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Presentation Sisters Video

Presentation Sisters are called to encounter God in the heart of the world and to continue the mission of Jesus in the spirit of our founder Nano Nagle. Like Nano we are called to keep our hearts open to the cry of Earth and the cry of those living in poverty, voices which challenge us to conversion and action both personally and communally.


Presentation Sisters acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live. We acknowledge their deep spiritual connections to this land and we thank them for the care they have shown to Earth over thousands of years.

20, Sep

In July, the Presentation Society of Australia and Papua New Guinea sent a letter to the Prime Minister, Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, asking that the newly elected Australian Government make the rights of marginalised and vulnerable people a priority nationally and internationally. http://presentationsociety.org.au/2016/07/20/letter-to-new-pm-to-prioritise-rights-of-marginalised-and-vulnerable The nine points in Society’s letter seek concrete action in areas of […]

17, Sep

The Presentation Society of Australia and Papua New Guinea has signed and endorses the appeal to the Catholic Church to re-commit to the centrality of Gospel Nonviolence and develop a Just Peace approach. The appeal is an outcome of the Nonviolence and Just Peace conference held in Rome in April 2016. There is strong expectation […]

15, Sep

“YOU’RE THE VOICE” student conference    The fourth biennial Nagle Education Alliance Australia (NEAA) Student Leadership Conference 2016 was held recently at Avila College, Mt Waverley in Victoria. It saw almost 100 Year 10 students from Presentation inspired schools throughout Australia, and their teachers, gather together around the conference theme “You’re the Voice” to:   […]

31, Aug

Migrant and Refugee Sunday – Take action 1 ——– Support the Education of all refugee children   The Presentation Society of Australia and Papua New Guinea invites you to sign the online petition, an initiative of the ONE organisation, calling for education for all refugee children. This petition is addressed to World Leaders who will […]

30, Aug

The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) invites everyone to join the World Day of Prayer for Creation on September 1.  ——– Learn more about  the Global Catholic Climate Movement, click here.   The Orthodox Church in 1989, proclaimed September 1 as World Day of Prayer for Creation and many other Christian churches have joined since […]

26, Aug

After 5 months as a volunteer at the UN with the International Presentation Association (IPA), Olivia Dawson shares her experiences with students in Presentation Schools in Australia. Her clear description of the IPA’s role at the UN is inspiring as is her reflection on passion and leadership. Olivia’s  video  gives a clear description of the […]

11, Aug

October 31, 2016 marks 150 years since the first Presentation Sisters arrived in Australia, landing at Hobart Tasmania in 1866. Our Tasmanian Sisters, friends, Associates, co-workers and St Mary’s College Hobart alumni and wider school community will celebrate together on Saturday 29 October (please see our invitation at the end of this article). The months […]

11, Aug

The Presentation Society of Australia and Papua New Guinea have joined a petition to Australia’s big four banks to take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As a minimum the petition demands that the banks: ● Make no further investments that expand the size of the fossil fuel industry, and ● Reduce your exposure to […]

3, Aug

The Presentation Society of Australia and Papua New Guinea has joined with other community organisations in endorsing a letter to MPs and Senators to support a Senate Inquiry into the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. One of a list of concerns is the potential impact on public health in Australia and developing nations as […]

27, Jul

Actively involved in the Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH), Presentation Sisters work in advocacy and with services to ensure that the rights and complex needs of people trafficked into Australia are met.  Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. Everyone […]