Sr. Christine Elizabeth Allen (1929-2020)

Sister Christine was born in Somerville as Isabelle Rose Allen, daughter of Charles and Bella (Doherty) Allen. She graduated from St. Joseph's High School in Somerville. She graduated from Emmanuel College in Boston with a concentration in Mathematics. She later earned a master's degree in Mathematics from Fairfield University in Connecticut. Sister Christine entered the

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Sr. Ellen (Julie Stephen) Agritelley

Sister Ellen was born  in New Britain, CT, to parents Stephen and Gail (Contievello) Agritelley. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1960, taking the name Julie Stephen. She took her first vows in 1963 and perpetual vows in 1968. Sister lives in Bloomfield, CT, and currently serves as the Health Care

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Sr. Barbara Barry

June, 2019 "And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent." – John 17:3 Fifty years ago this summer we experienced a manned moon landing and the canonization of a peasant woman from Cuvilly, France.  I was eighteen and had just made the

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Sr. Catherine Louise Beauregard

Sister Catherine Louise Beauregard was born Gloria Rita Beauregard in Lowell, MA, to parents William and Catherine (McKenzie) Beauregard. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1950, taking the name Sr. Catherine Louise. She took her first vows in 1953 and perpetual vows in 1958. She served as teacher and in the

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Sr. Mary Ann Boretti

Mary Boretti was born in Medford, MA in 1951, as the youngest child and only girl in a family of  five children. She entered the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur on September 2, 1972 and she made her First Vows on June 18, 1975. Sister Mary graduated from Salem State College

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Sr. Gemma Julie (Genevieve Julie) Buggle

Sister Gemma was born Dorothy Gemina Buggle in Dublin, Ireland. Her parents were Joseph and Dorothy (Barnewall) Buggle. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1960 ,taking the name Genevieve Julie. She took her first vows in 1963 and perpetual vows in 1968. Sister Gemma Julie's Ministries Educator 1964-66 St. Mary School,

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Sr. Eileen Burns

Sr. Eileen Burns earned a bachelor's degree in biology at the University of Massachusetts at Boston and master's in ministry with a focus in justice and peace from Seattle University. She lives in community in Lawrence, MA, where the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur have continuously lived and ministered since 1859. Eileen is one

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Sr. Sheila Callaghan (1937-2020)

Sr. Sheila P. Callaghan passed away at the Kaplan House in Danvers, MA, early Saturday morning, February 1st, 2020, after a very brief illness. The beloved daughter of Irish immigrants, the late William and Julia (Lucey) Callaghan, Sr. Sheila was born in Boston, one of four children. Raised and educated in Roslindale, she was a

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Sr. Maureen Casey

"I am profoundly touched by the kindness of our Good God and I encourage all of you to have a boundless confidence in the Good God and to seek the Good God in everything." – St. Julie Billiart I was the oldest of seven children and loved being part of a large family. In high

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Sr. Kathleen Therese Cassidy

Sister Kathleen Therese was born Mary Cassidy in Portland, Maine, to parents John and Virginia (Ellis) Cassidy. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1960, took her first vows in 1963 and perpetual vows in 1968. Sister lives in Ipswich, MA. Sister Kathleen Therese's Ministries Educator 1967-68 Our Lady of the Presentation School, Brighton,

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Sr. Mary Jane (St. Anthony) Cavallo

"The Lord has done great things for me." – Luke 1:49 I am the youngest of five children born to Anthony and Isabelle (Dwyer) Cavallo. My dad was born in Calabria, Italy, and mom in St. John, Newfoundland, Canada. We say we are Gaelic and Garlic! My parents were hard workers sustained by their deep

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Sr. Patricia Chappell

Sister Patty is a member of the Leadership Team for the U.S. East-West Province.  She holds a Master's degree in Social Work from the Catholic University of America and was the Director of Youth Ministry at Holy Comforter-St. Cyprian Parish in Washington, D.C. She was trained by Crossroads in anti-racism training. She was the full-time

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Sr. Nancy Citro

Sr. Nancy Citro was born in Cambridge and grew up in Somerville, MA. Sr. Nancy entered the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1979. She is currently Pastoral Associate of St. Mary-St. Catherine of Siena Parish, in Charlestown, MA.  

