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Networking for Mission III: Global Sisters of Notre Dame Conference

Wednesday, July 25–Saturday, July 28, 2018, Emmanuel College, Boston, Massachusetts

More than 200 professionals engaged in the educational and healthcare ministries of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur around the globe gathered on Emmanuel College's Fenway campus from July 25-July 28 for Networking for Mission III. Attendees from 10 countries-including Belgium, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Nigeria, Peru, South Africa, DR Congo and the United Kingdom-and a dozen states across the U.S. participated in a series of vibrant discussions and interactive workshops focusing on the SNDdeN mission in the 21st century.

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Networking for Mission III featured in the August 3, 2018, edition of The Boston Pilot

Keynote Addresses

Wednesday, July 25

"Vision Made Manifest: Transforming Lives Through Catholic Education & Health Care," Sr. Janet Eisner, SNDdeN, President of Emmanuel College

Thursday, July 26

"Catholic Identity—The Idea, Our Institutions and American Society," Fr. J. Bryan Hehir, Harvard Kennedy School; Archdiocese of Boston

"Challenges of St. Julie’s Times Resonate with Ours Today," Sr. Roseanne Murphy, SNDdeN, Notre Dame de Namur University

"Is Education Still at the Heart of Our Notre Dame Mission?," Sr. Anne Marie Niblock, SNDdeN, Notre Dame Roman Catholic Girls’ School, London

Friday, July 27

"Catholic Social Teaching—No Longer a Secret," Sr. Mary Johnson, SNDdeN, Trinity Washington University; Billiart Center for Social Justice

"Spiritual Leadership for Today's World," Sr. Teresita Weind, SNDdeN. Congregational Leader for the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur

Saturday, July 28

"The Call to Public Holiness in Chaotic Times," Sr. Simone Campbell, SSS, Executive Director of NETWORK and “The Nun on the Bus”