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Aberdeen Sisters Spend a Night in a Car

Aberdeen Sisters Spend a Night in a Car
15 May, 2019
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We were honored to be one of the sponsors at “A Night in a Car” to raise awareness for homelessness in the Aberdeen community. Sister Kathleen Bierne and Sister Myra Remily joined over 100 people who spent the night in their vehicles on April 26 and raised over $17,000. “A Night in a Car” was a fundraiser that was sponsored by Leadership Aberdeen to raise funds for the Journey Home. The Journey Home offers temporary emergency shelter and long-term housing for those in need and includes people experiencing homelessness and poverty, addiction, depression…

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Aberdeen Celebrates Earth Day

Aberdeen Celebrates Earth Day
14 May, 2019
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by Sister Mary Lou Geraets, tender of recycling at Presentation Convent and member of Green Aberdeen Presentation Sisters and Cojourners joined with other groups in the area to sponsor the "Green Aberdeen" Earth Day fair on Monday, April 22 in Central Park, Aberdeen, S.D. The celebration of the day included something for the whole family. There were booths for people to visit, including a Presentation Sisters booth with visiting and offering packets of seeds. Speakers gave the reminder that the survival of the human species is at risk, encouraging people to wake up and change by consuming less…

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2019 Jubilee Celebration in San Francisco: An Abundance of Grace

2019 Jubilee Celebration in San Francisco: An Abundance of Grace
11 May, 2019
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Pictured above, the San Francisco Leadership Team (back row, from left) Sister Paula Baker, Sister Michele Anne Murphy, Sister Giovanna Campanella and Sister Pam Chiesa, and Father Tom Martin congratulating the 2019 jubilarians of grace (front row, from left) Sister Michele O’Connell, Sister Mary Jane Floyd, Sister Christina Pizzorno and Sister Merie Louise Sandstrom. On April 28, 2019, friends and family gathered at the Presentation motherhouse in San Francisco to join four Sisters of the Presentation in a very special jubilee celebration marking 70 years in the congregation. The four jubilee of grace…

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Presentation Associates Tell Story of Nano in Newfoundland & Labrador

Presentation Associates Tell Story of Nano in Newfoundland & Labrador
07 May, 2019
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Nano Nagle - Her Story Then - Our Story Now A Retelling by Presentation Associates, Port au Port, NL, Canada Stephenville Arts and Culture Centre - April 8, 2019 Script by Presentation Associate Germaine White, Associate Click here to watch the video. PDF with more photos: Nano Nagle - Associates' Presentation - Stephenville NL Arts and Culture Centre - April 8, 2019 “Nano Nagle – Her Story Then – Our Story Now” is the result of discussions our Port au Port associates had about what we could do to make Venerable Nano known. When…

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Dubuque Sisters Continue to Provide Assistance in El Paso

Dubuque Sisters Continue to Provide Assistance in El Paso
20 Apr, 2019
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Recently, Dubuque Presentation Sisters Julianne Brockamp, Kay Cota and Maura McCarthy, along with Aberdeen Presentation Sister Myra Remily served for two weeks in a shelter at the El Paso/Juarez border. This experience provided the opportunity to visit with many of the families from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador risking travel with small children to seek asylum and peace. They are escaping conditions of poverty, hunger, violence, extorsion and the severe effects of climate change. In the U.S. they live in total uncertainty as they await their court sessions to determine if they will…

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