Sisters of Notre Dame…Missioned to Incarnate the Love of our good and provident God

Assistants General are Elected

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Sr.Mary Sreeja Chittilappilly Sr.Mary Ann Culpert Sr.Marie So-Wha Kwak
Patna Toledo Incheon
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Sr.Mary Kathleen Burns Sr.Maria Nonata de Aguiar Bezerra
Thousand Oaks Passo Fundo

Sister Mary Sreeja Chittilappilly
Sister Mary Sreeja is a member of the Patna Province, India and serves as the Mission Coordinator on the General Council since 2010. Sister was born in 1955 and made her first vows in 1978. Sister served as provincial of the Patna Province from 2004 – 2010 when she was elected for her first term in general government. Sister has ministered in social work and as a missionary in her province since 1982. She looks forward to serving the Congregation in a second term on the General Government.

Sister Mary Ann Culpert
Sister Mary Ann is a member of the Toledo Province, U.S.A. and serves as the President of Notre Dame Academy since 2005. Sister was born in 1957 and made her first vows in 1979. She has served as a council member and the Director of Education in her home province. Sister Mary Ann has ministered as teacher and principal in elementary and secondary schools since 1981. She looks forward to serving the Congregation on the General Council.

Sister Marie So-Wha Kwak
Sister Marie So-Wha is a member of the Incheon Province, South Korea and serves as the webmaster of the Congregational website as well as the I.T. person for the Generalate/Motherhouse. Sister was born in 1967 and made her first vows in 1995. Prior to coming to Rome, Sister served in the Incheon Province as provincial secretary and a teacher. Sister has studied in Kettering, England as well as lived and taught in the Thousand Oaks Province. Sister is looking forward to serving the whole Congregation as a Council member in General Government.

Sister Mary Kathleen Burns
Sister Mary Kathleen is a member of the Thousand Oaks Province, U.S.A. and serves as the postulant director for her province and a catechetical instructor. She was born in 1961 and made her first vows in 1982. Sister served as the novice director in the U.S. National Novitiate from 1998 -2015. She studied in Rome receiving a License in Spiritual Theology (STL). She looks forward to serving the Congregation in her new ministry as a councilor in General Government.

Sister Maria Nonata de Aguiar Bezerra
Sister Maria Nonata is a member of the Passo Fundo Province, Brazil and serves as the Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) Coordinator for the Congregation since July 2016. Sister was born in 1963 and made first vows in 1984. Prior to coming to Rome she ministered in Acre as coordinator of pastoral, catechesis, and in child pastoral. Sister Maria Nonata is excited to bring her passion for JPIC to the Congregation in her ministry as a member of the General Council.


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