History

Congregational Beginnings  The Sisters of Notre Dame are members of an international congregation that began in Coesfeld, Germany in 1850. Two teachers, Hilligonde Wolbring and Elisabeth K├╝hling, cared for poor, neglected children whose families were unable to provide for them.  At the invitation and encouragement of Rev. Theodor Elting, the two women decided to continue their good work Read more…