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Aberdeen’s Sister Elaine Garry: Answering the Call

Aberdeen’s Sister Elaine Garry: Answering the Call
16 Feb, 2019
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Answering the Call: Listening for God’s Call by Natalie Slieter Nano Nagle lived in Ireland during the 1700s, a time of oppression in the Catholic church. Those who were Catholic were not allowed to be educated, which resulted in them living in extreme poverty. Nano was raised in a prominent family and attended school in Paris where she was able to receive a Catholic education and enjoy a luxurious lifestyle. However, she felt God nudging her to help the poor and the needy back in Ireland. She was torn between continuing an easier life…

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Union: US Province Associate Honored

Union: US Province Associate Honored
14 Feb, 2019
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by Kathy Hogan Associate/Friend of Nano Ellen Mahli was honored at the Fargo, N.D.,  Martin Luther King annual event sponsored by the Fargo Human Relations Commission. Ellen is a lifelong volunteer and advocate for people in need of compassion and justice. She was a nurse for 58 years, including 34 years at what is now Sanford Health. During her years of service she specialized in mental health, substance abuse, clinical ethics, geriatrics and healthcare management. She has worked closely with Churches United for the Homeless and helped to establish the Gladys Ray Shelter.…

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World Day for Consecrated Life Celebrated in Newfoundland

World Day for Consecrated Life Celebrated in Newfoundland
13 Feb, 2019
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Reflection by Sisters Helen Martinez, Patricia Whittle and Sheila Leonard. In 1997, John Paul II called for consecrated life to be promoted throughout the universal church. He declared February 2, the feast of the Presentation of Our Lord, to be observed as World Day for Consecrated Life. The celebration of World Day for Consecrated Life invites all the church to reflect on the role of Consecrated Life within the Christian community. The invitation provides an opportunity to remember with gratitude the men and women who have chosen to live out their baptismal vocation…

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San Francisco Sisters Celebrate a Legacy of Love and Service

San Francisco Sisters Celebrate a Legacy of Love and Service
07 Feb, 2019
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Pictured above: Sisters Rosina Conrotto, Marilyn Medau, Kathleen Curtin, Catherine Mary King, Patricia Reinhart, Gloria Loya and Sylvia Llerena. [caption id="attachment_1624" align="alignright" width="225"] Sister Marilyn Medau at the Christmas Eve dinner.[/caption] San Francisco Presentation Sisters and friends concluded the yearlong celebration of the 300th anniversary of Nano Nagle’s birth by using community funding to co-sponsor a Christmas Eve dinner served at St. Anthony’s Dining Room in downtown San Francisco to close to 3,000 guests. This was the inspiration of Sister Rosina Conrotto who, along with other Presentation Sisters, joined the serving staff that day.…

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New Windsor Sisters Sponsor Day of Service

New Windsor Sisters Sponsor Day of Service
01 Feb, 2019
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The New Windsor Presentation Sisters sponsored a day of service at the Sacred Heart/St. Francis Youth Ministry Center in Newburgh, New York, on Monday, January 21, 2019. Presentation Sisters and volunteers spent the day painting and setting up a chapel and ministry rooms for the youth of the city. Once the service was completed, they enjoyed a delicious lunch followed by prayer. [caption id="attachment_1614" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Volunteers paint ministry rooms at the new youth ministry center in Newburgh.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1613" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Sister Pat Reils with volunteers.[/caption] Sister Laura Urbano led the day and is grateful to…

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