Blog Entries - October 2016

Faces of Religious Life Today: Sr. Nicole

Posted on: October 31, 2016 10:00 am
Tags: Novitiate,

Sr. Nicole speaks about her call to religious life. Hear what she has to say. 

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November Partner Spotlight: Dick Tapke

Posted on: October 27, 2016 10:00 am
Tags: Spotlight, Associates, Volunteer,

My favorite part of working with the Sisters of Notre Dame is the relationship that has formed….of mutual love and respect.  The Sisters are so grounded in their mission that the focus and direction never strays too far.  Few are blessed to have such examples of God’s love so present in their daily interactions.

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Sr. Helen Joseph celebrates St. Columban's 90th anniversary

Posted on: October 25, 2016 4:00 pm
Tags: Education,

St. Columban School in Loveland, Ohio, celebrated its 90th anniversary on October 20, 2016 with a school-wide Mass. Sr. Mary Helen Joseph Riehle, age 81 and a former student of St. Columban School, was one of several SNDs in attendance.

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Pilgrimage Walk on November 12, 2016

Posted on: October 25, 2016 3:00 pm
Tags: Events,

A Jubilee Year is a time of special graces from God. We have been celebrating an Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy since last December 8, 2015, and it will continue on until November 20, 2016. Making a pilgrimage in order to walk through a designated Jubilee Year Holy Door is part of the celebration of a Jubilee Year. 

All are invited to celebrate the ending of the Jubilee of Mercy with a Walking Pilgrimage in Covington, KY on November 12. 

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Assistants General elected at Chapter

Posted on: October 21, 2016 4:30 pm

On October 21, 2016, the general chapter elected five assistants general. Together with Sr. Mary Kristin Battles, superior general, these make up the leadership team of the worldwide Sisters of Notre Dame. 

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Sister Mary Kristin Battles re-elected as Superior General

Posted on: October 20, 2016 5:00 pm

Sister Mary Kristin Battles was re-elected as the Superior General of the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame. The General Chapter met on Thursday, October 20, after a day of prayer, reflection, and consultation.

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Prince of Peace Flea Market

Posted on: October 13, 2016 2:00 pm
Tags: Education, Events,

Prince of Peace School is hosting its annual Indoor Holiday Flea Market on Saturday, October 15. 

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Meeting Sr. Anselma in Germany

Posted on: October 10, 2016 3:00 pm

Sr. Marla Monahan checked in from the General Chapter in Coesfeld, Germany. She sent the attached photo and wrote:

"To my right is Sr. Mary Klaudia from Indonesia, a translator..."

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St. Joe students collect shoes and purses for Uganda

Posted on: October 10, 2016 3:00 pm
Tags: Uganda, Education,

Third graders at St. Joseph School in Cold Spring collected shoes and purses to benefit the SND mission in Uganda. They even made a promo video to educate their fellow students and faculty about the collection.

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St. Claire Goes Pink

Posted on: October 7, 2016 1:00 pm
Tags: St claire regional,

St. Claire Regional Family Medical Supply is hosting its annual Go Pink breast cancer awareness event Thursday, October 20, from 9 a.m. to noon. The first 100 women will receive a free Early Detection Leads to Survival Go Pink T-shirt!

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Greetings from Coesfeld

Posted on: October 7, 2016 9:00 am

Sr. Mary Judine Lambert, Sr. Marla Monahan, Sr. Mary Jolen Flynn, Sr. Mary Ethel Parrott, and Sr. Mary Shauna Bankemper send an update and their greetings from the Sisters of Notre Dame General Chapter in Coesfeld, Germany.

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SNDs at immigration march

Posted on: October 5, 2016 3:00 pm
Tags: Jpic,

The newly formed Immigration Action committee initiated their activities by participating in the Immigration March on  September 18, 2016.

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Brownies visit nature trail

Posted on: October 4, 2016 3:00 pm
Tags: Nature trail, Education,

The Villa Madonna 2nd Grade Brownies visited the SND Nature Trail.

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Sr. Mary Rita Geoppinger teaching English in Rome

Posted on: October 4, 2016 2:40 pm
Tags: Blog, Education,

Sr. Mary Rita Geoppinger is currently in Rome leading English lessons among her fellow Sisters of Notre Dame. She recently wrote:

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October Partner Spotlight: Beth Raum

Posted on: October 1, 2016 9:00 am
Tags: Spotlight, Associates, Volunteer,

My relationship with the Sisters of Notre Dame began in 1959 at St. John Catholic School in Covington, KY. My family was long-time members of both the church and the school. The three Sisters that I remember as teachers are Sisters Mary Michyl Habermehl, Mary Shannon Kriege, and Mary Kevan Seibert.

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