I became interested in adult literacy as a ministry when I looked for an alternative to high school teaching.  At Al-Anon Family Group meetings, a program where friends and family members share their experiences and learn how to apply the principles of the Al‑Anon program to their individual situations, many women said since joining the program they learned […]

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Pope Francis has announced the Year of Consecrated Life to begin November 21, 2014, noting that the year will take place in the context of the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council and conclude on November 21, 2015. The announcement for the Year of Consecrated Life explained that the first objective would be to “make […]

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On a late autumn weekend, twenty Sisters of Notre Dame Associates and their co-directors gathered at Bethany Retreat Center for the first of six retreats with this year’s theme of “The Clay and the Potter.” The weekend began on Friday evening, November 7, 2014, with a sharing about what makes each of us unique. “We […]

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Sister Mary Deanna Lutch website

Our dear Sister Mary Deanna went home to God on November 13 at 2:11p.m. We are sure she entered into new life with the energy and enthusiasm she was gifted with in her earthly life! The wake for Sister was on Tuesday, November 18 and the Mass of Christian Burial was on Wednesday, November 19, […]

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Sister Josephmarie Bunosky web

Our dear Sister Josephmarie Bunosky died very unexpectedly but peacefully on November 5. As she was known for her quiet, gracious and welcoming presence, may Sister now rejoice as she is welcomed and embraced by our good and loving God. The wake will be on Monday, November 10, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., with a […]

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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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