Welcome to the Dominican Sisters of Notre Dame de Grâce (Chatillon) Oslo


Katarinahjemmet was founded in 1928 with the intention of creating a good and natural meeting place with the Catholic Church in Norway. The sisters are living their lives by the dominican motto “contemplata aliis tradere”; to give to others the fruit of contemplation. They live a life in community, liturgy, studies and preaching.

As of today, our community consists of 11 sisters, of which 10 resides in Oslo and one in France. We have developed from being French, French-Norwegian, Norwegian-French to the international community of today — with sisters from Norway, Polen, Vietnam and India.

Prayer and masses are open to all who would like to attend.

Katarinahjemmet, located centrally at Majorstua in Oslo, houses:

The oldest house on the property, Rosahjemmet, also contains

Are you a woman between ca. 20 and 35 years old who would like to give a year of service to the Catholic Church in Norway? Then you should consider volunteering at St. Katarinahjemmet.

Sr. Anne Bente Hadland op

General Prioress for the Congregation:
Sr. Else-Britt Nilsen op

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions!