We congratulate Barbara Doering, principal, and the faculty and staff of Notre Dame Elementary School, Chardon, Ohio, a sponsored member of the SND National Education Partnership, on achieving the award and being recognized as an Exemplary High Performing school. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program is an important part of the Department’s efforts to seek, […]

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We’ve all heard the allegations: Halloween is a pagan rite dating back to some pre-Christian festival among the Celtic Druids that escaped church suppression. Even today modern pagans and witches continue to celebrate this ancient festival. If you let your kids go trick-or-treating, they will be worshiping the devil and pagan gods.  Nothing could be […]

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During the summer of 2009, I visited my niece Maggie who, at the time, had two little girls.  The children were sent to daycare because both parents worked.  I wanted to help them but, because they lived in Chicago, Illinois and I was in Chardon, Ohio, it was impossible.  Since then, Maggie had another baby girl, […]

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The Sisters of Notre Dame gathered together with families, friends and Notre Dame alumni to celebrate the 52nd Annual Chicken Barbecue. This year’s theme Mission with a Sizzle really spiced things up! Over the last two Sundays in September, we grilled up almost 7,300 dinners! M’mm good! Hundreds of guests graced us, enjoying dinner, shopping in the boutique and […]

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Sister Mary de Angelis Bothwell, SND

Our dear Sister Mary de Angelis Bothwell went home to God, very peacefully, at 12:57 a.m. on Friday. She will celebrate her 100th birthday in heaven! The wake for Sister was on Tuesday, October 7 and on Wednesday, October 8. The Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday. May Sister Mary de Angelis know […]

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H. Wolbring & E. Kuhling

Today, October 1, we celebrate our congregation’s beginning in Coesfeld, Germany. This year marks our 164th anniversary, when two teachers, Hilligonde Wolbring and Elisabeth Kuhling decided to continue their good work as vowed religious. Hilligonde Wolbring became Sister Maria Aloysia, and Elisabeth Kuhling became Sister Maria Ignatia. The two women were already formed in the spiritual […]

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