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International Formation Gathering Opening Ritual Video

20 May, 2016
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This is a video of the opening ritual of the International Formation Gathering in Lusaka. Opening Ritual ProcessionPresentation Sisters attending the International Formation Gathering process into the Conference Hall at the Opening Ritual for the event in Zambia. #PBVMformationPosted by Presentation Sisters Union on Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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Presentation Sisters Gather in Lusaka

16 May, 2016
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Four sisters from North America are joining Presentation Sisters from around the world as they gather in Lusaka for a formation gathering. Sisters Annette Kestel (Dubuque), Sandy Butler (Union: Newfoundland), Francine Janousek (Union: United States) and Shawna Foley (Union: United States) have arrived in Zambia. This video by Presentation Sister Lynette Rodriques shows several of them with other Presentation Sisters singing together on Pentecost Sunday. Formation Gathering in ZambiaOur Sisters are gathering in Lusaka for an International Formation Gathering 2016 which begins tomorrow. We'll be bringing you plenty of news and images from this event,…

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Union: U.S. Province Rock ‘n Roll Fashion Show

Union: U.S. Province Rock ‘n Roll Fashion Show
20 Apr, 2016
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Presentation Learning Center in Watts held its annual fashion show fundraiser on Saturday, March 12. The theme was "Rock 'n Roll," which delighted the 240 people in attendance. An excellent Elvis impersonator started the show with a great performance which had everyone screaming and jumping up like teenagers! A delicious lunch followed, catered by In-N-Out Burger, which has a huge fan base in Southern California. Twenty-five Sewing students at Presentation Learning Center modeled their 1950s outfits which they had designed and sewn themselves during this school year. A silent auction and basket raffle…

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Aberdeen Cojourner Donates Sculpture of Homeless Jesus

Aberdeen Cojourner Donates Sculpture of Homeless Jesus
20 Apr, 2016
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Last year, at the Presentation Sisters’ camp for Latinas in Creighton Retreat Center, Mary Ihli purchased a lovely sculpture of “Homeless Jesus” on the park bench. She donated it to the Bishop Dudley Hospitality House (BDHH) in Sioux Falls, S.D. Mary also chose a photo of Falls Park in Sioux Falls to accompany the statue because she feels many people find quiet and peace at the Falls. She chose the quote, “Jesus is present in the heart of every person. Today find Christ in another person.” as a caption. Terry McMahon, buildings supervisor…

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Dubuque: Celebrating Unity through Diversity

Dubuque: Celebrating Unity through Diversity
19 Apr, 2016
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Pictured above, left to right: Sisters Teresa Marie, Huyen, Nuong Reflection by Sister Teresa Marie Tran, SCC In August 2015, Sister Teresa Marie Tran, a Sister of Christian Charity, moved to the Presentation motherhouse to live while teaching at Divine Word College in Epworth, Iowa. Below Sister Teresa Marie shares how she continues to experience and celebrate unity through diversity. Being the only Sister of Christian Charity ministering in the Dubuque area, I was looking for a religious community to call “home.” After living on campus at Divine Word College for two years,…

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