• 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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Aberdeen: Hike 2 the Heights

Aberdeen: Hike 2 the Heights

24 Sep, 2018
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In September of 2000, the Presentation Sisters of Aberdeen, S.D., and the Benedictine Sisters of Yankton, S.D., merged their individual Catholic health care systems into a single entity, Avera Health. These two religious orders serve as Avera’s sponsors and share the common values of compassion, hospitality and stewardship. Each year, Avera St. Luke’s celebrates Avera Health Founders Week with various campus activities. This year, 18 years after the creation of Avera Health, Avera St. Luke’s Hospital and Presentation College, sponsored ministries of…

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Sister Richelle Friedman Represents Presentation Sisters on JFI

Sister Richelle Friedman Represents Presentation Sisters on JFI

20 Sep, 2018
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Justice for Immigrants (JFI) is a coalition of Catholic organizations committed to immigration reform as a priority of the U.S. Catholic Church and to creating a culture of welcome for all migrants. JFI is coordinated by the USCCB with members that include many religious communities, Catholic organizations, LCWR and CMSM. The Conference of Presentation Sisters is pleased to announce that Dubuque Presentation Sister Richelle Friedman will represent the Conference in JFI. Richelle, director of public policy at the Coalition on…

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Aberdeen Advertorial Features Fearlessness

Aberdeen Advertorial Features Fearlessness

21 Aug, 2018
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We continue our partnership with Sioux Falls Woman Magazine, promoting the mission of the Presentation Sisters. In honor and recognition of the 300th anniversary of Nano Nagle’s birth, each article focuses on a different characteristic of Nano. The August / September issue focuses upon Nano’s trait of Fearlessness. Living Fearlessly by Sioux Falls Woman Magazine writer, Natalie Slieter To act fearlessly doesn’t mean ignoring our fear. Rather it is the ability to take action in the midst of our fear, moving…

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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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