award the four-year baccalaureate degree. Learn more about Notre Dame of Maryland University's undergraduate and graduate programs for women (and men) in Baltimore, MD at https://www.ndm.edu

Notre Dame Preparatory School

The Notre Dame Preparatory School community was thrilled to welcome General Council member Sister Carolyn Anyega, SSND, to the school on Monday, April 11.
The Notre Dame Preparatory School community was thrilled to welcome General Council member Sister Carolyn Anyega, SSND, to the school on Monday, April 11.
NDP Students
At Notre Dame Prep, four members of the Class of 2022 received 2021 National Merit Scholarship Recognition as Commended Scholars!

Academy of the Holy Angels

The Students Against Destructive Decisions group from the Academy of the Holy Angels hosted Ghost Day on March 29. Several SADD members dressed in black and remained silent for the day to honor those lost to destructive decisions.
“The best version of the world starts with the best version of me,” psychologist Dr. Linda Terry told the Academy of the Holy Angels on Awareness Day, an annual observance at AHA. Her keynote speech, “Me vs. My Anxiety,” was a highlight of this year’s exploration of multi-dimensional wellness.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is affecting citizens in many nations, including two AHA students who recognize that peace cannot wait. Nicole Yakubov and Alexis Mysliwiec, founders of AHA’s Slavic-Baltic Cultural Society, stepped up during International Week, leading the school community in moving...

Notre Dame of Maryland

Sister Therese Marie Dougherty and Evelyn Spratt, Director of the Morrissy Honors Program at Notre Dame of Maryland University, led two Morrissy Honors students on an SSND Heritage tour May 23-30. Following in the footsteps of Blessed Theresa and Mother Caroline, the participants read relevant...
We are each on our own spiritual journey, but we have a shared spirit that goes beyond our faith. At an Associate gathering this year, Baltimore Associate Carla Hobson shared the following reflection.
NDMU Students
As part of MAP (SSND Mission Awareness Process) Notre Dame of Maryland University students, Allison, Johnitta, Bria, along with Sister Linda Stilling, traveled to Connecticut for a week of Service Learning at the Caroline House!