The Spiritual Chapel in Belmont, California

The spirituality of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur is characterized by the call to discover and become the very goodness of God in our world. We embrace our mission, seeking life in abundance for all. We commit ourselves to deepen our relationships with:

  • God
  • One another
  • Those living in poverty
  • The whole of creation

Our spirituality embraces faith, prayer, education, social justice and environmental stewardship. It is a spirituality that calls for a commitment to serving others and a continuous journey of personal and communal growth.

Sister Gillian and Sister Patty Chappell in a spiritual setting
A portrait of St. Julie Billiart

Sister Mary Johnson with a group of Sisters in spiritual prayer

Submit Prayer Requests

We invite you to submit your prayer requests so the Notre Dame de Namur Sisters, Associates, alumni and friends can pray with you for your intentions.

Prayer Index

Discover our list of prayers for hope, courage and comfort or special occasions and seasons. Let us join together to support one another in spiritual prayer.

A group standing together in spirtual prayer

Days of Special Prayer

February 2 – Foundation Day for the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur (1804)
April 8 – Death of St. Julie (1816)
May 13 – Feast of St. Julie
June 22 – Canonization Day (1969)
July 12 – St. Julie’s Birthday (1751)

Notre Dame Spirituality Center

The Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur East-West Province operate a spirituality center in Ipswich, Massachusetts, where they offer a variety of workshops, retreats and days of prayer for both individuals and groups.

Click here to learn more.

Reflections, Prayers and Poems

Nearly all of the following were written by Sisters of Dame de Namur: