Sturdy Roots

The Founding Mothers and Fathers of The School Sisters of Notre Dame


Recently a newer member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame asked me a simple question: "Can you tell me about our SSND Family Tree?"

After focusing the question and realizing I would need something succinct and interesting, I decided to create this "family album." It contains the most significant founding persons in SSND history. The links to each chapter appear on the right side of this page. As you read the text and glance at the pictures you will become better aquainted with these people or begin to know them for the first time. They were chosen because of their importance within the history of the School Sisters of Notre Dame.


The SSND Family Tree
The Holy Trinity
St. Anthony of the Desert
St. Augustine
St. Peter Fourier
Blessed Alix LeClerc
Bishop Michael Wittmann
Fr. Francis Sebastian Job
Blessed Mary Theresa of Jesus Gerhardinger
Mother Caroline Friess
The Living Coomunity
The SSND Family Tree in Artistic Form
Facilitator Directions

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