Africa, Asia, North America


Believing in God’s love for all people and desiring to witness to that love, we respond to the urgent needs of our times.


Year of Consecrated Life - Our Vocation Stories

I want to say one word to you and this word is ‘joy.’ Wherever there are consecrated people, seminarians, men and women religious, young people, there is joy, there is always joy!”

Pope Francis

We are celebrating the joy of consecrated life with the vocation stories of our own School Sisters of Notre Dame, who will share their call to religious life in word, music and art, we are posting them during the Year of Consecrated Life.

Giving God a chance

Repeated requests
Unity in diversity

Three sisters – three stories
A cookie connection
Faith, prayer, example

Lion hunting in Africa
A gentle call
God’s Love to Share

Addressing injustices
A choice becomes a call
An Early Call 
Born into a Notre Dame family
Bearer of hope and presence
of Jesus
Ahead of her time

Experiencing God’s love
Sister Lucy Nigh
Giving and receiving in turn

A need to work for the Lord


Inspired by adventure
Celebrating creation in all its beauty (2-17-15)
Sister Paula Dukehart
Energy, passion to share

Sister Mary Ann Osborne
Noticing God's presence

Start with your heart

Mary Alyce Lach, SSND
Playing into God's plan


Transformed by love
Sister Bernadette Amimi, SSND
Touched by the SSND spirit

A prayer answered -
three times

Sister Joan Mukhwana
A call to be more 
Sister MarieClare Powell
The powerful presence of rivers (12-15-14)


Transforming the world through education