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6th Street sisters group early picture Sr Desiree

If you would like to learn more information about any Sister with the Congregation please contact the Archivist by email, telephone or regular mail.

Nancy Barthelemy
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
30 Jeffrey’s Neck Rd.
Ipswich, MA 01938


  1. hello i am Josephine, may i know is there any sister who join the “Four Days Canada Tour” from Sunshine Travel in Boston? I take some photo with two sisters and i want to visit them before i go back to Hong Kong on 25th July. Please reply me as soon as possible thank you.

  2. I’m sorry, I don’t know that. This page is generally used to locate Sisters for family research.

  3. I attended St. John’s Grammar School in Peabody, MA from 1960-1968. If possible, could you please tell me where these Sisters are now?

    Sister Richard St. Catherine
    Sister Julie Michael
    Sister Mary Bernadine
    Sister Regina Dolores
    Sister Julie St. William
    Sister Josephine Julie
    Sister Thomas Loretto

    Thank you!

    • I’ll email you soon with the info.

  4. I am looking to get in touch with my friend since high school and at my wedding 29 years ago and who took vows with us on Jan. 27, 1965. Her name is Sister Rita Raboin, SND. I was sister Marita Paul (Sr. Jean Cutlip). By

  5. I am interested in seeing the obituaries for Sister Berchmans Marie and Sister Catherine Imelda (Sister Mary Audrey) Both taught me at Fitton and Holy Redeemer in East Boston.

  6. Could you let me know when Sr. Xavier (Mansfield) died, and where she is buried, please. I searched the cemetery in Ipswich but she is not there. She taught me piano many years ago…

  7. Looking for Sr. Monica and Sr Christine Julie of Cardinal Cushing High, South Boston. I graduated 1965.

  8. looking for my 7th grand teacher sister raymond teresta she taught at st. joseph in alameda california in the 1950’s

    • If she came from the California province, you need to contact the California archivist. I’ll contact you off site with her email address.

      • Thank you for helping me i await your email

      • Hi Toni, I’m not sure what you’re looking for. Do you have a specific sister you need information about?

  9. Hello,
    I am trying to find information about Sister Elizabeth John who taught 2nd grade at Saint Gregory’s grammar school, Room 2J, in Dorchester, MA in 1963-1964. She was a kind and loving sister who I’ve thought of often over the years.
    Thank you.

    • Dear Ms. Mcelaney, I will respond to you through my work email. Look for my response there.

  10. I am a cousin of Sister Julie Patricia O’Neil. (my father was first cousin to her) I reached out a while ago, perhaps 2yrs ago now.. and would like to connect with her again if possible. Please let me know if she is available for me to either call or make a visit. Thank you!

  11. I attended east Catholic high School in Manchester CT from September 1960 through June 1965. Is Sister Julie St. John still alive?

    • I will contact you regarding Sr. Julie St. John via my work email.

  12. Hi there, I was hoping you could help me. I am searching for information regarding a relative from several generations ago. Her name was Mary Ann Curran and she took the name Sister Thecla. She was possibly born in 1839 in Ireland and died in 1902. She lived at the Academy of Notre Dame in Lowell, Mass. I understand you may not have this information, if not, I’m hoping someone can point me in the right direction. Thank you!

    • Hi Christine, I will respond by email with some information.

  13. Hello, I attended Academy of Notre Dame in Tyngsboro, MA from 1979-1988. I think of many different sisters from those times. It has been so long, but was curious about a Sr. Mary Alice that taught first grade for many years there. She was everyone’s favorite. Thank you for your time.

    • Hi Monica, I will reply through email to your request.

  14. Hello, I really feal that to join this congregation, as a sister, please help me out,,

    • Dear Sarah,
      To learn more about becoming a Sister of Notre Dame, visit and click on Join Us–the tab on the far right. There is information about becoming a member of the Congregation.

  15. I’m actually looking for 3 of my relatives all 3 were Sisters of Notre Dame
    Margaret Rosenberge,r ( Sr. Bernadine Theresa), her sister Mary Rosenberger, (Sr. Margaret Augusta), and Marry Mullett, (Sr. Mary Francis). I know Sr. Mary Francis was teaching Biology at Emmanuel till the 1960’s, and I had found Margaret in a census but I have No idea what happened to them after the 40’s. I knew Sister Frances Bernadine (Sarah Carlow) so Im all set there!
    Thank you so much for any help you could give me! My grandmother was the only one not to join an order and my dad was an only child and I have NO . one in that family to ask questions to!

    • I will check my records and email you [off the website] with the information soon.

  16. I am looking for the obituary and buriel stone of Elizabeth McShane, her religious name was Mary of the Redemption. She was Mother Superior from 1864-1892 at Notre Dame high school Norwich in Norfolk.
    She was my 3x great aunt.

    • Hello Mary,

      Sr. Mary of the Redemption died on July 2, 1893. She had entered the SNDdeN in 1853. I have no information on where she was buried, but know she wasn’t buried in Massachusetts. There is no obituary for her, as there were seldom any obits for women religious in those days. She may be have been buried in Cincinnati, and if so, you can contact the archivist there. Her email is
      I wish you the best with your search.

  17. Looking for sr Bernadette Marie. Taught Beverly mass. In the 1965.!

    • Dear Eileen, Sr. Bernadette Marie Noonan lives in Worcester now. I’ll send you the contact information through my work email.

  18. Looking for information, history, pictures of my great great aunt Catherine Wenstrup – Sister Mary Johanna DOB 2/12/1847 Vows 7/27/1869 DOD 3/7/1918

    • I’ll check on what I have and reply through email to you later today or this week.

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