• 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

Latest News

Union: NL Makes Pilgrimage to Ireland to Celebrate Nano’s 300th

20 Nov, 2018
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A pilgrimage is an ancient religious practice. The journey to the sacred place is just as important as the arrival. A pilgrim is a traveler who has come from far away. When you travel a new silence goes with you and if you listen you will hear what your heart would love to say. -John O’Donohue  300 years ago the seeds of a dream born of God’s own heart took root with the birth of Honora Nagle in Ballygriffin. In…

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Dubuque Sisters Honor Nano’s Legacy by Passing on the Lantern Light

Dubuque Sisters Honor Nano’s Legacy by Passing on the Lantern Light

19 Nov, 2018
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Above, Sister Joy Peterson presents Colleen Pasnik from Mary’s Inn with a certificate. On Monday, November 12, the Dubuque Sisters of the Presentation hosted “Passing on the Lantern Light,” an event honoring the 300th anniversary of the birth of Nano Nagle. The event recognized 10 organizations who bring light to women, children and immigrants in the Dubuque community with an honorary gift of $3,000. “This gift is our way of partnering with other local organizations in their work of offering…

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Union: US – The Long & Short of it in Mary’s Kitchen

19 Nov, 2018
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Written by Sister Breda Christopher Mary’s Kitchen has been serving the homeless of Orange County, California, for 25 years. Located in the city of Orange, it was the brain child of an Irish-born lady, Mary McAnena, who began her outreach to the homeless in 1984 at the age of 82. For 10 years Mary, with a few friends, cooked a hot meal in her home to feed those in dire need in her area. In 1994 the city of Orange…

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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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