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Blog Entries - May 2016

Sr. Mary Reina Arlinghaus 1917-2016

Posted on: May 23, 2016 4:10 pm

Sister Mary Reina Arlinghaus passed into the arms of our loving Father on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at age 98.

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Ugandan SNDs visit KY in May

Posted on: May 20, 2016 10:00 am
Tags: Uganda,

Four Sisters of Notre Dame from the mission in Uganda, East Africa arrived in Kentucky on Saturday, May 14, 2016. Their visit has included some sight-seeing, but also faith-filled fellowship with our longtime partners...and many new friends. 

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Nun Buddy Bingo with St. Columban

Posted on: May 12, 2016 5:30 pm
Tags: Lourdes hall, Retirement,

Students from St. Columban School in Loveland, OH, visited St. Joseph Heights for a rousing game of Bingo with their "Nun Buddies." The sisters and students have been pen pals this academic year and finally got to meet in person. We loved their energy and their thoughtfulness. The students brought desserts and prizes for the Bingo game and were polite and attentive to their Nun Buddies throughout the day.

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Blog: Musings while hiking

Posted on: May 6, 2016 4:00 pm
Tags: Blog,

by Sr. Nicole Marie Varnerin

"I've been hiking a lot recently, it helps me to clear my mind and pray. I've learned that being in silence with God does not have to be motionless..." Click here to read Sr. Nicole's full blog post

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Theology on Tap with Sr. Marla Monahan

Posted on: May 4, 2016 10:10 am
Tags: Events,

Sr. Marla Monahan will lead the Diocese of Covington's Theology on Tap get-together on May 9. The topic: "Mary: Imitating Her Life!" 

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St. Claire breaks ground on medical pavilion

Posted on: May 3, 2016 10:00 am
Tags: St claire regional,

St. Claire Regional celebrated the start of a new chapter Monday, May 2, with an official groundbreaking ceremony for the new St. Claire Regional Medical Pavilion. Federal, state and local government officials and other guests were on hand to help St. Claire Regional mark this exciting new endeavor.

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May Namedays and Birthdays

Posted on: May 3, 2016 10:00 am
Tags: Events,

Happy May Namedays and Birthdays!

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Charis Retreat: "Totally Worth It"

Posted on: May 3, 2016 10:00 am
Tags: Retreats,

On the weekend of April 8-10, ten young adults attended the "Choosing to be Catholic" Charis Retreat.

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Sr. Mary Jeanne Frances Cleves a "difference maker"

Posted on: May 3, 2016 9:00 am
Tags: St claire regional,

Sr. Mary Jeanne Frances Cleves received the Congressman Hal Rogers Difference Maker Award at the St. Claire Medical Pavilion Groundbreaking Ceremony on May 2.

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Sr. Mary Brenden Kress 1924-2016

Posted on: May 2, 2016 3:00 pm

Sister Mary Brenden Kress passed into the arms of our loving Father on April 14, 2016 at the age of 91.

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Redefining retirement

Posted on: May 2, 2016 3:00 pm
Tags: Retirement, Lourdes hall,

What does retirement mean for a Sister of Notre Dame? 

An Internet search for “retirement” yields mostly fishing and 401(k)-related results. For an SND, fishing is something we do on Fridays during Lent and prudent financial planning will always be a must. Beyond that, retirement is a prayerful, engaging chapter of our lives. With less to do, we have found we can do so much more.

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God is good all the time and everywhere

Posted on: May 2, 2016 2:50 pm
Tags: Blog,

by Sr. Nance Marie Hehman

Augusta, Kentucky has been my home and place of ministry for the last nine years. It is a beautiful city with kind people. Outside of town along Route 8 are several abandoned buildings, awaiting total renovation or demolition. I mention these buildings because they came to mind on my recent pilgrimage to Nicaragua.

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Merciful Like the Father...

Posted on: May 2, 2016 2:00 pm
Tags: Blog, Associates,

At the start of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, Sisters and Associates of Notre Dame shared the day-to-day acts of mercy that touched them recently. (As seen in the spring 2016 issue of The Pulse.)

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