Notre Dame Associates Gather — January 2021

East West Associates, Sisters and Friends of Notre Dame de Namur “Looking Forward to a New Dawn: Kindness, Compassion and Healing.” January 23, 2021 Submitted by: Sister Beth Plesche, and Associates Kathy Noether, Dede Waters-Masters, and Laura Leon Technology sometimes dictates to us what it wants. Having planned a zoom conference for January 9, 2021,… Continue reading Notre Dame Associates Gather — January 2021

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Associate Newsletters

Associates are keeping in contact with one another during this Pandemic Time. These past months have made Associates aware of many things, one being that we have to stay connected. These Associate newsletters alert us to the creative ways one can sustain and deepen community within Associate Groups and others. If your community has a… Continue reading Associate Newsletters

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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 that… Continue 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 obstacles… Continue reading Mother Marie-Rose Durocher: Sent to Cast Servant-Leadership Fire

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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 one… Continue reading BACAR Board Members attend NACAR Retreat in Racine, WI

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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, our… Continue reading Advocacy for Migrants and Homeless

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