- Union: US Ministry Receives Rising Star Award
- Union: US – Beyond Boundaries (Fargo) Showcases Renovations
- Aberdeen Advertorial Features Servant Heart
- Union: US – A Country Hoedown!
- Union: US Sisters Take Part in Senior Breakfast at St. Joseph
- Church Welcomes Sisters from Union: US Province for National Catholic Sisters Week
- Union: US Province Takes Part in Vocation Evening at St. Joseph Parish, Upland, Calif.
- New Windsor Implements Social Media Plan
- San Francisco Sisters Enjoy Renovated Ecological Garden
- Aberdeen Congregation Elects New Leaders
- San Francisco Sisters Participate in Indoor Picnic for the Homeless
- Newfoundland Prepares for Congregational Gathering 2018
Pictured above, Cheri Gerken, director of Presentation Partners in Housing, holds the Rising Star Award certificate. On April 13, 2018, Presentation Partners in Housing, Fargo, N.D, a ministry of the U.S. Province, received the Rising Star Award for outstanding performance by increasing donations this year by 30 percent during the Giving Hearts Day campaign. Accompanying the recognition certificate from Dakota Medical Foundation, Impact Institute and Alex Stern Foundation was a check for $6000.
April 10, 2018, Beyond Boundaries, Fargo, N.D., hosted an open house to showcase recent renovations and new construction. Beyond Boundaries is an organization that offers a full range of comprehensive restorative and developmental therapies. The $2 million project not only greatly increased the space available for therapy delivery (now 13,222 sq. ft.), but also provided spaces tailored for special needs. The building is owned by the Presentation Sisters and leased to Beyond Boundaries. [caption id="attachment_1248" align="aligncenter" width="432"] Staff at Beyond Boundaries showcase the newly renovated spaces.[/caption] Eighty percent of the 300-plus clients served…
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 April / May issue focuses upon Nano’s trait of Courage through a Servant Heart. Nano Nagle: Courage through a Servant Heart by Sioux Falls Woman Magazine writer Natalie Slieter Nano Nagle taught Irish children in the 1700s, despite it being against the law. The bishop of the diocese she worked in insisted she stop, but…
[caption id="attachment_1237" align="alignleft" width="432"] Sister Jane Bonar, Glendy Aguirre (administrative assistant) and Sister Catherine Burke enjoy the hoedown.[/caption] Presentation Learning Center, Watts, Calif., held its annual friend-raiser and fashion show on March 24. The theme was “A Country Hoe-down.” The ambience and clothing modeled by our sewing students reflected that theme. Everyone enjoyed the line dancing, music and southern food, as well as applauding the heroic efforts by our students who modeled their creations with pride. This year’s event was dedicated to Presentation Sister Mary Sullivan who went to heaven suddenly and unexpectedly…
March 14 was very special for the parish seniors and eighth grade students. That morning the eighth grade class joined the seniors for morning rosary and breakfast at a local restaurant. They were escorted by their teacher and school principal, Mrs Alamo-Ng and by Sisters Fidelma, Angela, Sheila and Mary. Mr. Bettencourt, eighth grade teacher, paired each student with a senior who was their breakfast companion for the morning. [caption id="attachment_1234" align="alignright" width="333"] Students wait for trasnportation to the senior breakfast.[/caption] The students thoroughly enjoyed listening to the seniors talk about their childhood…