The SSND and the 19th Amendment

By: Michele Levandoski, Archivist, School Sisters of Notre Dame North American Archives The women’s suffrage movement began in the mid-19th century and for more than 70 years, American women lectured, wrote, marched, lobbied and practiced civil disobedience, including imprisonment, in an attempt to achieve the right to vote. By the early 20th century, many states had given women either full …

Feast Day of Blessed Theresa

On May 9, we celebrate the Feast Day of Blessed Theresa Gerhardinger (1797-1879), foundress of the School Sisters of Notre Dame. Download a prayer for Blessed Theresa’s Feast Day. Read “Today in the Congregation, past, and present” post on this Feast Day. Greetings from around the world!    

SSND Collaborative Leadership Meeting April 3-5, 2019

The Provincial Councils of the Province of Africa (AF) and the Atlantic-Midwest (AM) and the Central Pacific (CP) provinces met on April 3-5, 2019 in St. Louis Missouri, at Sancta Maria in Ripa for their biannual Collaborative Leadership meeting. The group welcomed the presence of S. Carolyn Anyega and S. Martina Radez who represented the General Council. S. Carolyn and …

Election Results for the Province of Africa

We are grateful for the Spirit’s presence and the generosity of the sisters of the Province of Africa throughout the election process. The election results are: Sister Rosemary Oyin-oza Asishana – Provincial Leader Sister Dawida Krzempek – Provincial Councilor, Vicar Sister Antoinette Cornelius – Provincial Councilor The sisters of the province thank you for your prayerful support during this sacred …