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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.

9, May

Report from Olivia Dawson On the third of April I had the immense privilege of traveling from Sydney to New York City to begin six months as a Short term Representative for the International Presentation Association at the United Nations. I was invited to join Sr. Elsa in her amazing work here and assist the […]

9, May

Catherine Codd, Marcela Cruz, Mary Ivers, Margaret McCarthy and Eileen Quirke have all been reported as safe following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake which struck the country on 16th April 2106. The earthquake toppled buildings, damaged roads and impacted cities hundreds of miles away from its epicentre near the small fishing village of Muisne. More than 135 aftershocks […]

5, May

Author Noela Fox and Sisters gather in Ireland for the launch of a new book on Nano Nagle, A Dream Unfolds   It truly was a day of all things Nano on 26 April 2016. As Presentation Sisters across the world marked the day of Venerable Nano’s death a group was gathering in the place […]

5, May

These words from a familiar Australian song could be used to describe Sr Teresita, a Queensland Presentation Sister, who celebrated her 99th birthday on the anniversary of Nano’s death and entry into the fullness of life. Having completed 99 years, Teresita looks back with gratitude for all that has been.  She also lives with the […]

25, Apr

“We would like to express our utmost condemnation on the killing of unarmed farmers asking for food relief. The people of North Cotobato are suffering from severe drought. The inutile response of government to help them survive such crisis is inhuman enough. To hoard the food relief intended for them is simply criminal. To open […]

13, Apr

Against all odds, but with great determination, Srs Carmel Boyle, Monica Shelverton and Breda Ryan, who years ago lived and worked in Ningil, took the opportunity to travel to Ningil when in Papua New Guinea for the celebrations of Fifty Years Foundation of the Mission. Since the convent was destroyed by fire last year (so […]

10, Apr

On Earth Day (April 22nd), all Heads of State can sign the Paris Agreement at a high-level signing ceremony at the United Nations in New York. The Paris Agreement will enter into force after 55 countries, accounting for at least 55% of global emissions, have deposited proof of country ratification. The European Union, China and […]

8, Apr

The Pre-Sessions for Papua New Guinea’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) were heard in Geneva in March.  The Society submitted a paper for this UPR as well as a combined submission with other NGOs (Edmund Rice Foundation, Franciscans International and five other groups).  We the Sisters continue to advocate for justice in PNG and ask you […]

23, Mar

On International Women’s Day, thousands called on world leaders in an open letter to do more for women everywhere. Why? Because it is widely accepted that investing in girls and women lifts everyone out of extreme poverty more quickly. Act now and add the power of your voice in support of women everywhere. One click […]

23, Mar

Berta Isabel Cáceres Flores was a Honduran environmental activist and indigenous leader of the Lenca people, and co-founder and coordinator of the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras.  Early in the morning, on March 3, in La Esperanza, Honduras, unidentified men broke into her home and murdered her. Cáceres was the cofounder of […]