The Julie Community Center (JCC) was established in 1975 by Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and residents of East Baltimore. Incorporated in September of 1976 as a 501 (c)(3), the Center has served the southeast and east Baltimore communities for over 40 years. The JCC has functioned as a partnership with the residents of
In the Fall of 2002, Sisters Academy of Baltimore emerged from an idea generated by the leadership of four Congregations of Religious Women – SSND, SNDdeN, RSM and CBS (Bon Secours). The idea was to initiate quality educational opportunities for young girls in SW Baltimore, MD – an area of extreme poverty. From that idea
The Sister Mary Margarent Pignone, SNDdeN Media CenterNotre Dame St Peter’s School, Kroonstad, South Africa History The Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur (SNDdeN) were invited by the then Ecclesiastical Administrator of the region, to Kroonstad, Free State Province, South Africa in 1907, to open a “boarding school for young ladies”. The school grew in
Sister Marcella has spent most of her years in ministry at Christ House, a home for men who are poor, sick and homeless. Across time, she has served as Social Worker, Chaplain, Spiritual Life Minister, and convener and moderator of community meetings among the men and staff. Currently, Marcella leads weekly Communal Prayer and is
Anapu, Brazil: The farmers plan to restore the land’s production to food crops and orchards and replant species of the forest trees.
A farm near Kisantu: We train women and adolescents in entrepreneurial skills that will help them provide for themselves and their families.
Notre Dame Cristo Rey High School has set up an emergency fund to support alumni in higher education.
“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved be achieved by understanding.” – Albert Einstein
“Ask, hope, expect everything form God’s infinite goodness.” – St. Julie Billiart
“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela