Voting Options: Read, ponder, Articles, Videos, Prayers to lighten the way.

On Wednesday, October 7, 2020 BACAR is sponsoring a Discussion Forum on Voting. Be sure to join us to prepare for the upcoming election. Here are some links to assist you as you learn more about candidates and issues. Beginning September 23, 2020 — Virtual Nuns on the Bus — Join them Click Here forContinue reading “Voting Options: Read, ponder, Articles, Videos, Prayers to lighten the way.”

BACAR Forum Facilitators Report August, June, May, April

BACAR has held 4 Virtual Forums during these past months. The over riding topic has been the present Covid-19 how it is affecting our lives what is our response to the situation. We thank you for joining us. Click here for a note from our Board. Our next Zoom Forum will be Wednesday, September 2,Continue reading “BACAR Forum Facilitators Report August, June, May, April”

Simone Campbell, SSS at 2019 September BACAR Presentation

Sister Simone Campbell, SSS, Executive Director of NETWORK was the presenter at BACAR’s 21st Gathering at Notre Dame High School, in Belmont, CA on September 21, 2019. Simone shared her insights on the intersection of faith, contemplation, and doing justice. Simone reminded the assembled that Prayer is not a private practice, but rather one thatContinue reading “Simone Campbell, SSS at 2019 September BACAR Presentation”

Mother Marie-Rose Durocher: Sent to Cast Servant-Leadership Fire

Mother Marie-Rose Durocher(1811-1849)was a servant-leader who demonstrated a natural desire to serve which ultimately manifested itself in her commitment to education for young women. Best known as the first Canadian foundress of a teaching order in Canada, the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, Mother Marie-Rose surmounted many obstaclesContinue reading “Mother Marie-Rose Durocher: Sent to Cast Servant-Leadership Fire”

BACAR Board Members attend NACAR Retreat in Racine, WI

  Forty people, from California to Maryland, gathered at the beautiful SienaRetreat Center, on Lake Michigan, in Racine, Wisconsin from May 21 through May 24, 2018.  We came together for a NACAR Associate Leadership retreat entitled Pursuing Peace: Co-Creating the Beloved Community facilitated by Louise Lears, SC. Perfect place, perfect time, perfect people – perhaps oneContinue reading “BACAR Board Members attend NACAR Retreat in Racine, WI”

Advocacy for Migrants and Homeless

Associates of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur traveled to San Diego for an immersion experience with those who are Homeless at Father Joe’s Villages. This complex is named after Father Joe Carroll who initiated this organization. -Submitted by Sabrina Harper, Associate of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur  On February 19, ourContinue reading “Advocacy for Migrants and Homeless”

Associate and Religious Celebrations

Sister Pat Bombard, BVM gave a presentation in Nairobi, Kenya to Sisters who feted her at the end of the Workshop. Sister Pat teaches at DePaul University, Chicago and does outreach in Kenya and China. Click on Arrows to the top left to make video full screen. Sr. Patricia M. Bombard, BVM, D.Min. Director ofContinue reading “Associate and Religious Celebrations”