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NSNO Executive Director Announces Retirement

By Lisa Canterbury | April 13, 2021

After 10 years of service as Executive Director, Sr. Mary Frances Taymans will retire from the National Sponsorship and Network Office at the end of this summer. Drawing on her 17 years’ experience working at the National Catholic Education Association, Sister Mary Frances shaped the SND network of schools into a national organization. She formed…

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SND NEO Publishes 2020 Annual Report

By Lisa Canterbury | October 5, 2020

Click below to read the 2020 Annual Report for the SND National Education Office.   On July 1, 2020 the SND National Education Office because the SND National Sponsorship and Network Office so subsequent reports will be under our new name.  Enjoy!  

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SND Releases Statement in the Wake of the Death of George Floyd

By Lisa Canterbury | June 4, 2020

Below is a Statement the 4 United States Provincials approved to be released as a National SND Statement in the wake of the death of George Floyd.   June 1, 2020   The Sisters of Notre Dame in the United States are called to respond to a world suffering from lack of respect for human dignity,…

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Schools, Students Stay Connected During Pandemic

By Lisa Canterbury | April 30, 2020

You are all inspiring! During this unprecedented and challenging time for our world, our country, our communities and our schools, the remarkable ways you reach out to your students, parents and communities is effective, creative and so caring. Through YouTube, FaceTime and Zoom, your love for your students and education communities is evident in everthing…

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Prayer During Uncertain Times

By Lisa Canterbury | April 15, 2020

A Prayer During Uncertain Times Yes there is panic buying. Yes there is sickness. Yes there is even death. But, They say that in Wuhan after so many years of noise        You can hear the birds again. They say that after just a few weeks of quiet        The sky is no longer thick with fumes…

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March 25 – Celebration of Mary’s Annunciation

By Lisa Canterbury | March 24, 2020

March 25th – Celebration of Mary’s Annunciation The angel Gabriel came to Mary with unanticipated and life-changing news.  “Hail Mary full of grace, the Lord is with you.” Mary’s “Yes” brought the light of God into world – for all and through all time. It was a “Yes” that also changed a dark world as…

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La Reina Visual and Performing Arts Academy Fosters Creativity

By Lisa Canterbury | February 24, 2020

La Reina’s outstanding Visual and Performing Arts Academy was featured in the February 2020 issue of Conejo Valley magazine.  You can read the full story HERE.

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NDCL students attend anniversary of Document on Human fraternity

By Lisa Canterbury | February 6, 2020

Check out this article on Vatican News to learn about the amazing experience a delegation of NDCL students had in Abu Dhabi!  

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Principal Opening at Lial Catholic School

By Lisa Canterbury | January 21, 2020

Lial Catholic School, located in Whitehouse, OH has an opening for a Principal position beginning in the 2020-2021 school year. Lial is a PreK-8 multi-age continuous progress school sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame. Ideal candidates will be: a Practicing Catholic, have at least 3-5 years of teaching experience, and hold an Administrative license (or have administrative experience). Please send resume and references…

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*New* SND National Network Awards Program for all Ministries

By Lisa Canterbury | January 16, 2020

The SND National Network Awards Program is designed to formally recognize and celebrate the outstanding contributions of employees and/or volunteers in the SND National Network in witness to the mission, vision and charism of the Sisters of Notre Dame.  The National Education Office, under the guidance of the Education Advisory Council, refreshed the three awards…

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