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Aberdeen Presentation People Attend Socially Responsible Investing Meeting

Aberdeen Presentation People Attend Socially Responsible Investing Meeting

20 Oct, 2019
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“When I ponder the heritage of Nano Nagle to her sisters and to the world, what comes to my heart are her traits of generosity and self-emptying. Nano shared all the resources she had with those made poor.  In order to carry forth her works, Nano invested all of her personal wealth and family monies into her ministries.  Carrying forward Nano’s legacy, Presentation people continue to address unjust systems. We advocate for improving human rights and are of the Earth…

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Dubuque: Living Radical Hospitality Fall Gathering

Dubuque: Living Radical Hospitality Fall Gathering

20 Oct, 2019
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Adapted from an article written by Dubuque Presentation Associate Janet Leonard On September 28, a gathering of inspiration and conversation was held at Mount Loretto for associates and sisters. Dr. Janine Idziak, a Dubuque Presentation associate, was the first presenter. Her first session reflected on hospitality as “welcoming the stranger,” those in the vulnerable groups of society. She offered a contemporary definition of stranger as “the most vulnerable strangers are disconnected from relationships with family, church, economic and civic community.”…

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Union Newfoundland and Labrador Associates Hold Retreat

Union Newfoundland and Labrador Associates Hold Retreat

19 Oct, 2019
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The Christ Divine Presence In All Creation The Universal Christ “Changes in small systems create large system change.”  Margaret Wheatley. On Saturday, September 14, the Deer Lake Presentation Associates, surrounded by the Central and West Coast sisters and associates, were “treated” to a presentation of Christ Consciousness Awareness from the perspective of Richard Rohr’s book, The Universal Christ. The presentation was facilitated by Sister Dorothy Corrigan at All Hallows Parish Center,  Corner Brook. We began the day being guided into…

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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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