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May 30, 2024
The SSND Guide to Laudato Si’ Commitment focus for June 3-July 21 is Ecological Economics. The following is a short prayer and a sample list of ways to work toward that goal: God of Wisdom, You gifted us with right judgement and courage. Help us to share the earth’s resources fairly and to use them wisely. Stand with us as...Read more
April 17, 2024
Each year on May 9, School Sisters of Notre Dame celebrate the feast day of our foundress, Blessed Theresa of Jesus Gerhardinger, who died on this day in 1879. A woman of faith, longing for the oneness for which Jesus Christ was sent and ever seeking God’s will, Blessed Theresa founded the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Bavaria in...Read more
April 15, 2024
The SSND Guide to Laudato Si’ Commitment focus for April 15-June 2 is Response to Cry of the Earth. The following is a short prayer and a sample list of ways to work toward that goal: Creator God, You fill the earth with life. Lead us to live in harmony with your creation. May we respect all life from the...Read more
March 22, 2024
The School Sisters of Notre Dame Congregational Virtual Prayer Room is now online at: https://gerhardinger.org/virtual-prayer-room/. All are invited to spend some time in this sacred space, which will be available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Visitors to the prayer room can post their intentions, which will be remembered in prayer throughout the month....Read more
March 7, 2024
For 52 weeks a year, School Sisters of Notre Dame and all women religious give public witness to Christ through a diversity of ministerial works such as teaching, pastoral care, health care, retreat and spirituality programs, and a multitude of other outreach efforts. They often work on the frontlines of global change, striving to improve various aspects of society, especially...Read more
March 6, 2024
Dr. Maggie Flanagan, MD, director of the Nun Study at UT Health San Antonio, recently received a $100,000 Rising STARs award from the University of Texas Board of Regents to advance research relating to Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. This is exciting news for the School Sisters of Notre Dame, who have had a particular connection to this work...Read more
February 29, 2024
In response to Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’, School Sisters of Notre Dame are working toward a better future for our Earth in many large and small ways. Here are just a handful: In Sierra Leone, Sister Sarah Tanjo and Sister Vera Owoh are engaging their students in ecological education and action inspired by Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’. At...Read more
January 29, 2024
To “seek” is defined as “an attempt to find (something).” In scripture alone there are multiple uses of the word: in reference to seeking out a resting place (Numbers 10); seeking the good of a people (Esther 10); seeking to dwell in the Lord’s house all the days of my life (Psalm 27); or seeking the kingdom of God (Matthew...Read more
January 5, 2024
The SSND Shalom North America virtual prayer room will be open every Friday from 10 am to 10 pm EST. All are invited to enter this peaceful space to unite for the needs of the world. Click this link to access the prayer room....Read more
December 18, 2023
The SSND North American Vocation Team (NAVT) is ready for the New Year! Several opportunities are planned to connect young adults with SSND and SSND with young adults, as this is the demographic most likely to be in a stage of discerning their vocation in life. Please help us promote the following events to young adults within your circle of...Read more

News

May 30, 2024
The SSND Guide to Laudato Si’ Commitment focus for June 3-July 21 is Ecological Economics. The following is a short prayer and a sample list of ways to work toward that goal: God of Wisdom, You gifted us with right judgement and courage. Help us to share the earth’s resources fairly and to use them wisely. Stand with us as...Read more
April 17, 2024
Each year on May 9, School Sisters of Notre Dame celebrate the feast day of our foundress, Blessed Theresa of Jesus Gerhardinger, who died on this day in 1879. A woman of faith, longing for the oneness for which Jesus Christ was sent and ever seeking God’s will, Blessed Theresa founded the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Bavaria in...Read more
April 15, 2024
The SSND Guide to Laudato Si’ Commitment focus for April 15-June 2 is Response to Cry of the Earth. The following is a short prayer and a sample list of ways to work toward that goal: Creator God, You fill the earth with life. Lead us to live in harmony with your creation. May we respect all life from the...Read more
March 22, 2024
The School Sisters of Notre Dame Congregational Virtual Prayer Room is now online at: https://gerhardinger.org/virtual-prayer-room/. All are invited to spend some time in this sacred space, which will be available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Visitors to the prayer room can post their intentions, which will be remembered in prayer throughout the month....Read more
March 7, 2024
For 52 weeks a year, School Sisters of Notre Dame and all women religious give public witness to Christ through a diversity of ministerial works such as teaching, pastoral care, health care, retreat and spirituality programs, and a multitude of other outreach efforts. They often work on the frontlines of global change, striving to improve various aspects of society, especially...Read more
March 6, 2024
Dr. Maggie Flanagan, MD, director of the Nun Study at UT Health San Antonio, recently received a $100,000 Rising STARs award from the University of Texas Board of Regents to advance research relating to Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. This is exciting news for the School Sisters of Notre Dame, who have had a particular connection to this work...Read more
February 29, 2024
In response to Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’, School Sisters of Notre Dame are working toward a better future for our Earth in many large and small ways. Here are just a handful: In Sierra Leone, Sister Sarah Tanjo and Sister Vera Owoh are engaging their students in ecological education and action inspired by Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’. At...Read more
January 29, 2024
To “seek” is defined as “an attempt to find (something).” In scripture alone there are multiple uses of the word: in reference to seeking out a resting place (Numbers 10); seeking the good of a people (Esther 10); seeking to dwell in the Lord’s house all the days of my life (Psalm 27); or seeking the kingdom of God (Matthew...Read more
January 5, 2024
The SSND Shalom North America virtual prayer room will be open every Friday from 10 am to 10 pm EST. All are invited to enter this peaceful space to unite for the needs of the world. Click this link to access the prayer room....Read more
December 18, 2023
The SSND North American Vocation Team (NAVT) is ready for the New Year! Several opportunities are planned to connect young adults with SSND and SSND with young adults, as this is the demographic most likely to be in a stage of discerning their vocation in life. Please help us promote the following events to young adults within your circle of...Read more