Africa, Asia, North America


The School Sisters of Notre Dame are active in a wide variety of ministries including education, health care, social outreach and pastoral ministry.


Where We Serve - Consultation/Facilitation

Consultation, Facilitation

Center for Earth Spirituality and Rural Ministry
Mankato, Minn.Center for Earth Spirituality and Rural Ministry photograph
The Center promotes and fosters awareness and ways of living that recognize and support the interconnection and interdependence of all life.

Emmaus Leadership Services
Silver Spring, Md.
Offers leaders of congregations of women religious opportunities for facilitation, ongoing education and planning for themselves and for the communities that they lead.

Maria Center
St. Louis
A welcoming space to meet, celebrate, gather, reflect and pray on the sacred grounds of the School Sisters of Notre Dame Sancta Maria in Ripa campus.

Springbank Retreat
Kingstree, S.C.
Eco-Spirituality and the arts, with programs designed for one-to-three month sabbaticals for religious women interested in renewing their relationship with Earth through spirituality and art.

St. Mary of the Pines Retreat Center
Chatawa, Mississippi
St. Mary of the Pines Retreat Center is a ministry of the School Sisters of Notre Dame of the Central Pacific Province and is staffed by Sisters Helen Roper, Dorez Mehrtens, Joan Schaefer. The grounds are surrounded by woods, providing a place of peaceful serenity. There is ample space for walking, an outdoor swimming pool, a cosmic walk, a meditation well, a labyrinth, outdoor Stations of the Cross and a small lake. Two hermitages are available for retreats. For more information, we invite you to download our brochure. The nearby retirement center of the School Sisters of Notre Dame provides those in retreat with opportunities for liturgical services and the assurance of remembrance in prayer. Download our brochure to learn more about our programs for 2017.

Transforming the world through education