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

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Dubuque Building Awareness to End Human Trafficking

Dubuque Building Awareness to End Human Trafficking

19 Aug, 2021
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A Jule bus with a strong new message is traversing Dubuque, Iowa, streets. The Tri-State Coalition Against Human Trafficking and Slavery sponsored the wrap featuring a photo of a lovely young girl to drive home a growing reality: “Not for Sale: Stop Human Trafficking.” It includes the national hotline number: 888-373-7888. The coalition was founded in 2014 by members of the Dubuque area Catholic women religious communities including the Sisters of the Presentation. The wrapped bus will spread this message…

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Drawn Together Voter Initiative Campaign

Drawn Together Voter Initiative Campaign

19 Aug, 2021
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Reflection by Sister Lynn Marie Welbig Several of our sisters and cojourners are doing voter petition drives in South Dakota in our work for justice.  You will find Sister Pegge Boehm and me, along with Cojourner Mary Ihli, at the Sioux Falls farmers' market each Saturday inviting voters to sign a legislative redistricting petition. As in many other states, the South Dakota legislature redraws legislative voting districts every 10 years, using data from voter registrations to configure the various districts,…

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Aberdeen Sisters Pack Summer Sack Lunches for Kids

Aberdeen Sisters Pack Summer Sack Lunches for Kids

18 Aug, 2021
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According to the Aberdeen Salvation Army website, “approximately 34 percent of youth in Brown County receive free or reduced lunch during the school year. When school is out for summer break, we partner with United Way, Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department and Feeding South Dakota to visit local parks throughout the summer and provide approximately 120 low-income youth with a nutritious lunch each day.” In honor of our UN pledge to advance and support the rights of women and…

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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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