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Newfoundland Friends of Nano and Sisters Respond to Needs

Newfoundland Friends of Nano and Sisters Respond to Needs
17 Jun, 2020
lolson

We’re being deliciously daring and hosting a 3-course dinner to support A Dare To Remember! And, we’re inviting you, your family and friends to join us in support of African grandmothers who are turning the tide of AIDS in their communities! The above is a familiar invitation to the Friends of Nano in Newfoundland! Each year, with the support of the motherhouse community and many other sisters and associates, we host a Dare to Dine event by our staff and the JPIC committee, and we participate in the Stride to Turn the Tide…

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Aberdeen Presentation Sisters virtually celebrate Latino Community with online Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Aberdeen Presentation Sisters virtually celebrate Latino Community with online Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
17 Jun, 2020
lolson

Pictured above is Lucy, winner of 2020 Chihuahua fashion show. This year's Cinco de Mayo Festival, like so many other events, felt the effects of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, changing from a large, day-long gathering and celebration to a series of mini, virtual events and celebrations.  Thanks to the students and teachers of Sonia Sotomayor, Keloland TV, and our many community sponsors and partners, we were able to enjoy some of the rich cultural traditions the holiday brings: food, music and Chihuahuas.  We hope to resume the festival next year and see an…

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New Windsor Presentation Sisters Statement on Racism

17 Jun, 2020
lolson

Presentation Sisters of New Windsor, N.Y., stand with all those children, women, men, religious, cleric, and all those in leadership positions who condemn the horrific disease of systemic racism that we as American Citizens have accepted and lived for over 400 years.  We weep and mourn with those families who have lost a child, spouse, or parent to this epidemic of police killing.  Our hearts ache for our sisters and brothers of color who live in the daily fear of encountering violence, arrest or even death at the hands of those whose job…

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Aberdeen Presentation Sisters Respond to COVID with Centering Prayer

19 May, 2020
lolson

Reflection by Sister Mary Thomas I have been serving at Avera McKennan Hospital for almost 14 years now. In the course of this time I have formed a strong relationship with many of our staff. So when COVID descended upon the hospital we were all unsettled by this new threat. We had seen many images of how overwhelmed hospital staff in other parts of the country were and concerns about the shortages of PPE. How would Avera respond? Avera responded with a methodical, faith-filled response. Administration listened to physicians and nursing, to facility…

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COVID-19 and Newfoundland, Canada

19 May, 2020
lolson

Submitted by Sheila Leonard, PBVM Snowmageddon NL 2020 in January was a time like no other! Pandemic 2020 in March so soon after ... again a time unfolding like no other! What would Nano have us do, how would Nano have us be amidst Covid-19? 2020 ... or perhaps, 20/20 ... calling our world to en-vision a new way of being present. A new depth of “Presentation Presence” to one another and in mission emerging...  “If I could be of service ... I would gladly do all in my power ...” An invitation…

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