Sr. Karen (Ignatius) Coakley

Sister Karen was born in Springfield, MA, to parents  John and Josie (Murray) Coakley. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1960, taking the name Sr. Ignatius. She took her first vows in 1963 and perpetual vows in 1968. Sister is now retired, and volunteers as a tutor at the Notre Dame

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Sr. Leonore Coan

Sister Leonore Coan resides in Massachusetts. She is the Mission Support Director for the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. In this position, she develops resources for unfunded and underfunded ministries of the Congregation. In her present ministry, Sr. Leonore delights in telling of our Sisters in ministry across the world. She

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Sr. Barbara (Barbara St. George) Collins

Sister Barbara was born in Somerville, MA, to parents Frank and Dorothy (Eagan) Collins and has two siblings. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1960, taking the name Barbara St. George. Sr. Barbara earned degrees from Emmanuel College in history and education, a master's degree in religious education/pastoral ministry from Fairfield

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Sr. Patricia Conner (1949-2020)

Sister Patricia Joy Conner, 71, died Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at the Notre Dame Long Term Care Center, Worcester, MA. Sister Pat was born in Lansing, Michigan, daughter of Samuel H. and Maud (Quinn) Conner. She grew up and spent many summers on Long Island, Maine. She graduated in 1967 from Ridgewood High School in

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Sr. Mary Michael Connolly

Sister Mary Michael Connolly was born Loretta Ann Connolly in Woburn, MA, to parents were John and Mary (Kelley) Connolly. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1950, takikng the name Sr. Mary Michael. She took her first vows in 1953 and perpetual vows in 1958. She taught in East Boston, Lynn

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Sister Carol Connor (1936-2021)

Sister Carol Ann Connor, Sister of Notre Dame de Namur, entered eternal life on September 30th, 2021 at Mount Notre Dame Health Center in Cincinnati, Ohio at the age of 84. Sister Carol was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 25th, 1936, to Francis Joseph and Mary Veronica Connor and is the sister of the

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Sr. Judith Cooper

"I have told you this so that my own joy may be in you and your joy be complete." – John 15:11 I was an only child, but lived on street that had lots of other kids so I had a fun extended family. After going to public school for six years, in 7th grade

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Sr. Sissy/Katherine (Thomas Mary) Corr

I was born into a large and loving family and extravagantly blessed by their love. Through Notre Dame God called me and gave me many opportunities to grow my heart as wide as the world…the family of God. From my early experiences in teaching and social work I have continually grown in the belief that

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Sr. Mary Corripio

Sr. Mary Corripio was born and raised in Louisiana through high school. She decided that she wanted a Catholic women's education when she went to college, and decided to attend the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur's Trinity College (now Trinity University). After college, she went to Japan to teach English for a year, then

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Sr. Ruth (Richard) Creedon

I was taught by the Sisters starting in the first grade and was in Notre Dame schools from 7th to 12th. I had a great devotion to prayer and the idea of joining the Sisters was with me even when I was young. I entered Notre Dame right after high school in 1959. My daily

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Sr. Theresa (Rose Frances) Cunningham

Sister Theresa Cunningham was born in Wext Roxbury, MA, to parents Francis and Rose (Branley) Cunningham. She had eight siblings. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1945, taking the religious name Sr. Rose Frances. She earned a bachelor's degree in English and History from Emmanuel College and a master's in educational

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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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Sister Edie Daly (1948-2021)

Sister Edith Huot Daly was born in Milton, Mass. to Bernard R. and Mary L. (Gordon) Daly. "Edie" graduated from Cambridge High & Latin School. She proceeded to earn her bachelor's degree from Boston College and master's degree in Education Counseling from Boston State College. She entered the Sisters in 1979 and professed her perpetual

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Sister Julie Donovan (1936-2021)

Sister E. Julie Donovan, SNDdeN was born in Boston, Mass., daughter of John H. and Evelyn M. (Baum) Donovan. She attended St. Lazarus School in East Boston. After graduating in 1954 from Fitton High School in East Boston, she entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, where she was known as Sister Julie David for

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Sr. Loretta Dwyer

Sister Loretta Dwyer entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1956. She is currently retired, and serves as a volunteer tutor at the Notre Dame Educational Center in Worcester, MA.

