Blog Entries - August 2016

BLOG: Learning from Leaving

Posted on: August 30, 2016 4:00 pm
Tags: Novitiate, Blog

by Sr. Nicole Marie Varnerin

"You're never coming back are you?"
The little disappointed face familiar with the act of leaving and smeared with the peaches we just shared pleaded me to contradict her. It broke my heart, knowing that I probably would never again see these children, who I had grown so fond of during the last week.

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Joyful prayer at Good Shepherd

Posted on: August 16, 2016 10:30 am
Tags: Education,

If you heard singing and a prayerful jam session coming from the Community of the Good Shepherd Parish in Cincinnati last month, it might have been the seventh graders and Sr. Maria Therese Schappert.

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NDA students embrace dignity in self, others

Posted on: August 15, 2016 1:10 pm
Tags: Nda, Education,

On Wednesday, August 10, Notre Dame Academy began its 111th year as a Catholic school founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame (SND). NDA welcomed 596 students and 551 families. Each year, the NDA community focuses on one of the four SND Educational Principles, which are based on the social teaching of the Church. This year’s principle: The Human Dignity of Each Person as an Image of God.


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New ministries for SNDs

Posted on: August 15, 2016 1:00 pm

During the July 30 Covington Province Day, Sisters were missioned for the coming year. Many will continue with their ministry from the previous year, but these Sisters will begin a new ministry journey. 

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Volunteer at NDUEC

Posted on: August 9, 2016 3:00 pm
Tags: Nduec, Volunteer, Education

Notre Dame Urban Education Center (NDUEC) is seeking volunteers for fall 2016. Tutors and PE monitors are greatly needed to provide educational support services to young children in Covington.

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Back to School 2016

Posted on: August 9, 2016 11:00 am
Tags: Education,

With the 2016-2017 school year just around the corner, we pray for students, teachers, administrators, parents, and all who share in the important ministry of education...including these Sisters of Notre Dame who serve in the field.

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St. Charles Golf Outing

Posted on: August 9, 2016 10:00 am
Tags: St charles,

St. Charles Community is celebrating its 10th Annual Golf Outing on Thursday, August 25.

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Big Hearts, Tiny House

Posted on: August 9, 2016 9:00 am
Tags: Volunteer,

Claire Dunlevy, Rachel Franzen, and Christie Back traveled to New Orleans in July with Sr. Ruth Lubbers, Sr. Paul Ann Hanneken, and Sr. Rachel Nerone as part of the SND "Stretch Your Heart" service trip. While there, Claire, Rachel, and Christie helped build a tiny house that was featured on Cincinnati's Local 12 News. 

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St. Charles Event: Diabetes Awareness

Posted on: August 8, 2016 3:00 pm
Tags: St charles,

St. Charles Community is hosting a Diabetes Awareness Healthy Learning Lecture on August 18. 

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