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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.

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 […]

27, Jul

Presentation Sisters in Australia, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand are promoting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in the Oceania region. We need everyone to know about the SDGs and that the 193 countries of the UN General Assembly, including our own, have adopted 169 targets for transforming our world over the next 15 years. […]

20, Jul

In a letter to the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull MP, the Presentation Society of Australia and Papua New Guinea has asked that the new Australian Government make the rights of marginalised and vulnerable people a priority nationally and internationally. The nine points in the letter seek concrete action in areas of Indigenous youth and funding […]

7, Jul

NAIDOC Week, 3-10 July 2016, is an annual nationwide celebration of the “history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples”. The week is a great opportunity to learn more about and show our support for the indigenous peoples of Australia. The NAIDOC Week theme for 2016 is “Songlines: The living narrative of […]

6, Jul

Kaye Bryan of Presentation Sisters Wagga Wagga provides an update on ErinEarth events including a weekend display of exceptional sculptures fashioned using recycled metal and the garden providing a local community welcome to new arrivals on the eve of Refugee Week. “Oh, how beautiful, like fairyland!” were the comments of many visitors to ErinEarth (Wagga […]

30, Jun

Anne Henson of the Presentation Congregation Lismore writes on the currency of the charism and spirituality of the Presentation founder, Nano Nagle, for the changed conditions of our time. Download Anne’s article  

28, Jun

  For Presentation people responding to the cries of the Earth and people made poor, we begin with listening. This issue of Justice Jottings highlights the forgotten issues of the Federal Election: asylum seekers and refugees; Indigenous jail crisis, threat to the Great Barrier Reef  … read more