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Sister Mary Anita Hornack Passes on March 23 – Obituary

Sister Mary Anita Hornack Passes on March 23 – Obituary

Sister Mary Anita was born on July 21, 1914, in Merrill, Michigan, the eighth child of Joseph and Mary Jakob Hornack. Sister remembered her childhood as among her “happiest days and very family-oriented with emphasis on religious values. When we sat down at the dining room table to…
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Lenten Reflections From the Sisters

Lenten Reflections From the Sisters

Third Sunday of Lent Woman at the Well By Sister Mary Leanne Hubbard This week, after the Religious Education Congress, I had the joy of taking our visiting sisters from Ohio and Kentucky to the Santa Barbara Mission and Ventura on a sunny Southern California day. I have…
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Lenten Reflections From the Sisters

Lenten Reflections From the Sisters

Second Sunday of Lent The Transfiguration: Between Two Mountains By Sister Mary Kathleen Burns  Two mountains figure prominently in Jesus’ Life: Mount Tabor and Mount Calvary. On Mount Tabor Peter, James and John were given a glimpse into Jesus’ divinity. Jesus stood before them, bathed in Trinitarian Light,…
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Lenten Reflections From the Sisters

Lenten Reflections From the Sisters

First Sunday of Lent Temptations in the Desert By Sister Mary Kathleen Burns Jesus went off into the desert for 40 days to be tempted. Forty in Scripture always signifies a time of birthing, when something new is coming forth, or when God acting in a powerful way…
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Lenten Reflections from the Sisters

Lenten Reflections from the Sisters

Ash Wednesday Prayer, Almsgiving, Fasting: "Behold now is the acceptable time." By Sister Mary Regina Robbins Each year the Christian liturgical calendar invites us to go deeper into the meaning of our commitment to Jesus Christ as we enter the Lenten journey of 40 days. The ritual of…
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Sister Mary Tina in Toledo Departs for Uganda

Sister Mary Tina in Toledo Departs for Uganda

This article and photo are courtesy of the SND Toledo Province communication team. Sister Mary Tina Petrick has always taught elementary school-aged children. When she departs for Uganda on February 27, 2014 she will co-direct a nursery school with Sister Maria Ruthilde, while Sister Mary Sunday and others teach the…
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Opportunities for Young Discerners

Opportunities for Young Discerners

The Sisters of Notre Dame are pleased to present a few excellent upcoming events for young Catholics, especially those in discernment. See the fliers to get involved and contact Sister Val at sistervalsnd@gmail.com or call 805-452-9699 for more info.  
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Sister Mary Karlynn Helps at the Hilton Fund

Sister Mary Karlynn Helps at the Hilton Fund

Sister Mary Karlynn Werth’s job as “house administrator” keeps her busy maintaining the Provincial House in Thousand Oaks, California where she lives. She and her small staff keep the convent clean and in proper working order year-round, doing everything from carpet cleanings to elevator repairs. Recently she took…
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Sister Antoinette Marie honored by Notre Dame Academy

Sister Antoinette Marie honored by Notre Dame Academy

Notre Dame Academy (NDA) in West Los Angeles, California, honors one alumna and one graduating senior each year with the Sister Mary Aloysia Service in Education Award, created in 2002. The award is given to “A woman of faith who exemplifies a spirit of service and cooperation and…
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