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Since our arrival in California in 1924, the Sisters of Notre Dame have founded and administered in more than 20 schools. Today our sponsored institutions reach students from preschool all the way through high school, and as far away as Uganda.

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News & Events

The SND “Sandwich Story” – 2018 Version

The SND “Sandwich Story” – 2018 Version

For the SNDs, the “sandwich story” has had great historical significance as this graphic illustrates. The story is that Aldegonda Wolbring and Elisabeth Kuhling shared sandwiches with the orphan children in the village of Coesfeld, Germany.   The “sandwich story” continues even in the midst of the fire tragedy…
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A Community United in Sorrow and Prayer

A Community United in Sorrow and Prayer

The Sisters of Notre Dame in California are united with our local brothers and sisters after the tragic incident at Borderline last night.  We deeply appreciate the many messages of prayer and concern received from around the world.   This photo was taken as the procession began for the…
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South Central LAMP’s 25th Anniversary Brunch

South Central LAMP’s 25th Anniversary Brunch

Please join us for South Central LAMP's 25th Anniversary Brunch, serving women and families. Festivities will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2018, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm 892 E. 48th Street, Los Angeles, CA Tours will be offered from 10:30 to 11:00 am. To sponsor an SC…
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Water Tanks Explode in Uganda!

Water Tanks Explode in Uganda!

Sr. Anita Marie Stacy from Buseesa, Uganda, informed us that one of the convent's 24,000 litre tanks exploded, hitting an adjacent tank.  Repairs/replacements for the two tanks will cost $1,600 and we are inviting our friends to underwrite these costs.   Follow this link to make an online donation…
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Conejo Valley Interfaith Education Forum

Conejo Valley Interfaith Education Forum

Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion for profit.  Did you know that Human Trafficking happens in the Conejo Valley?  Attend this important education forum to learn about the issue of Human Trafficking, what it is, how to recognize that it is happening, and…
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Prayer Service of Lament

Prayer Service of Lament

In recent weeks, we have all been publicly informed, once again, of the widespread abusive, damaging and cruel treatment of innocent victims. These victims have been terribly hurt by persons of power within the structure of our church. In the face of increasing allegations, an intense sorrow —…
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Remembering Sr. Dwina Marie Towle

Remembering Sr. Dwina Marie Towle

With hope that she is now enjoying eternal rest and with gratitude for her life of consecration, we announce the passing of our dear Sr. Dwina Marie Towle on Sunday, May 13. Although she suffered from respiratory health issues for the past several years, Sr. Dwina Marie was…
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HOPE and HEALING for those suffering from mental illness

HOPE and HEALING for those suffering from mental illness

As Sisters of Notre Dame, we hold those suffering from mental illness close to our hearts. We join the bishops of California in these sentiments: "As pastors and bishops, we are deeply concerned with the heartbreaking prevalence of mental illness in our society and are taking action to…
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