• 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

Dubuque Associate Writes Book on Nano

Dubuque Associate Writes Book on Nano

21 Jan, 2019
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Dubuque Presentation Associate Barbara Ressler just published a book about Nano Nagle. It is now available in paperback, hardcover and e-book formats. Barbara's manuscript came in the second of the two finalists in response to an invitation by the Union for "an updated" account of the life of Nano for the modern reader. According to Barbara, "Each chapter has poetry and is written as if Nano is writing in her journal. My intent was to have Nano come alive as a person…

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Two New Faces in Dubuque

Two New Faces in Dubuque

20 Jan, 2019
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Pictured above, Sisters Thao Pham (left) and Tuyet Pham (right) from the Dominican Congregation of Bui Chu in Vietnam. Among the Christmas gifts arriving at Mount Loretto were two guests who will live among the Dubuque Presentation Sisters for the next couple years. Sisters Thao Pham and Tuyet Pham are from the Dominican Congregation of Bui Chu in Vietnam and are being sponsored by the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters. They will live with the Dubuque community while they study English as a…

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Dubuque Coalition Against Human Trafficking

Dubuque Coalition Against Human Trafficking

19 Jan, 2019
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[caption id="attachment_1598" align="alignright" width="300"] Sister Joy Peterson holds the proclamation declaring it Human Trafficking and Human Slavery Prevention month in Dubuque.[/caption] At the Dubuque City Council Meeting on January 7, Dubuque Presentation Sister Joy Peterson, and Franciscan Sister Mary Lechtenberg represented the Coalition Against Human Trafficking in the Tri-State Area as the City Council proclaimed January 2019 "Human Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month" in the city of Dubuque and January 11, 2019, as "National Human Trafficking Awareness Day." The…

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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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