Sr. Peggy (Rose Christopher) Evans

Sister Peggy (Margaret) was born in East Hartford, CT on November 25, 1942, to parents Christopher and Rosella (Maguire) Evans. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1960, taking the name Sr. Rose Christopher. She took her first vows in 1963 and perpetual vows in 1968. She currently serves in the Guidance

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Sr. Joan (Julie St. John) Farley

Sister Joan was born in Worcester, MA, to parents John and Emma (Vachon) Farley. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1950, taking the religious name Sr. Julie St. John. She took her first vows in 1953 and perpetual vows in 1958. Sister celebrated her 70th year as a Sister of Notre

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Sr. Mary Farren

Sister Mary was born in Boston, MA,  to parents Cornelius and Mary (Linehan) Farren. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1970, and took her first vows in 1973. She currently serves on the leadership team of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur's U.S. East-West Province.  

Sr. Jo-Ann (RIchard Clare) Flora

"If the only prayer you say in your whole life is thank you, that would suffice." – Meister Eckhart Thank you! For my family who welcomed me into the world on February 2, 1942, rooted me in God and encouraged coloring outside the lines. For SND second mothers at Rittenhouse Square, who nurtured and empowered

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Sr. Betsy (Mary Thomas) Flynn

Sr. Betsy Flynn (formerly Sr. Mary Thomas) is the daughter of Thomas James and Mary Jane Hungerford Flynn. Her mother was widowed at a very young age. Betsy and her younger brother Tom grew up experiencing abundant love in the larger family of their grandparents and cousins. In this home, all contributed to the household

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Sr. Mary Friel

Sister Mary Friel entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1963. After serving as an educator for many years, she is now retired and volunteering as a docent Retired and Docent at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Jamaica Plain, MA.  

Sr. Anne Gabrielle Gagnon

Edna Gabrielle-Anne Gagnon was the second oldest of the four girls born to Ida and Côme Gagnon. Her sister Lorraine was two years older than Anne, and they were good companions to each other. Yvette was four years younger; Helene was born several years later and completed the family. Anne remembers a happy childhood in

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Sr. Kathleen Gallivan

Sr. Kathleen grew up in a Catholic neighborhood and attended Notre Dame schools for 12 years before entering the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1964. Sr. Kathleen has been engaged in a variety of ministries over the years. Her graduate studies include a Master of Divinity degree and a doctoral degree in Pastoral Psychology. Some

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Sr. Carol (Leo Patrice) Hood

"Love each other as I have loved you." – John 15:12 I am one of nine children–the oldest girl and with that came a lot of responsibilities for my younger siblings. We had a very happy childhood in the '40s and '50s that included playing in the streets! I enjoyed playing sports, such as baseball

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Sr. Ann Irene Howard

"I was raised to be a wife and mother, I discovered along the way that I was born to be a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur." When I came into the family, my parents were married 10 years and were already raising two boys and a girl. My birth caused an addition to be

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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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Sr. Bernice King

Sister Bernice King entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1952. Sister is retired, and a poet and is involved with the Sisters' choir. Click here to watch a video of Sr. Bernice speaking about how she copes with the Covid-19 pandemic and does what she can to help others.  

