Sister Nancy Uhl

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

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Sister Gillian Wallace

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

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Sister Christina (Christina Marie) Trudeau

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

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Sister Lynne (Lynne Marie) Knapp

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

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Sister Michelle Henault

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

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