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    The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary is an international congregation of Catholic Women Religious, Associates and Lay Consecrated who are dedicated to the full development of the human person through education, social justice, contemplation, and the arts.
  • Spirituality

    Our Foundress, Mother Marie Rose Durocher, was a contemplative in action. The fire of Mother Marie Rose that we carry gives life to our SNJM reality.
  • Our Ministries

    We work in multiple settings for the full development of the human person. These settings include preschools, parishes, tutoring centers or graduate programs; studios, prisons, immigrant centers or clinics; leading processes that guide communities to choose a Gospel path, or directing programs that promote systemic change.
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    The legacy of faith, vision and courage of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary is enkindled in our ministries. Through your prayers or financial support, the Sisters continue the work that was begun more than 150 years ago by Blessed Marie Rose Durocher: full development of the human person through education, social justice, contemplation, and the arts.
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Recent News

St. Mary's Academy Students Attend and Win at CyberDiscovery Camp

St. Mary's Academy students recently participated in a CyberDiscovery Camp at Portland State University to explore the history, social and ethical issues, and technology involved in cyberspace security. They scored the most points for the duration of the camp and received a financial award of $1250 which will be used to fund projects for St. Mary's Academy's Tech Club in the upcoming year. Read more at: http://blog.oregonlive.com/my-portland/2014/07/st_marys_academy _students_brea.html.

Prayer for Peace in Israel and Palestine

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We offer a Prayer for Peace in Israel and Palestine, in the Prayers section of our website, at: http://www.snjmusontario.org/who-we-are/spirituality/prayers.

Ramona Convent Secondary School Students Do Good in Costa Rica

Students from Ramona Convent Secondary School recently traveled to Costa Rica where they participated in community service activities at a remote elementary school. They poured a new concrete floor in one of the classrooms, built a new walkway, and painted the school inside and out. Read more at: http://pasadenanow.com/pasadenaschools/an-8-day-trip-to-costa-rica-for-ramona-convent-secondary-school-students/#.U8hK_7ER9VA.

National Catholic Reporter Reviews Sr. Anne Patrick's Newest Book

A review of Sr. Anne Patrick's newest book is included in NCR's Women Today 2014 section in their print edition. An excerpt is available online at: http://ncronline.org/preview/author-connects-dots-sisters-evolution.

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Anne Patrick, SNJM

Heritage University Video Series Helps First Generation Students

Kathleen Ross, SNJM and the Institute for Student Identity and Success (ISIS) at Heritage University are featured in Inside Higher Ed's article, "Faculty Tips for First-Gen Students," for creating a video series to help instructors support first-generation students. Read more at: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/06/ 03/video-series-aims-help-instructors-help-first-generation-students#sthash.hfCBh4Wz.mEZaKKHg.dpbs

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Kathleen Ross, SNJM

Paula Turnbull, SNJM and her Garbage Eating Goat

Sisters, Associates and Partners in Ministry gathered to help Paula Turnbull, SNJM celebrate the 40th anniversary of the garbage eating goat she created for Spokane Expo '74. Former City of Spokane Arts Director Karen Moble, who served as emcee, began her remarks by saying "I want to be like Sister Paula when I grow up!" Read more at: http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/ jun/22/birthday-party-celebrates-riverfront-parks/.

Spokane - Paula Turnbull - goat - expo - with Tom Keefe