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International Nano Nagle Commission

19 Apr, 2016
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by Presentation Sister Betty Rae Lee Presentation Sisters Veronica Casey (NZ), Betty Rae Lee (NL) and Anne Lyons (Ireland), along with Margaret Rosair, friend of Nano (India), were appointed to the International Nano Nagle Commission in 2015. We are mandated to facilitate creative ways of making Nano known, loved and proclaimed as a woman for our time now in collaboration with our sisters, friends of Nano, co-workers and students. I was privileged to attend the Nano Nagle Commission Meeting in Mosgiel, New Zealand, in February 2016. Despite long travel and arduous work, these…

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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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