Sisters Mariana de Jesús Sagastume Ventura, Janet Lawrence (novice) and Claudia Margarita Juárez Juárez in Montreal during an international formation programme.
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May Conference at St Paul University, Ottawa
April 18, 2014
May 8 (Thursday evening) to May 11 (Sunday noon). … [more]
“For where two or three meet in my name, I am there among them.”
April 15, 2014
On Saturday, April 12 at 3:45 p.m. about 140 sisters, associates, mother house personnel and friends of the Congregation of Notre … [more]
PeaceQuest: “Grieving the Tragedy of War. Committed to the Hope of Peace”
April 14, 2014
A movement initiated by the Sisters of Providence, Kingston, PeaceQuest is committed to commemorating First World War… [more]
Solidarity Sunday
April 12, 2014
On the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Canadian Catholics are invited to give financial support for the work of Development and Peace in Asia, … [more]
Palm Sunday, 2014
April 11, 2014
A  U.S. Associate Candidate presents us with this reflection for Palm Sunday. She begins by saying … [more]
National Catholic Mission 2014 on Vision TV
April 11, 2014
Monday April 14 and Tuesday, April 15 Theme: The Gift of Forgiveness. … [more]
April 11, 2014
Continuing our involvement in the New Evangelization, we are invited to a personal and communal examen on the Gospel … [more]
April 10, 2014
I have been in contact with Sister Sabiduria, who is helping the families. … [more]
April 8, 2014
 Last week we had an early "good Friday" here in Charlottetown. As many CNDs as … [more]
Kidnapping of Sr. Gilberte Bussière, CND Tchéré, Cameroon
April 7, 2014
The General Administration Team of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame is following the situation pertaining to the abduction of Sister Gilberte Bussière and Fathers Giampaolo Marta and… [more]
Searching for our path…
April 7, 2014
For many young women today, their search for the will of God … [more]
Sr. Gilberte Bussière
April 5, 2014

Kidnapping of Sr. Gilberte Bussière, CND Tchéré, Cameroon

Montreal April 5, 2014

It is with great concern and sadness that we have learned of the kidnapping by a group of armed men of our sister Gilberte Bussière and two Italian priests, last night, in Tchéré, North Cameroon.

We have very little information about the kidnapping at this point. Embassies have been notified and the General Leadership Team of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame is following the situation closely.
All Sisters and Associates of the Congregation are united in prayer in support of Sister Gilberte and the two priests who were also abducted. We extend our prayerful support to their families and friends.… [more]
Reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Lent
April 4, 2014
The reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Lent is written by an U.S.… [more]
At the Movies: "Noah"
April 4, 2014
Noah has been playing recently in theatres. It's a powerful story with … [more]
Drawn by Mystery – Destined for Life
April 1, 2014
Read Sr. Ona Bessette's reflection on her recent trip to East Africa … [more]
Book Review
April 1, 2014
Ascent of Women (Random House, 2013, 311 pages) by Sally … [more]
Discernment Process for Visitation Province East co-coordinator
March 30, 2014
The sisters and associates who have responded to the "Associate Call to Leadership" in the East … [more]
A Peace Event
March 28, 2014
Last week, a rural middle school/high school extended an invitation to take part in their Peace … [more]
Mining Justice Starts Here!
March 28, 2014
As part of our continuing efforts to bring justice to the work of Canadian mining companies overseas, … [more]
March 27, 2014
Come to learn and explore the relationship between consumerism… [more]