Sr. Margaret (Margaret John) Lanen

"Jesus answered, 'I am the way and the truth and the life.'" – John 14:6 I was born in Lawrence, MA, to faith-filled parents – Margaret and John – the third child in a family with one brother and one sister. Having attended Notre Dame schools from first grade to sophomore year at Emmanuel College,

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Sr. Germaine Loiselle (1922-2020)

Sr. Germaine went peacefully home to her Good God on July 6, 2020, supported in prayer by her devoted Sisters in Community at the Notre Dame Convent at Ipswich, MA, by the dedicated staff of the St. Julie Billiart Residential Care Center, and by her loving family and friends. She was born Doris Simone Loiselle

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Sister Monica Daniel Madden

"Better mistakes than paralysis." -St. Julie Billiart As the youngest child of Monica and Daniel Madden, I arrived eight years after my brother, Danny, on my sister Maureen's tenth birthday. When I was five years old I was introduced to the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur at St. Joseph's School in Somerville, Mass. It

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Sr. Edna Maier

You show me the path for my life, in your presence the fullness of joy …" Psalm 16, verse 11 The seed of Edna Maier's desire for religious life was planted early on in her childhood. She thought when she entered the convent immediately after high school that it was a "fait accompli" that she

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Sr. Anne Malone

I was born in Boston, MA and grew up in Roslindale. I had two brothers and a sister. My father died when I was seven, and my mother was left to raise the four of us. Her faith has been a gift to each of us. I had a deep connection to the Sisters of

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Sr. Ellen McAdam

Sister Ellen McAdam is a Junior High Math, Science, and Religion teacher at St. Patrick School and Educational Center in Lowell, MA. Currently, she is working on her Masters Degree in Educational Technology at Central Connecticut State University. During her free time she likes to read, sing, and create things on the computer.  

Sister Mary Alice McCabe

Sister Mary Alice McCabe's recent ministry has taken her to the U.S.-Mexico border, where she has been working with local organizations and other Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur to help immigrants. Click here to read some of her accounts of what she has seen and experienced at the border, along with accounts by other

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Sr. Alice (Alice Philip) McCourt

Sister Alice was born in Brighton, MA, one of four children of parents Philip and Alice Marie (Fitzgerald) McCourt. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1960, taking the name Alice Philip. Sr. Alice earned a bachelor's degree from Emmanuel College, where she studied history, economics and sociology, and a master's in

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Sr. Margaret McCurdy (1928-2020)

Sister Margaret McCurdy died Sunday, April 19, 2020 at the Notre Dame Long Term Care Center, Worcester. She was 91. Sister was born Alice Ruth in Cambridge, daughter of William F. and Margaret L. (Cullinane) McCurdy. She graduated from St. Mary of the Annunciation High School in Cambridge, and Emmanuel College with a combined English

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Sister Mary McFadden (1930-1921)

Sister Mary hailed from the Philadelphia area, met our sisters at West Catholic High School and in 1948 joined the Congregation in Ilchester, Maryland. She was a proud member of the band known as the Violets and was ever ready to claim her Irish heritage. Sister Mary had a long and diverse ministry record in

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Sr. Bernadette Mary McGrath (1926-2020)

Sister Bernadette Mary McGrath, SNDdeN, born in Lynn, MA, daughter of the late John J. McGrath and Margaret (McLaughlin) McGrath died peacefully October 23, 2020. She was the sister of the late Catherine (McGrath) Young and Margaret (McGrath) Murray and is survived by her sister Hannah (Ann McGrath) Blinn of Lynn, MA, as well as

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Sr. Elaine McTaggart

"It's more virtuous to live with imperfect people than to live with saints." – St. Julie Billiart I was the youngest of four children and went to public school until my years at St. Gregory High School. It was there I knew I wanted to be a teacher and there I first met the Sisters

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Sr. Barbara Metz

Sr. Barbara Metz is a member of US Sisters of Notre Dame East-West Province. She holds a Master of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters of Arts in Theology from the University of San Francisco. In ministry, she has served in religious formation and renewal programs. She has

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Sr. Janet Margaret Mullen

Sister Janet was born in Framingham, MA to parents William and Mary (Mullens) Mullen. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1970, and took her first vows in 1973. She lives in Ipswich, MA. Sister Janet Margaret's Ministries Educator 1973-77 Notre Dame Academy, Hingham, MA 1977-79 St. Michael School, Hudson, MA 1979-1984

