Blog Entries - November 2015

Giving Tuesday

Posted on: November 27, 2015 3:00 pm
On December 1st, you can participate in ‪#‎GivingTuesday‬ by showing your support for the Sisters of Notre Dame! With our dedicated partners in mission, we are able to work in the margins of society, being Jesus to others and lifting up those most in need.If you wish to donate to the Covington SNDs on Giving Tuesday, you can do so at

Thank you to our many volunteers and donors who give so much in support of the Notre Dame ministries and Jesus' mission.
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Did you know...?

Posted on: November 23, 2015 12:00 pm
Tags: Did you know, Blog,

by Sr. Mary Joan Terese Niklas

Did you know...the current parking lot at St. Joseph Heights was formerly a pond?

The current, large blacktop parking lot in the back yard of the provincial center replaced the original pond on Mr. Heck’s farm. In 1912 when Mr. Heck agreed to sell his farm to the Sisters of Notre Dame, the property included a pond. An amazing event occurred on the morning of March 18, 1933. 

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Partner Spotlight: Leanette Bockweg

Posted on: November 18, 2015 3:20 pm
Tags: Spotlight,

I went to St. Augustine School in Covington, KY for six years and became close to many Sisters of Notre Dame.  My first grade teacher was Sister Agnita.  She was very dear.  Of course, in the second grade I had Sr. Mary de Lellis, who led us through our First Communion. Then in the third grade I had dear Sister Mary Francello Orth.  She still remembers my sister's name today and asks how she is doing in Memphis. You see, my sister was the bright one in the family and a hard act to follow.

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"Why are these women so happy?"

Posted on: November 13, 2015 2:00 pm
Tags: Blog,

by Sr. Mary Suzanne Rose

“Why are these women so happy?” That’s the question that I wanted answered throughout my twelve years of school with the Sisters of Notre Dame. These women who had taught me since I was a little girl at St. Stephen’s School in Newport and then at Notre Dame Academy were really and truly happy people. I wanted what they had.

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Sr. Mary Kathelyn Fritz 1924-2015

Posted on: November 11, 2015 4:00 pm

Sr. Mary Kathelyn Fritz passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. Services will be held on Thursday, November 12 at the Sisters of Notre Dame Provincial Center.

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Sr. Bernard Clare reunites with childhood friend

Posted on: November 3, 2015 1:00 pm
Tags: Lourdes hall, Retirement,

On November 2, 2015, Sr. Bernard Clare Budde welcomed a friend from her childhood to the St. Joseph Heights Provincial Center.

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