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Aberdeen: Our Faithful Journey

Aberdeen: Our Faithful Journey
18 Nov, 2020
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We prayed and we listened. For the last few years, our congregation has been discerning the call to steward our mission according to our current realities. This has not been an easy process as our individual sisters have also needed to discern their next step according to their own individual health needs. Through all of our prayer and discernment, we looked at the changing health needs of the sisters, continuing our mission within our current reality, leaving a smaller carbon footprint and a better stewardship of resources. These were all reasons that led…

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San Francisco: Learning & Loving Education Center Closes

San Francisco: Learning & Loving Education Center Closes
14 Nov, 2020
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Pictured above: Sister Paula Baker and Christa Hanson, Presentation Associate and executive director of the Learning and Loving Education Center, remove the iconic sign that welcomed students and visitors to the Center in Morgan Hill, California, following its closure on October 31, 2020. The sign is gone, the shades are drawn and the doors are locked for the final time as October 31, 2020, marks the end of nearly three decades of the Learning and Loving Education Center in Morgan Hill, California. The center opened in 1994, guided by the vision of Sister Pat…

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Union: NL Province Gathering 2020 & New Leaders

Union: NL Province Gathering 2020 & New Leaders
13 Nov, 2020
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Above: A leadership team photo reflective of these unprecedented Covid-19 times, are our three newly elected team members and our two appointees: Betty Rae Lee, unit leader - NL (center) , Roisin Gannon - NL/Ireland (lower right), Clo Martin - NL (lower left), Anita Mansingh - Pakistan (lower screen), and Mary Rossiter - Ireland (upper screen). We continue to share in the dream of Nano to: Live Contemplatively Walk Lightly on Earth Witness Prophetically In October we had invited you to be with us as we came together for our PG 2020, originally set for May, and eventually taking place…

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San Francisco All Saints Day Celebrations 2020

San Francisco All Saints Day Celebrations 2020
11 Nov, 2020
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Above: The altar prepared by the Sisters in the Presentation Motherhouse in San Francisco honoring all the San Francisco Sisters who have passed away. Submitted by Sister Rosina Conrotto On November 1, 2020, the Feast of All Saints, Presentation Sisters Ellen Cafferty, Giovanna Campanella, Judy Cunningham and Rosina Conrotto from the Motherhouse community joined Sisters Anita Torres and Sylvia Llerena from the Treat Avenue community to decorate the gravesites of Sisters of the Presentation, San Francisco, at Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma, California. They were greeted by a wonderful surprise as students from Mercy…

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Union: US – St. Norbert’s School Honors Tawnya Rider with Nano Nagle Award

Union: US – St. Norbert’s School Honors Tawnya Rider with Nano Nagle Award
19 Oct, 2020
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The Nano Nagle Award is presented annually to one teacher at St. Norbert’s Elementary School who embodies the life and characteristics of our foundress. It is the students, K-8, who nominate a teacher to receive the award. Principal Joe Ciccoianni shared several comments from some of students who nominated Mrs. Ryder: She knows how to be a team player and how to give great advice when there is something troubling us. Every time she teaches, she teaches from the heart, and I think that is really important for a teacher to understand and…

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