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Notre Dame - SF, 100th Anniversary of the 1906 Earthquake

Notre Dame, SF

1906 Earthquake Remembrance: A Prayer in Memory and in Gratitude, followed by a reception and time to visit. Please join us in remembering the 1906 earthquake and in thanking God for strong foundations and courageous rebuilders. As Sr. Mary Bernardine, the California Provincial visiting the Namur Motherhouse in 1906, responded upon receiving a cable from the Sisters in San Francisco just after the quake: "The Sisters, the children, all safe. God is good. Buildings can be rebuilt."

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Saturday, April 29, 2006 at 1:30 pm


Notre Dame Plaza
347 Dolores Street
San Francisco, CA 94110-1084


1866-Sister began teaching on Dolores St., SF.
1898-Old building replaced by 4 story structure.
1904-Bldg. survives earthquake; but not the fire.
1907-New bldg. educates thousands of SF girls.


Students & friends of Notre Dame & Mission Dist.


Barbara Cunningham, (650) 593-2045

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