We invite you to browse through the many publications offered by the School Sisters of Notre Dame.

You can download a pdf of any of our publications by clicking the links below.

If you would like us to send the printed publication, please fill out our Publications Order Form.

Newsletters & Magazines

(click image below to view and download pdf or click here to request a printed copy)

Trust & Dare (2017) Publication for family, friends and benefactors of the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Africa, Asia and North America.

Star Newsletter for Students (2017) – Order online here. Annual newsletter for students (upper elementary through about 10th grade) includes articles about SSNDs and students to promote greater understanding of religious life and showcase how the students’ peers around the world have the same influences and inspiration because of School Sisters of Notre Dame.

Shalom News North America (October) – an e-publication of the School Sisters of Notre Dame that provides timely information for reflection and action on priority matters of justice, peace, and integrity of creation.

Good News From Africa (Fall 2016)

Prayer Cards


International Solidarity Reflections are monthly prayer reflections focused on a variety of justice themes that are used by the entire global congregation.
Star bookmark (at left) with a Prayer for Vocations (también en español)
Human Trafficking – Prayer/Resource Card
In Solidarity with All Creation – Prayer/Resource Card
En Solidaridad con Toda la Creación
Earth Charter-Theological Reflection Resources
Our Relationship with the Environment: The Need for Conversion

SSND History

Mary Theresa of Jesus Gerhardinger: A Woman Led by the Lord

Mother M. Caroline Friess: American Pioneer
(biography by Sister Mary Luke Baldwin, SSND)

For Children

Caroline’s Dream (an animated biography of Blessed Theresa Gerhardinger by Sister Mary Magdalen Nomoto, translated by Sister Maureen Brinker)

Stories for Reflection and Prayer

These stories can be used at the beginning of board or faculty/staff meetings to provide ongoing education. Each story illustrates SSND values, comes with questions for reflection and sharing, and prayer petitions. The entire process is designed to take 15-20 minutes.

Explosion on the Mississippi
Blessed Theresa is called to America
Sister Caroline Arrives in New York City
Visit to Sisters behind the Iron Curtain