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Blog Entries - December 2014

Sr. Maria Francine wins Presidents' Award

Posted on: December 31, 2014 2:00 pm
Tags: Hispanic ministry,

Congratulations to Sr. Maria Francine Stacy! Sr. Maria Francine was awarded the Dayton Hispanic Chamber Presidents' Award at the December 5 Fiesta 2014 Celebration.

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January 2015 Partner Spotlight: Marlene Lutkenhoff

Posted on: December 31, 2014 2:00 pm
Tags: Spotlight,

"Being involved with the Sisters of Notre Dame is such a rewarding experience. The Associate program was mentioned at a retreat I attended several years ago at the Heights. When I heard about it I was immediately intrigued. I enjoyed learning about the Sisters and all the good works they do at the local and international level. ..." 

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Movie Night for Young Adults

Posted on: December 31, 2014 11:00 am

Need to give yourself a New Year’s gift? Join us on January 9 for the movie I AM, some reflection, and fellowship!

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Christmas Liturgy at St. Joseph Heights

Posted on: December 22, 2014 8:00 am
All are welcome to celebrate the 2014 Christmas Liturgy with the Sisters of Notre Dame.
 
Christmas Mass times at St. Joseph Heights Chapel
Christmas Eve:
7:40 p.m. Musical Prelude
8:00 p.m. Mass
 
Christmas Day:
11:00 a.m. Mass
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Advent Prayer: Week Four

Posted on: December 21, 2014 8:00 am
Tags: Advent,

Week Four Advent Prayer: RECEIVING

It is true that the human heart opens to those who open their hearts in return. This is the embrace of being loved-to receive another as that person truly is, without qualifications or conditions. This is the miracle and mystery of Advent-to open the human heart and embrace the Lord, to know that our invitation has been accepted and is now achieved.

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We Pray Wednesday: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Posted on: December 17, 2014 2:00 pm
Tags: We pray wednesday,

Today we pray for all those who have given a Christmas gift to benefit the mission and ministries of the Sisters of Notre Dame. We pray for all those who, through their generosity, have been Jesus for others. 

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Advent Prayer: Week Three

Posted on: December 14, 2014 9:00 am
Tags: Advent,

Week Three Advent Prayer: AWAITING

The nearer we come to Christmas, the more intense becomes our waiting; the more we are on the alert for signs of Christ’s presence. Think back: where have we experienced peace or challenge in our life this past week? Was Christ there AWAITING our response?

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We Pray Wednesday: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Posted on: December 10, 2014 2:00 pm
Tags: We pray wednesday,

Today, we pray that we may find and use opportunities to be gift-givers. This could include helping a family with school tuition, surprising a neighbor with a batch of cookies, or simply letting somebody know that you are thinking of them. 

Just listen, God will tell you what to do.

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Sr. Mary Juliet's Final Vows

Posted on: December 10, 2014 12:00 pm
Tags: Uganda,

Sr. Mary Juliet professed her final vows with the Sisters of Notre Dame on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 in Mpala, Uganda.

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Advent Prayer: Week Two

Posted on: December 7, 2014 1:00 pm
Tags: Advent,
Week Two Advent Prayer: EXPECTING We are an expectant, EXPECTING people. When we expect someone we love, we prepare ourselves for that person’s arrival. Our thoughts are on that person; our hearts are filled with hope and expectation. We are EXPECTING read more …

Advent Prayer: Week One

Posted on: December 1, 2014 4:00 pm
Tags: Advent
Week One Advent Prayer: INVITING In Advent, we INVITE the Lord to share our lives more deeply. We try to recognize and remove whatever clogs our hearts from being receptive to His graces. We try to silence our hearts from the worries and concerns that bog us read more …

December 2014 Partner Spotlight: Judy Parsons

Posted on: December 1, 2014 4:00 pm
Tags: Spotlight,

"God’s missions for us are many and varied. Through the SND Associates Program, we help take Christ to others. This takes many forms and is truly a blessing for the Associates, as well as for those we serve..."

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