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Sister Betty Daniels Sharing Ministry Stories During COVID-19 in Newfoundland

Sister Betty Daniels Sharing Ministry Stories During COVID-19 in Newfoundland
19 May, 2021
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Pictured above: Sister Betty leading a ritual at a pre-COVID small group reflection. Beginning with the 1st week of February 2020 and following the Christmas break, we resumed our weekly spirituality sessions at our Nano Nagle Spirituality Centre, where I live and am director, continuing from where we left off in December. The winter program, an online program which I facilitated, was an 8-module presentation, “Re-imagine Healing” by Anita Moorjani. We had three separate small groupings, held each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Each group follows the same program and a member from each…

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Aberdeen Presentation Sisters to Host Virtual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, Benefiting Caminando Juntos  

Aberdeen Presentation Sisters to Host Virtual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, Benefiting Caminando Juntos  
18 Apr, 2021
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“We are excited about the 2021 Cinco de Mayo Fiesta celebration,” said Kathy Graff, district manager for Wells Fargo. “Last year was difficult for many, but the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta provides the Sioux Falls community an opportunity to celebrate life and unity while raising funds and awareness about critical programs. Wells Fargo is proud to lend our support to this work.” Wells Fargo has been the presenting sponsor since the first fiesta in 2008. Not only have they helped out financially, but also organize the Kids’ Zone and supply over 50 volunteers…

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Dubuque: Catholic Sisters Launch Yearlong Social Justice Conversation Series

Dubuque: Catholic Sisters Launch Yearlong Social Justice Conversation Series
17 Apr, 2021
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Catholic sisters from 24 congregations in four states this March will launch a yearlong, live-streamed conversation series on the leading social justice issues of our time. Titled “Exploring Intersections: Catholic Sisters on Racism, Migration and Climate,” each month this series will focus on a different social issue and explore how it intersects with racism, migration and climate in a thought-provoking and engaging conversation. Three panelists from different walks of life, including Catholic sisters, will bring unique perspectives to each session. This series is intended to provide a forum for constructive conversation on the big issues of our day, and how…

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Aberdeen Presentation People Host “Virtual Mission Coffee” Gatherings

Aberdeen Presentation People Host “Virtual Mission Coffee” Gatherings
16 Apr, 2021
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Pictured above: One of the Virtual Coffee Gatherings, showing us wearing orange in support of #OrangetheWorld, as we join with the International Presentation Association to work toward the goal of eliminating violence against women and children, supporting the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Our mission development team started organizing regular gatherings for the sisters several years ago, with the goal in mind of keeping us all informed on what’s going on with upcoming events and consistent communication. These quickly evolved into an invitation of cojourners and employees, and a mission focus/discussion being…

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Dubuque Presentation Associates Deepen Identity

Dubuque Presentation Associates Deepen Identity
15 Apr, 2021
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Pictured above: Associate Linda Dolphin, Associate Marlene Von Fumetti, Sister Leanne Welch and Associate Sue Murphy. by JOAN BRINCKS, PBVM, and  CINDY PFIFFNER, ASSOCIATE PARTNERSHIP CO-DIRECTORS People belong to groups, clubs and organizations for many reasons: friendship and camaraderie; sharing a common interest; service; a work expectation. Becoming an associate is more than joining a club. It is a call from God to live the Gospel life in relationship with a particular religious community and share in their spirituality and charism as lay women and men in the world. The call to commitment requires…

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