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Vocation Service Experience at Lantern Light

Vocation Service Experience at Lantern Light
19 Apr, 2016
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This year celebrated the 10th year of the Collaborative Vocation/Service Experience in New Orleans. Born out of our desire for further collaboration in ministry and in our living, women have been invited to join us for service in New Orleans. Initially the service was directly related to Hurricane Katrina clean up and rebuilding. In the most recent years we have joined with our sisters in ministry – those at the Lantern Light Ministry and Sister Mary Lou Specha initially at Café Reconcile and now in ministry with Sister Julie Marsh at Hotel Hope.…

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SAN FRANCISCO: Love Shines at Motherhouse and Beyond on Valentine’s Weekend

SAN FRANCISCO: Love Shines at Motherhouse and Beyond on Valentine’s Weekend
29 Mar, 2016
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A lot of love radiated out from the motherhouse on Valentine’s weekend! On the eve of Valentine’s Day, Sister Sylvia Llerena, her sister Sonja and their friend, Jean, brought homemade cookies and all the extras needed to decorate them. The sisters certainly enjoyed decorating them. No two cookies looked alike and their labors produced a festive array of Valentine treats frosted with shades of the rainbow and topped with sprinkles and candies! The trio also brought prizes for a raffle. After the tea that followed the work session, four sisters delivered more than…

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UNION US PROVINCE: Fashion Show Fundraiser at Presentation Learning Center

UNION US PROVINCE: Fashion Show Fundraiser at Presentation Learning Center
29 Mar, 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 50s outfits, which they had designed and sewn themselves during this school year. A silent auction and basket raffle…

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Union: 60 Years Celebrating the Spirituality and Charism in San Antonio

Union: 60 Years Celebrating the Spirituality and Charism in San Antonio
29 Mar, 2016
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In keeping with the 60th Anniversary of St. Gregory the Great School, San Antonio, Texas, a newly commissioned plaque of Venerable Nano Nagle, is being displayed in the front office of the school. The plaque reads as follows: “Nano Nagle, a native of Co. Cork, Ireland, founded the Congregation of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Christmas Eve in 1775. In August of 1952, three Sisters came to San Antonio, and on September 5, 1955, the first Presentation School in Texas opened its doors to extend the Flame of Love to…

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Students on Urban Immersion in Watts, Calif.

Students on Urban Immersion in Watts, Calif.
29 Mar, 2016
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Twelve students from Presentation High School in San Jose, Calif., spent a week at the Presentation Learning Center, Watts, Calif. They, along with three of their teachers, assisted in teaching ESL, citizenship preparation, computer and all the other subjects taught at the Center. They were full of life and energy and brought great joy to all. This is an annual event, with a different group of high school girls coming each year. This "urban immersion" experience is focused on seeing Nano's charism in action. One of the students who attended last year was…

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