Welcome New Associates!

August 22, 2014

The Chardon Province of the Sisters of Notre Dame welcomed 15 new Associates with ceremonies on August 3 in Florida and August 10 in Ohio. Our Associates commit themselves to living out our SND charism in their own lives. God’s goodness and provident love will find expression in many new ways through them. Ohio Associates pictured on the right […]

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Shortly after I moved into the Sisters of Notre Dame Chardon, Ohio province, our provincial superior Sr. Margaret Gorman asked me to organize and coordinate a formation of an SND Prison Ministry in our community. After some brief thought and prayer to the Holy Spirit I said yes to Sr. Margaret’s request. We now have twelve […]

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One hundred Sisters and SND Associates participated in an Immersion Day coordinated by Sr. Sally Huston, SND on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by direct service and informative visits to various sites in Northeast Ohio. Open Houses gave sisters in the ministry of Prayer, Praise, and Presence the chance to see places of ministry and to […]

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This past Sunday, August 2, 2014, Sister Nanette Mary Zeimet of the Sisters of Notre Dame in Chardon, Ohio made her Profession of Perpetual Vows. The Rite of Perpetual Profession was celebrated at the Notre Dame Education Center in Chardon at 4:00 p.m. Father John Blazek, Campus Minister at Gilmour Academy in Gates Mills, Ohio, […]

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Sr. Mary Kelley and Sr. Angela Marie, SND

Sisters Angela Marie Salazar and Mary Kelley Rush of the Sisters of Notre Dame, Chardon, Ohio province renewed their temporary vows for one year on Saturday, July 26, 2014. The renewal took place during the celebration of the liturgy at the close of the Chapter of Affairs at Notre Dame Education Center in Chardon. Sister Angela […]

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I first became interested in human trafficking when I attended a chapter of the Sisters of Notre Dame in Rome in 2004.  One of the Sisters there gave a presentation on global human trafficking that made a deep impression on me.  I came home, studied human trafficking in the United States and Northeast Ohio, and […]

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