Ministry at the Border

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur from the US East-West Province are serving at the US-Mexico border in various temporary capacities. Following are some excerpts of their reflections on the experience along with videos and photos. Our Sisters have most recently been walking across the border to bring food, supplies and support to migrants living

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Sisters Celebrate Jubilees in 2019

More than 40 Sisters in the East-West Province are celebrating milestone years of service in 2019, from as "few" as 50 years all the way to 80! Click here to see which Sisters in the Northeast are celebrating this year! Or, view their profiles individually: 50 Years Barbara Barry Maureen Casey DRAFT Sr. Maureen Casey

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Sr. Catherine St. John Byrne

Sr. Catherine St. John was born Anne Byrne, and entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1949. While most Sisters were missioned to places geographically close to their province centers, Sr. Catherine St. John served at schools in Massachusetts, Iowa, California and Hawaii. She spent 14 years in Hawaii and in 1959 was

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Sr. Ellen (Mary Jude) Dabrieo

"My soul proclaims your greatness, O God! My heart rejoices in you, my Savior, because you have showered your servant with blessing!" –Luke 1:46-48 I am the tenth child born into a family of six girls and six boys. We all went to the local Parish school staffed by the Sisters of Notre Dame. Throughout

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Sr. Alice St. Joseph Kenney

"I believe you, Lord, will bring to completion what you have begun in me." – Philippians 1:6 I come from a loving, caring, hard-working Irish family and was blessed to have the Sisters of Notre Dame as my educators and mentors from grades 1 through 12. Their care, dedication and availability were very influential in

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