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Sr. Irene (Eleanor William) Murphy

Sr. Irene Murphy (formerly Sr. Eleanor William) entered Notre Dame seventy years ago, in 1950. As she celebrates her Platinum Jubilee, she exudes the peace and joy of a happy and good life. Sr. Irene witnesses to God's goodness alive in her and appreciated in others and in all creation. Clearly, Sr. Irene is happy

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Sr. Elizabeth (Immaculata) Murtagh

"The beauties of nature must lift up your soul to your Creator. You will look upon them spread before you like an open book." – St. Julie Billiart I am first generation Irish, the fifth child of hardworking parents. Our life was simple but we didn't lack for anything. We grew our own vegetables and

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Sr. Anne-Louise Nadeau

Sr. Anne Louise spent many years in higher education as campus minister, counselor, Director of the Personal Counseling Center and as Associate Dean of Students at Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport, CT. She also served on the Connecticut Leadership Team as well as co-coordinator of the SND/USA Anti-Racism Team. She was Case Management Supervisor at My

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Sr. Kathleen O'Brien

I first met up with Sisters of Notre Dame in Kindergarten at Our Lady of Miraculous Medal School in Ridgewood, New York…that was okay. In the seventh and eighth grades I met up with Sisters Frances Therese and Corinne Manzi … that was pretty good. During my high school days, I often returned to "help"

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Sister Maureen O'Brien

As a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur for 60 years, Sister Maureen has had the privilege of witnessing to Notre Dame's mission in the United States, Japan, Italy, the Philippines and shorter periods in Haiti and as a member of an educational team in the Democratic Republic of Congo. And for this, she is

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Sr. Mary (Ellen St. Michael) O'Malley

Sister Mary O'Malley was born in Natick, MA, to parents  Michael and Ellen (Norton) O'Malley. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1950, taking the religious name Sr. Ellen St. Michael. She took her first vows in 1953 and perpetual vows in 1958. She later transferred to the Sisters' California Province. She

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Sister Agnes (Agnes Julie) Pashby

Sister Agnes Pashby was born in Lynn, MA, to parents John and Rebecca (Sullivan) Pashby. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1950, taking the name Sister Agnes Julie. She took her first vows in 1952 and perpetual vows in 1957. Sister Agnes' Ministries Educator 1952-1956 Our Lady of the Angels School,

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Sister Catherine Perry (1932-2020)

Sister Catherine Perry passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Notre Dame Long Term Care Center, Worcester, on the 68th anniversary of taking her vows. Sister Catherine was born in Worcester on February 27, 1932, daughter of Mitchell F. and Catherine H. (Bruneau) Perry. She graduated from Ascension High School in Worcester and

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Sr. Rita Raboin

Sr. Rita was born in Boston and raised in Cambridge where she attended Notre Dame Schools and Cushing High School in South Boston. In I962, she entered Notre Dame and after teaching in Woburn and Salem, NH, was missioned to Brazil where she served for 36 years. Returning to the United States in March of

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Sr. Ellen (Joan St. Ann) Reilly

"Our idea of God's goodness is never comprehensive enough. It must make our hearts as wide as the world." – St. Julie Billiart I was the youngest of five children, born to Patrick and Anna (Sheehan) Reilly. My mother died in childbirth with the sixth child so dad had five children under the age of

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Sr. Rosemary Reynolds

Sister Rosemary Reynolds entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1973. She currently serves as Associate Director for Employment Partnerships at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT.  

