Water Footprint

Water Footprint? We’ve learned about carbon footprint and how it can be measured. We don’t hear so much about a water footprint, that is, the amount of fresh water required in all phases of producing the goods and services we all use. A tremendous amount of water is required to produce food, i.e. growing crops, raising livestock, and processing food.

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Marie-Norma Gallant presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal

On January 27, 2023, Sister Marie-Norma Gallant was presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal. Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island acknowledged Marie-Norma’s 70 years of dedication to her community, empowering persons of all ages for a better quality of life.

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CND Associate Newsletter Visitation East February 2023

January 12, 2023 was a special day for Holy Angels and St. Theresa’s group in Sydney, N.S., Beverley was welcomed as a journeying Associate. She was presented with the Brave Beginnings Book by Patricia Simpson, CND, and a journal from her mentor Theresa. Theresa will guide Beverley through the steps prior to making her Commitment to become an Associate. Beverley is a former student of the Congregation de Notre-Dame and is devoted to St. Marguerite. She has also volunteered with the Associates at the Fortress of Louisbourg at the exhibit of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys. Our prayers follow Beverley on this journey.

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by our foundress,

Marguerite Bourgeoys

We are dedicated to our mission of liberating education
through prayer, work and community.
We follow Jesus, the Light
of the world.

Sisters Silvia Leticia Corea Sagastume, CND and Minkada Onana Brigitte, CND (CND photo, 2013)


Our Mission

Associate Relationship

Women and men committed to their baptismal call to live Jesus' mission of service, through justice, love and compassion in today's world.

As partners, sisters and associates, faithful to their personal vocation, commit themselves to proclaim by their entire life, the Good News of a God of Love.

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Sister Elizabeth King, CND, and Ms Yolande Cormier, associate, walking along the shore during an Associate Relationship meeting in Pensacola, Florida, USA
(Photo Sister Marilyn Doucette, CND, 2009)


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