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Blog Entries - February 2017

Do I need a vacation? No, I need a retreat!

Posted on: February 22, 2017 4:00 pm
Tags: Blog, Retreats,

by Jenni Crowley-Albu

As a young adult, our lives are busy:  Busy with work, school, family, children, friends, home… the list goes on and on.  It’s easy to get caught up in the “busyness” and forget to take time to slow things down for reflection and reconnection with your innermost beliefs and thoughts.

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What does Lent mean?

Posted on: February 22, 2017 12:00 pm
Tags: Blog,

by Sr. Mary Margaret Agnes Hemmerle

Here we are at the beginning of the happy times of Lent, yes I did say “happy.” Happy because it is a season, six weeks long, when we happily embrace the time of coming closer to Christ, to God, to the One who compassionately and lovingly gave His life that we might have life in abundance.

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Falling for SND-USA

Posted on: February 21, 2017 1:10 pm
Tags: Sndusa, Blog,

by Sr. Mary Margaret Droege

For two years or more, we Sisters of Notre Dame have been hearing about “SND-USA.”  Each area of our life is being reviewed as the four SND provinces in the USA prepare to become one by 2020.  Committees consider provincial policies and procedures and there have been opportunities for the sisters to meet one another through retreats, conferences, renewals, and jubilee celebrations.  But some of us have really taken this with great gusto.  I literally “fell for SND-USA.”

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2017 Pancake Breakfast

Posted on: February 20, 2017 12:00 pm
Tags: Uganda,

Thank you to everyone who came out on February 19 for the 21st Annual Uganda Mission Pancake Breakfast. A big thanks, as well, to the Ludlow Knights of Columbus for putting on the event since 1996. Everyone coming together for flapjacks and fellowship resulted in $3,500+ for the Sisters of Notre Dame Mission in Uganda.

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Sr. Norene's syrup project

Posted on: February 16, 2017 4:00 pm
Tags: Retirement,

Sr. Mary Norene McCormack worked with Everett, the facilities director, to tap the maple trees for sap today. Stay tuned as she collects the sap and turns it into delicious maple syrup.

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Partner Spotlight: Theresa Brugger

Posted on: February 3, 2017 1:00 pm
Tags: Spotlight, Associates,

Hello, my name is Theresa Brugger. I made my covenant as a Notre Dame Associate on April 12, 2015. To say this is when my relationship with the sisters began would  simply not be true.

Some time ago I was asked to write this piece. At first glance I thought, “No problem.” When I put the pen to paper, I was not impressed with the result.  So I started over. Then after evaluating the next draft, I realized how daunting this task actually was.

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Uganda Maintenance Team

Posted on: February 3, 2017 9:00 am
Tags: Uganda,

Thank you to the volunteers and donors who made the 2017 Uganda Maintenance Trip possible.

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Sister Mary Rosetta Conrad 1925-2017

Posted on: February 2, 2017 9:00 am

Sister Mary Rosetta was born Rose Mary into the loving and faith-centered family of Mathias and Henrietta Conrad on December 23, 1925 in Cincinnati, Ohio, along with her beloved twin sister, Lilly. 

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Statement Regarding Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees

Posted on: February 1, 2017 2:00 pm

Statement from the Covington Provincial Leadership Council regarding the executive order on immigration and refugees.

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