July News from the California Grapevine

This Saturday, we will be privileged to honor 10 Sisters of Notre Dame who are celebrating anniversaries of their vowed consecration to God. These promises of poverty, chastity and obedience are the expression of our commitment to follow Christ and to serve the Church and all humankind. You are cordially invited to join the celebration to be live-streamed on Saturday, July 30 at noon through this link.

Ugandan Martyrs Church, Buseesa

Fr. Godfrey Tuhairwe is a diocesan Catholic priest from the diocese of Hoima in midwestern part of Uganda, East Africa. His parish includes St. Julie Mission in Buseesa. Before pandemic restrictions on travel, Fr. Godfrey made several visits to California to participate in the Archdiocesan Mission Cooperative program. Ugandan Martyr’s Read more…

Entrepreneur Seamstress Project to be Funded by the Hilton Fund for Sisters

The Mission Advancement Office is pleased to announce a grant of $20,100 from the Hilton Fund for Sisters. These funds will underwrite a seamstress project, serving young adult women (ages 15 to 24) who
have a limited education and lack a stable source of income. They attend the Notre Dame Zinduka Women’s Centre in Arusha, Tanzania. Specific items to be acquired include 58 machines for sewing, embroidery and knitting, and necessary materials.

2022 SND Jubilee Celebrations

Congratulations to these Sisters who celebrate milestone anniversaries of their profession of vows. Celebrations are being held across the United States. Please click on the region below for more information about the jubilarians and how you can send your well-wishes to the Sisters you wish to honor.