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.

Inspiration in the Halls, on the Walls …

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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2017 Catholic Schools Week – insight and ideas to consider

From   The 2017 theme for the January 29th through February 4th National Catholic Schools Week is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” Schools typically observe the annual celebration week with Masses, open houses and other activities for students, families, parishioners and community members. Through these events, schools focus on the value…

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The Feast of the Annunciation – Mary’s faith and courage captured in art

If you look back over the past 400 years, it seems like capturing the angel Gabriel’s conversation with the Virgin Mary has been a dream of hundreds of artists. The oldest surviving icon of the Annunciation is on the walls of the Catacomb of Priscilla on the Via Salaria in Rome, Italy, from the second…

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“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

Wonderful news for the Notre Dame College Community!

We’re thrilled to be able to share this recent news flash from Thomas Kruczek, President of Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio. Congrats to the entire Notre Dame College Community.   “I am very pleased to announce that the College has received the largest gift recognizing faculty and academic excellence in its 95-year history.…

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