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Dubuque: Gratitude for our Mission Partners

Dubuque: Gratitude for our Mission Partners
19 Nov, 2019
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On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the Dubuque Presentation Sisters celebrated Foundation Day and the 50thanniversary of their move from Mt. Loretta to Carter Road. They extended the invitation beyond the sisters at the motherhouse to associates and benefactors with an invitation to the “Gratitude for our Mission Partners” event. Our partners in mission could choose to come to the morning mass or evening prayer and stay for a meal following the services. Nearly 100 sisters, associates, employees and benefactors were able to attend each offering. We are so blessed to have so much…

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Aberdeen: CONNECTING Presentation People

Aberdeen: CONNECTING Presentation People
18 Nov, 2019
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by Natalie Slieter The Presentation Sisters are known worldwide for their mission work of advocating for justice and reaching out to the marginalized. The mission they are called to is inspirational to those who witness it. However, the sisters began to wonder if there was a better way to describe all the people who are moved to follow the mission of Nano Nagle. In 2012, sisters and friends inspired by the vision of Nano (from all over the world) gathered for the International Presentation Association Assembly, which is held every five years. It’s…

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Aberdeen Presentation People Attend Socially Responsible Investing Meeting

Aberdeen Presentation People Attend Socially Responsible Investing Meeting
20 Oct, 2019
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“When I ponder the heritage of Nano Nagle to her sisters and to the world, what comes to my heart are her traits of generosity and self-emptying. Nano shared all the resources she had with those made poor.  In order to carry forth her works, Nano invested all of her personal wealth and family monies into her ministries.  Carrying forward Nano’s legacy, Presentation people continue to address unjust systems. We advocate for improving human rights and are of the Earth by engaging corporations through dialogue and submitting proposals to the company,” reflects Sister…

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Dubuque: Living Radical Hospitality Fall Gathering

Dubuque: Living Radical Hospitality Fall Gathering
20 Oct, 2019
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Adapted from an article written by Dubuque Presentation Associate Janet Leonard On September 28, a gathering of inspiration and conversation was held at Mount Loretto for associates and sisters. Dr. Janine Idziak, a Dubuque Presentation associate, was the first presenter. Her first session reflected on hospitality as “welcoming the stranger,” those in the vulnerable groups of society. She offered a contemporary definition of stranger as “the most vulnerable strangers are disconnected from relationships with family, church, economic and civic community.” After time for small group discussion, Janine looked at the ways hospitality is…

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Union Newfoundland and Labrador Associates Hold Retreat

Union Newfoundland and Labrador Associates Hold Retreat
19 Oct, 2019
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The Christ Divine Presence In All Creation The Universal Christ “Changes in small systems create large system change.”  Margaret Wheatley. On Saturday, September 14, the Deer Lake Presentation Associates, surrounded by the Central and West Coast sisters and associates, were “treated” to a presentation of Christ Consciousness Awareness from the perspective of Richard Rohr’s book, The Universal Christ. The presentation was facilitated by Sister Dorothy Corrigan at All Hallows Parish Center,  Corner Brook. We began the day being guided into silence as we meditated on our own unique connection with Christ Consciousness deep…

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