An Ohio native, Nancy moved to California and settled in Los Angeles in 1974. She worked for a non-profit free clinic where she served as controller and grant writer to help clients receive healthcare. She also met Chuck Sheehan, a striking air-traffic controller, married him in 1982, and together, raised a daughter, Sarah Sheehan. After
Sister Gillian is a graduate of Notre Dame High School, Belmont and UC Berkeley. She earned her Ph.D. in anthropology at Cambridge University in England, and has been a member of the faculty at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, California. On August 19, 2018, Gillian Wallace was accepted as a canonical novice into
The youngest of seven children, Christina Trudeau was born in Los Angeles, Calif., to parents who instilled in their family a great love for God and the Church. As a young child, she remembers accompanying her parents to clean St. Columbille Church every Saturday, where she was given five cents to dust the pews. Her
Sister Lynne Marie Knapp knew for a long time that she wanted to be a Sister. Quite by accident, she met the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in Covina in 1967 and entered the novitiate a year later. Ever since making her first vows, Lynne has been a dedicated teacher. She has committed 39
I’ve had the privilege of being present to people who come to the House of Prayer and Villa Angelica in Carmel. I feel my ministry has been one of welcoming/hospitality to those who want to step away from the busy chaos of their lives to nourish their inner spirit and find, once again, the relationship
There are Sisters of Notre Dame serving in 19 countries worldwide. Some of those Sisters are from the United States. Among them are Sisters Carolyn Buhs, Sandy Price and Phyllis Cook. Training teachers in South Sudan Sr. Carolyn Buhs is part of the team training new teachers in the struggling nation of South Sudan. Click
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For the laughter of the children, for my own life breath, for the abundance of food on this table, for the ones who prepared this sumptuous feast, for the roof over our heads, the clothes on our backs, for our health and our wealth of blessings, for this opportunity to celebrate with family and friends,