Saint Julie’s influence is as alive today as it was over 200 years ago when she founded the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Read More
In 2005, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur (SNDdeN) initiated a Solar Energy Program in Africa. Sr. Lorraine Connell conceived an energy brainchild to improve the lives of our Sisters and the people whom they serve in places deprived of life's necessities. Read More
Sister of Notre Dame de Namur, Dorothy Stang, moved to Brazil 40 years ago to help poor farmers build independent futures for their families. She was shot to death Saturday, February 12, 2005, in Anapu, Para, a section of Brazil's Amazon rainforest. Read More
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Sister Jean Stoner represents the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur at the United Nations, working primarily on issues related to poverty eradication, sustainable development, financing for development, education, and human trafficking. Subscribe to Sr. Jean's blog and follow her efforts on Twitter.