A few days before Christmas of 1964 four young Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame set foot for the first time in Guatemala. They were eager to begin to live and work among the Mayan People in the highlands of this land of Eternal Spring. The relationship that began that day between the indigenous people and the four women and the CND Sisters who came after them would be a life changing one for both parties.
In the past two months, I have enjoyed learning about the Congregation of Notre Dame charism and ministries. To further the work of this office I have:
If you have ideas for what we can do to enhance our rapport with our donors and supporters, please do not hesitate to contact me. I look forward to hearing from you.
In addition to writing and receiving letters from Associates in Fukushima, Japan, the Kankakee, IL Associates have raised money for our Sisters’ projects. They put announcements describing the situation in Fukushima and requesting a donation in the parishes in the Kankakee area. So far, they have received $460.00 for our Sisters’ ministries with children and other people in the area whose lives were so disrupted by the March 11, 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown in Fukushima.