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Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur

Sister Carol Lichtenberg, Provincial, and Sister Sarah Cieplinski sign the official register of Perpetual Vows, indicating Sarah’s gift of her complete life to God. (Courtesy Photo)
Sister Sarah Cieplinski professed final vows at Mount Notre Dame on December 29, 2018 CINCINNATI – Sister Sarah Cieplinski, Sister of Notre Dame de Namur (SNDdeN), professed final vows at Mount Notre Dame in Cincinnati, Ohio, on December 29. Sarah joined the SNDdeN community in 2008, and spent the next

Father Thomas Meyer A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Thomas Meyer was celebrated Dec. 11 at St. Albert the Great Parish in Kettering. Father Meyer, 74, died Dec. 6. A native of Dayton, Father Meyer did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary and studied theology at Mount St.

On February 28, 2019, four will be honored as Great Living Cincinnatians at the Duke Energy Convention Center. One is Sister of Notre Dame de Namur’s Rose Fleming. Today we look back at her story 5 years ago. Xavier University’s student athletes are known for their skills on the court

By Marilyn Kerber, SNDdeN The recent archdiocesan Jubilee celebration gave me pause. Looming large for me was the seeming low attendance, to my way of thinking, as well as those who did not RSVP, even after a telephone call. And then there were the four who did not show. These

75 Years Sister Ruth Ellen Evers Sister Ruth Ellen Evers worked with students for 36 years as an elementary teacher and principal at schools in Ohio and Arizona, including four years opening the Most Holy Trinity School in Phoenix, AZ with Sisters Dorothy Stang and Paula Marie Becker. After retiring,

Father Thomas Espelage A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Thomas Espelage was celebrated Oct. 16 at St. John the Evangelist Church in Deer Park. Bishop Joseph R. Binzer presided. Father Espelage, 75, died Oct. 2. A Cincinnati native, Father Espelage did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary and

By Eileen Connelly, OSU Badin High School’s (BHS) annual Heritage Mass is a joyful opportunity for both current students and alumni to celebrate their school and share memories. The 2017 liturgy, held Oct. 18, was accompanied by another significant event when the only Catholic high school in Butler County officially

Stephen T. Badin High School (Courtesy Photo)
Badin High School’s annual Heritage Mass will come with an important addition on Wednesday, Oct. 18. The only Catholic high school in Butler County is set to officially announce its re-affiliation with the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, which previously ran Notre Dame High School in Hamilton from 1886-1966.

Sister Rebeca Spires, who has served in the Brazilian interior since 1970, tends to a blind woman. (Courtesy Photo)
Since 1970, Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Rebeca Spires has made the interior her mission. For more than four and a half decades, Sister Rebeca has brought Christ’s love to poor farm workers and the indigenous people of the Brazilian interior. “Jesus touches every person He cures,” Sister Rebeca

By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph In 1804, Julie Billiart had a meeting with the Bishop of Amiens, France, when she told him of her vision to create a religious order of women educators who would serve worldwide. The bishop and the sister were not in agreement. The bishop