Rooted in the mission of Jesus, the SND National Education Office provides direction and support to sponsored and affiliated ministries in advancing the Educational Vision & Principles of the Sisters of Notre Dame.

2017 Catholic Schools Week – oh, what a week it was!


From pre-school students honing their science skills; to junior high students joining forces with senior citizens across a BINGO card; to high school students paying tribute to their school’s great legacy, “2017 Catholic Schools Week” was a busy time across the SND education network!! Here are the highlights from a few celebrations ……    …

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Inspiration in the Halls, on the Walls …

NDA Toledo Mary 1

In the spirit of giving life to a mission, SND schools and ministries create opportunities to encounter God and to set the stage for transforming life experiences. One wonderful way to experience God is through art. It’s a visual application of human creativity and skill that sets off emotions and stirs awareness of the Holy…

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Social issues in the news – where does the Church stand?

Some of your students may be asking questions about the Catholic Church’s stance on social, national security, and economic matters that are creating news headlines.  Most recently, immigration issues have been at the top of minds. Here are a few resources that might provide some information and insight to you and your students: 1). The…

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Catholic Social Teaching

“It was our Lady's humility which rendered her pleasing to God and made her the means of salvation for the whole human race.”

-St. Julie Billiart  (July 12, 1751 —  April 8, 1816)


St. Julie statue at SND de Namur Motherhouse in Belgium
St. Julie statue at SND de Namur Motherhouse in Belgium

Recent News

Kim Grilliot named as President of Notre Dame Academy, Toledo

Mrs. Kim Grilliot has been chosen as President of Notre Dame Academy, Toledo, OH succeeding Sr. Mary Ann Culpert who moved to Rome after her election to a leadership position with the international SND Congregation. Kim joined NDA in 2003 as vice principal, and was promoted to principal in 2005.  She is known for her…

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