Sister Marna Rogers

Sister Marna Rogers has taught in Notre Dame de Namur educational settings in Boston, Worcester, Peabody and Hawaii. After studies for specialized schools, she worked on the staff of Landmark School in Beverly and KaKawis, British Columbia. She also served in leadership for the Boston Province and at the Congregational Level in Rome. Following her

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Sr. Rosemarie Ryan (1939-2020)

Sister Rosemarie Ryan, 89, died Monday, October 12, 2020 at the Notre Dame Care Center in Worcester, MA. Sister Rosemarie was born in Cambridge, Mass. to John P. and Mary F. (Megan) Ryan on January 25, 1931. After graduating from St. Mary's High School in Cambridge, she entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur

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Sr. Marie St. Joseph Santry

Sister Marie St. Joseph Santry was born Mary E. Santry in Lynn, MA, to parents Thomas and Annie (Egan) Santry. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1950, taking the name Marie St. Joseph. She took her first vows in 1953 and perpetual vows in 1958. Ministries Educator 1953-55  St. Mary School, Beverly,

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Sr. Virginia Scally

Sister Ginny Scally was educated by the Sisters of Notre Dame in her home parish of St. Gregory's in Dorchester, Massachusetts. She joined them after graduating from high school. Like most SND's, her professional life began as a teacher in an elementary setting. Because of her involvement in the parish religious education programs in those

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Sr. Janelle Sevier

"For from [the Word's] fullness we have all received, grace upon grace." – John 1:16 I was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, one of four children. My mother and father met in the Navy, where they were pharmacist mates. My father was from Baton Rouge and my mother from New Bedford, Massachusetts. As a result

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Sister Dianne (Mary Kenneth) Shaw

"Teach all that is necessary for life." -St. Julie Billiart I am the older of two children born in Lawrence, MA to Beatrice (Jeffrey) and Kenneth T. Shaw, with my brother, Ken being five years younger. Both of my parents were born in the U.S. while my maternal grandparents were immigrants from England. My dad's

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Sr. Kathleen (Kathleen Francis) St. John

Sister Kathy was born in Hartford, CT, to parents Marshall and Margaret Rose (Butler) St. John. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1960, taking the name Kathleen Francis. She took her first vows in 1963. She lives in Windsor, CT. Sister Kathleen's Ministries Educator 1963-65 St. Boniface School, New Haven, CT

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Sr. Joanne Sullivan

Sister Joanne was born in Lowell, MA, to parents John and Ann (Sleison) Sullivan. She has one brother. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1970. Sister earned a degree in English and education from Salem State University and a master's degree in Counseling from Fairfield University. She lives in Andover, MA.

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Sr. Lorraine Tiani

Sr. Lorraine Tiani first met the Sisters of Notre Dame at age six when her parents enrolled her in St. Aloysius School in New Canaan, CT. She continued to be educated by the Sisters until receiving her B.A. in Elementary Education from Emmanuel College in Boston, MA. She also discovered her propensity for languages which

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Sr. Teresa Trayers

Sister Teresa Trayers entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1948. In 2918, she was inducted into the Bishop Stang High School Hall of Honor, with the following description: Sister Teresa served Bishop Stang as a math teacher and guidance counselor from 1975 to 1998. Sister Teresa offered positive support to a generation

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Sr. Bernadette Turgeon

Sr. Bernadette Turgeon has been a Sister of Notre Dame for 62 years. She entered the SNDs in Waltham from Beverly and Andover, Massachusetts. Her first ministry was as a primary grade teacher in Massachusetts… After 14 years, she moved to New Hampshire and began her ministry as a Director of Religious Education and Youth

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Sr. Mary Jean Verbicky (1938-2020)

Sister Mary Jean Verbicky died Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at the Notre Dame Long Term Care Center, Worcester, at the age of 82. Sister Mary Jean was born Eleanor Jean in Lawrence, daughter of John and Emily (Suda) Verbicky and graduated in 1955 from St. Mary's High School in Lawrence. She graduated in 1963 from

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Sister Regina (Mary Richard) Whalen

Sister Regina Whalen was born in Dorchester, MA, one of five children of parents Richard and Mary (Sheehan) Whalen. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1950, taking the name Sr. Mary Richard. Sr. Regina earned a bachelor's degree in history and English from Emmanuel College, a master's of education degree in

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Sr. Charlotte Francis Wickes

"How good is the Good God!" – St Julie I grew up as an only child, but it was a happy childhood. When my dad, an optician, served in WWII, my mother and I moved in with my grandmother. She had room in her heart for everybody. I attended Notre Dame schools from first grade

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