Archive for October, 2013

24, Oct

United Nations Day is October 24th Malala Yousufzai was one girl squirming under the thumb of the Pakistani Taliban, whose draconian interpretation of Islamic law saw girls’ schools closed in her hometown of Mingora in early 2009. In a frank and witty blog published on the BBC Urdu website under a pseudonym, Malala, then 11-years-old, […]

11, Oct

Blessings, Since 1993, the United Nations has observed the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty  when the General Assembly designated this day to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries, particularly in developing countries – a need that has become a development priority. The theme for 2013 is theme […]

3, Oct

Society Assembly September 2013 Eighty Presentation Sisters from Australian and PNG gathered at St Joseph’s Retreat Centre Baulkham Hills recently for two days of praying and working together. Sisters had been preparing for the Assembly over the past twelve months with reading and reflections sent out to all. The main input at the Assembly was […]

3, Oct

Prayer for Peace

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International Day of Peace 21st September 2013 The International day of Peace 2103 coincided with the Presentation Society Assembly.  It was an opportunity to pause together, reflect and pray for peace in solidarity with peoples throughout Earth who are affected by conflict and strife. The Peace Prayer was prepared for all Presentation Sisters, Associates and […]