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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Sister Mary St Jude Weisensell

Our dear Sister Mary St. Jude  was welcomed into her eternal home and life with our good and loving God on Sunday morning at 12:20 a.m. The wake was on Wednesday, July 16, from 2-4 and 7-9 with the special prayer service at 7:00. The Mass of Christian Burial was on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. […]

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Several hundred people walked throughout Downtown Cleveland, Ohio in support of compassionate and comprehensive immigration reform on Saturday, July 12. “Walk for Justice” focused attention on the need to stop deportations, support family unifcation, develop a path to citizenship and provide due process in legal actions. The event was sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland; […]

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The Sisters of Notre Dame in Chardon, Ohio lovingly welcomed our Pilgrim Sisters Lucia Maria Bergrath, Mary Luzilla Garming,  Marie-Theres Hasenbeck, Mary Rafaelis Könemann from Germany, and and Marie Joanne Na (pictured on right in order) from South Korea on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. The Chardon Province, also known as Christ the King Province, celebrated their arrival with […]

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First and Second Grade students at Lake Farm Park

Last fall, 13 organizations, groups, or individuals in the Sisters of Notre Dame, Chardon, Ohio province received Ministry Grants from the Sisters of Notre Dame Mission and Ministry Fund. Now we are glad to share some excerpts from the project reports. Grant recipients were asked to summarize the project goal and to comment on how […]

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Catholic teens and adults from the Diocese of Youngstown joined together with parishioners to rebuild the Church in remote areas of Eastern Kentucky. Among them were Sr. Barbara Klodt, SND and Sr. Nanette Mary Zeimet, SND. The mission trip called “The Appalachian Spirit” services Cumberland, Kentucky, an area pained by joblessness and poverty. Volunteers pass out food, […]

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