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Catholic Schools Week 2015

Posted on: January 5, 2015 12:00 pm

One component of the mission of the Sisters of Notre Dame is to promote Catholic education, especially for women and children in urban and mission schools. Since the late 1800s, the Covington Sisters of Notre Dame have done just that for students in Kentucky, Ohio, and now Uganda.

On January 25-31, 2015, we will celebrate our history and our future in Catholic education as part of National Catholic Schools Week, but we do not want to celebrate alone.

As National Catholic Schools Week approaches, we hope to hear from past and current students (and classmates!) of the Sisters of Notre Dame.

If you have a story that celebrates your Catholic education with the Sisters of Notre Dame, please share it below in the comments section.


 The Sisters of Notre Dame proudly support the following educational institutions as administrators, teachers, and support staff:

  • Julie Learning Center, Park Hills, KY
  • Notre Dame Academy, Park Hills, KY
  • Notre Dame Urban Education Center, Covington, KY
  • St. Julie Mission and Notre Dame Education Center, Uganda, East Africa
  • Bishop Brossart High School, Alexandria, KY
  • Community of the Good Shepherd, Cincinnati, OH 
  • Holy Cross High School, Latonia, KY
  • Holy Spirit Child Development Center, Newport, KY
  • Holy Trinity, Newport, KY
  • Prince of Peace, Covington, KY
  • St. Agnes, Ft. Wright, KY
  • St. Augustine, Augusta, KY
  • St. Augustine, Covington, KY
  • St. Margaret of York, Loveland, OH
Leanette Pingel Bockweg
Date: on January 8, 2015

My best friend, Phyliss Dressman and I used to clean vigil lights after school at St. Augustine, Cov. The sisters would give us some Hershey bars they didn't sell once in a while. We were walking home up Howell St. in the rain. We both had umbrellas and we both spotted this $5.00 bill on the sidewalk and we both dashed to get it. Well I got it. I took it home to my Mother, who was hanging up wash in the attic. She cried when I gave it to her. I guess she could really use it.

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