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New Windsor: Serving with the Sisters Service Week

New Windsor: Serving with the Sisters Service Week
21 Jun, 2016
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The New Windsor Presentation Sisters are pleased to have had their Serving with the Sisters service week, June 6-10. The week began with a visit at the United Nations hosted by Sister Elsa Muttathu and IPA volunteers Olivia and Nicole. Participants learned about global issues and how we can work and educate others for systemic change. After sitting in on part of a session we were joined for lunch by NGO Executive Assistants Victoria Larsen, UNANIMA International; Cecilie Keren, Sisters of the Charity of Good Shepherd; and Teresa Blumenstein, Loretto community, along with IPA…

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Union: US Province – A Cup of Tea

Union: US Province – A Cup of Tea
21 Jun, 2016
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Sisters Fidelma Lyne, Mary Kelly and Sheila Reen enjoy afternoon tea at St. Joseph Parish in Upland, California. This was a fundraiser designed to raise money to purchase food for the poor and homeless in the area. The parish operates a food pantry, called HIS HANDS, that provides food for those people whose income is too low to provide adequate food for the family. During the first three quarters of this fiscal year, 5,690 people received assistance from this ministry. Much of the food is donated by parishioners and the rest is the…

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Union: United States Province – Presentation Learning Center

21 Jun, 2016
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As we finish another academic year at Presentation Sisters Learning Center in Watts, we want to take this opportunity to thank you for co-ministering alongside us with your time, talent and treasure. With your help and support, 21 people became new U.S. Citizens this school year and one of our G.E.D. students received her high school diploma, with others still in process. Another 150 students received certificates of participation in their classes of E.S.L. levels 1-5, English conversation and technology. Our computer students gave very interesting and comprehensive PowerPoint reports on a wide range…

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Union: Newfoundland and Labrador Sisters Gift of Property

13 Jun, 2016
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Presentation Sisters in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, have given an amazing gift to their local community. You can read about it here: http://bit.ly/1sBNA49

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Union: US – Nano Nagle Heritage Day at St. Gregory the Great School

Union: US – Nano Nagle Heritage Day at St. Gregory the Great School
20 May, 2016
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April 26, 2016, the anniversary of Nano Nagle’s death, was highlighted in a remarkable way at St. Gregory the Great School, San Antonio, Texas. Most of the Presentation Sisters at Callaghan Road had spent many years teaching in that great school … so April 26, reminded those at the school of this significant date. A retired teacher and friend, Gerry Wussler, assumed the character of Nano in the familiar monologue and captivated the entire student body as she moved from Ballygriffin to Paris, to ministering in Cork. Each grade at St. Gregory’s had an outreach project…

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