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Union: US – Pentecost Parade in Fargo

17 Jun, 2020
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by S. Josephine Brennan and Mary Margaret Mooney On Pentecost Sunday a spirit-inspired parade came to Sacred Heart Convent! While sisters watched at a safe distance, 30 or more cars of associates came by bearing a gift for each sister. A short prayer service (keeping appropriate social distances) ended the event. The pictures tell the story. [caption id="attachment_2268" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Welcome to the parade![/caption] [caption id="attachment_2266" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Cars moving through the parade[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2265" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Cars moving through the parade[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2267" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Sisters at a safe distance for parade watching[/caption] [caption…

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Union: US – Nano Nagle Scholarship Fund Recipients at Presentation Learning Center

17 Jun, 2020
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  By Sisters Jane Bonar & Catherine Burke The weekend of June 13-14 saw the graduation of five students, all whom have been recipients of the Nano Nagle scholarship fund in the U.S. Unit.  Each one comes from challenging family situations.  Here is a brief synopsis of their stories: Melanie, now graduating from the 8th grade at San Miguel School, started life having her father shot dead while she was in her mother’s womb.  We had been at her parent’s wedding a year earlier and then had the sorrow of attending her father’s…

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Celebrating Nurses Week at Presentation Motherhouse in San Francisco

Celebrating Nurses Week at Presentation Motherhouse in San Francisco
17 Jun, 2020
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Above, a banner created by the Sisters at the San Francisco motherhouse for Nurses Week thanking the care center nursing staff for all of their dedication and loving care. By Sister Pat Davis Photograph courtesy of Sister Rosina Conrotto Presentation Retirement Center celebrated Nurses Week with great appreciation and gratitude. Our sisters on the second floor created a gratitude banner acknowledging by name the RNs, LVNs, and nurse assistants who carefully and lovingly care for our more fragile sisters in our care center. It was an opportunity for all of us to celebrate…

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Celebrating the Fifth Anniversary of Laudato Si’ in San Francisco

Celebrating the Fifth Anniversary of Laudato Si’ in San Francisco
17 Jun, 2020
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Pictured above, Presentation Sisters joined by motherhouse chef, Ray, gathered at noon on Sunday, May 24, 2020, in the motherhouse garden to pray the closing prayer for the 5th anniversary of Laudato Si. By Sister Pat Davis Photograph by Sister Rosina Conrotto Pope Francis gifted the world with Laudato Si’. Our reading and reflection over the celebration week brought about a deeper appreciation of our universe as seen from his eyes. It also presented a scary narrative of the work that needs to be accomplished to protect earth as treasure. The Environmental Focus Group,…

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