• Welcome to the website for the Conference of Presentation Sisters

    Welcome to the website for the Conference of Presentation Sisters

    We call one another to be contemplative women in action, fired by the spirit of nano nagle, our foundress.

    "There is no greater joy than to be in union."

    Nano Nagle
  • Welcome to the website for the Conference of Presentation Sisters

    Welcome to the website for the Conference of Presentation Sisters

    We call one another to be contemplative women in action, fired by the spirit of nano nagle, our foundress.

    "There is no greater joy than to be in union."

    Nano Nagle

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Dubuque: Nano’s Dream Realized

Dubuque: Nano’s Dream Realized

18 Jun, 2019
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Pictured above, Dubuque Presentation Sisters Julie Marsh (left) and Mary Lou Specha (right) offer hospitality, love and compassion to the homeless women and children in the New Orleans area through their ministry at Hotel Hope. Two generous hearted and spirited Presentation women, Sisters Julie Marsh and Mary Lou Specha, are living and offering radical hospitality to homeless women and children in the Katrina devastated area of New Orleans, Louisiana – an unfulfilled dream of Presentation foundress, Nano Nagle. Hotel Hope, a…

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New Orleans Service & Discernment Trip: Spring Break with the Sisters

New Orleans Service & Discernment Trip: Spring Break with the Sisters

18 Jun, 2019
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Pictured above, New Orleans commemorated 300 years since its founding the same year Presentation Sisters celebrated 300 years since Nano Nagle’s birth. Have you ever gone on spring break with Catholic sisters? This year six collegiate women from Iowa and New York did just that. On March 16-23, they joined Presentation Sisters Jessi Beck, from Dubuque, and Sister Mary Catherine Redmond, from New York, on a service and discernment trip to New Orleans. Prayer, service and community were key components of…

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Aberdeen Sister Mary Pius Gutoski Celebrates 75th Jubilee

18 Jun, 2019
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Sister Mary Pius Gutoski was born and raised in Chicago, Ill. She received a bachelor’s in education from Northern State Teacher’s College (University), Aberdeen, S.D., and a master’s in education from the University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana, Ill. For 20 years, Sister Mary Pius taught in Presentation Schools throughout the region. She shared her love of learning by serving as a primary school teacher in Milbank, Dell Rapids, Sioux Falls, Madison, Mitchell and Aberdeen, S.D., and Anoka, Minn. She continued to…

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Mission

We, the Conference of Presentation Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary of North America, aware of our need for personal and communal conversion, call ourselves and one another to be contemplative women in action, fired by the spirit of Nano Nagle, our foundress.

Ministries

STATEMENT JUNE 21, 2018 We, Presentation Sisters across the USA, want to associate ourselves with the Statements by the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, the US Catholic Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Maryknoll Office of Global Concern about the separation of immigrant children from their parents.  Since 1854 we have worked with immigrants in many ways and continue to do so today. We call for a comprehensive immigration reform that will respect the dignity of all peoples. None of the current immigration bills are acceptable. As a country of immigrants we are keenly aware that people have rights to asylum, freedom from fear, and the path to citizenship. These rights cannot be held hostage to funding any wall.

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Do you feel called to the Presentation mission? The Presentation Sisters invite you to explore becoming a Presentation Sister or a Presentation Associate, or ways in which you can support our ministry efforts worldwide.

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