About Us

The School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) are an international congregation of women religious with nearly 2,300 members. Founded in 1833 by Blessed Theresa of Jesus Gerhardinger in Bavaria, SSND now live and minister in 30 countries spanning five continents and continue to “share in Christ’s mission to proclaim the good news of God’s reign.”

With the Generalate in Rome, Italy, SSND are organized through 10 provinces. This site supports three provinces: the Province of Africa, the Atlantic-Midwest Province and the Central Pacific Province. For information about all the SSND provinces, please visit gerhardinger.org.