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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 August of this year to mark the 300th anniversary of the birth of…

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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 hospitality to those who struggle to live in dignity and security and in…

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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 provided her a site on Struck Avenue on which to build a facility…

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Union: US Friends of Nano make Pilgrimage to Celebrate Nano

Union: US Friends of Nano make Pilgrimage to Celebrate Nano
18 Nov, 2018
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The Friends of Nano from Watts, Cypress, Orange and Upland, California, made a pilgrimage on All Souls Day to celebrate the 300th anniversary of birth of Nano Nagle.  They visited Nano’s statue in Orange and her mosaic and mural in Upland. [caption id="attachment_1489" align="aligncenter" width="396"] Than Nano mural in Upland, California.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1486" align="aligncenter" width="432"] Sister Jane Bonar in front of the mural in Upland.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1485" align="aligncenter" width="432"] Associates in the Nano chapel in Upland, California.[/caption]

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New Windsors’ Clifton Presentation Associates Donate to Those in Need

New Windsors’ Clifton Presentation Associates Donate to Those in Need
18 Nov, 2018
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Above, Sister Christine Liegey is pictured with some of the donated items. The Clifton Presentation Associates met last June and spoke about a project that they would begin. Sister Christine Liegey meets with with the Clifton Presentation Associates once a month. She told associates about the needs of the unwed mothers at North Central Hospital. After speaking with Sister Mary Catherine Redmond, who explained about some of the necessities these women are without, the group decided with great enthusiasm to take on the project. Sister Mary Catherine provided a list of needs and…

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