Archive for February, 2014

28, Feb

The Slave who Became a Saint February 8th was the Feastday of St Josephine Bakhita, a Canossian Daughter of Charity in Italy. As a child Josephine was kidnapped and sold into slavery in Khartoum and Italy. Later she was rescued and spent many years serving others in Italy before being canonised in 2000. The story […]

27, Feb

Presentation College Windsor’s  2014 theme – The Journey Continues: Living out the Mission – expresses both PCW’s understanding of itself as a community and the spirit of its recent 140th anniversary celebration at St Ignatius Church, Richmond. Presentation Sisters, alumni, families and friends of the College, were delighted to share in the occasion with the […]

27, Feb

The Presentation Sisters are actively involved with ACRATH (Australian Religious Against Trafficking in Humans) and are supporting this excellent Easter egg campaign. We would love for schools to take this up and promote it….. Slavery-Free Easter Chocolate Campaign The Australian Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) are promoting slavery-free chocolates during the Easter season. This […]

15, Feb

January 21 was a day of great celebration for the Western Australian Congregation when Sisters Joan Evans, Goretti Keane, Rita Goodchild, Angela Dowling, de Lourdes Mansfield. Agnes Griffin, Raphael Porter, Frances O’Halloran, Vincent O’Connor, Aquinas McMahon,  Mai Delahunty, Bridie Rafter, Phyllis Robertson and Esther Quinn celebrated 60 years Profession as Presentation Sisters. The sisters assembled […]

13, Feb

Reflections from Sr. Lucy: One year on from being at the UN for six months I am truly grateful for the opportunity to have been there and learned so much. I have truly benefited from the experience:   1.   in becoming more aware of what I don’t know, accepting with less assumptions and being open to […]