Sister Mary Cyrilla Hellman, SND; December 11, 1922-December 12, 2022

Sister Mary Cyrilla Hellman was a woman of extraordinary wit, talent, and vision, who lived her life in seemingly ordinary but highly effective ways. A century of generous community spirit, creative work to benefit others, and life-giving friendships proved her dynamic, evangelizing spirit. Celebrating her 100th birthday with a small party, Sister claimed she was […]

SHINE Women’s Summit 2022

Thursday, September 29, 2022 The Valentine Theater 410 Adams St. Toledo, OH 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Sisters of Notre Dame are proud to present SHINE Women’s Summit! SHINE is an event that will bring women of all faiths and backgrounds together to support, honor, inspire, nurture, and empower each other. Chrys Peterson will […]

Sister Leonie Marie Maigret (1942-2022)  

Come, Follow Me In The Netherlands during World War II, Leonarda (Leonie) was the second child born to Leonardus and Paulina (Wulterkens) Maigret. As customary, Leonie was taken to the church and baptized one day later. Though everything had to be kept dark and quiet, due to Air Raid Warnings, inside there was great rejoicing […]

Sr. Ethel Mary Camp (1925-2022)

Hidden in your Heart, O Lord, are Treasures of your Love. “Lord our God, you have been our dwelling!” These words from a hymn composed by Sister Ethel Mary and sung at your 75th jubilee exemplify her life. Sister’s ministry of prayer and music placed her in God’s dwelling. At the age of 96 God […]

Sr. Mary Regeen Ulrich (May 6, 1936- January 16, 2022)

Born to Ernest and Angeline (Missler) Ulrich, Susan Marie was the oldest of five children. She became acquainted with the Sisters of Notre Dame in her early school days at Ladyfield School and then again when she attended Notre Dame Academy. Susan entered the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1956 and was invested in 1957. […]

Sr. Mary Brigid Kelly, SND (April 2, 1937 – January 4, 2022)

Born of immigrant parents Margaret (O’Sullivan) and Edward Kelly, Irene Brigid, the middle child in a family of five children, had a strong Irish Catholic upbringing. Life revolved around church, work, school, relatives, and a social club her father set up to help widows and children of Irishmen who died young. She was of full-fledged […]

Sister Mary Damian Meng, SND; May 8, 1928- December 21, 2021

Born to Louis and Caroline (Heinsohn) Meng in Genoa, Ohio, and baptized Helen Mary, she was the oldest of three children. After attending Clay-Genoa elementary school and Notre Dame Academy, she entered the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1946 and received the name Sister Mary Damian, an appropriate name of the saint she imitated through […]

Sr. M. Danielle Coressel (1928-2021)

Born to Daniel and Berna (Boff) Coressel, Mary Jean was the oldest girl in a family of nine children. After attending St. Michael Elementary School and Richland-Adams High School, both in Defiance, she entered the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1948 and received the name of Sister Mary Danielle. She earned a Bachelor degree in […]

Sr. M. Patricia Snyder (1925-2021)

A rich life lived in a dynamic process of action and attitude, hope and helpfulness describes the 96 years of Sister Mary Patricia Snyder’s life and 76 years of religious profession. Her many ministries of elementary school teacher and supervisor, high school principal and counselor, college dean, and volunteer proved her as one who followed […]