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Back (l-r): Sisters Laura Jean Spaeth, Susan Jordan, Kathleen Bauer.
Front (l-r): Sisters Marjorie Klein, Mary Anne Owens, provincial leader, Anna Marie Reha, Christine Garcia
The Provincial Council for the School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province was installed June 13, 2015. Back (l-r): Sisters Laura Jean Spaeth, Susan Jordan, Kathleen Bauer.Front (l-r): Sisters Marjorie Klein, Mary Anne Owens, provincial leader, Anna Marie Reha, Christine Garcia

A History of The School Sisters of Notre Dame

The congregation of the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) is an international community of religious women. The order was founded by Blessed Theresa Gehardinger in 1833 in Regensburg, Germany. The School Sisters of Notre Dame are educators to whom education means enabling persons to reach the fullness of their potential as individuals created in God’s image and assisting them to direct their gifts toward building the earth.

The School Sisters of Notre Dame began as educators and continue as educators. Now located throughout the world, SSNDs serve in a variety of ministries, grounded in the concept of transforming the world through education in the broadest sense.

Notre Dame School is a private school within the diocese of Dallas

The school is owned by the School Sisters of Notre Dame. Currently there is one school sister on staff. The school is run by a two tiered board of which the SSNDs are the trustees.

Learn more about the School Sisters of Notre Dame at www.ssndcp.org