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.

Mother Nature – eclipse highs and hurricane lows

Back in August, many of our school communities were thrilled to be able to participate in a once in a life time event – a spectacular total solar eclipse that crossed the United States from west to east and north to south. Special eclipse glasses were scarcer than the hottest toys each Christmas. And everywhere…

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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

New leadership at two SND Sponsored Schools

We are pleased to congratulate Lilliam Paetzold on her selection as the new President of Notre Dame Academy Schools in Los Angeles and welcome Sarah Cullum as the new Principal of Notre Dame Academy in Toledo, OH. Please read on for the official news from the schools ….. After a year-long, national search, the Board…

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