Archive for June, 2014

29, Jun

On 9 December 2013 in New York, Venerable Nano Nagle was honoured at a United Nations Interfaith Service, hosted by the International Presentation Association (IPA) NGO Representative at the UN, at the Tillman Chapel. It was a momentous occasion for the Presentation Sisters, Associates, Friends of Nano, co-workers and all those across the world who […]

18, Jun

Congratulations to Sister Ellen Cafferty who gave an excellent presentation at the 13th Conference of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues! Read her talk entitled Self-determination.   I can only speak as an eyewitness to the efforts toward self-determination of the Mayan people, among whom I have lived and labored during 42 of my […]

17, Jun

Sr Betty Singamai from Papua New Guinea recently visited Sydney to attend the Society Justice Contacts’ Meeting and undergo training and support for her new role as the Justice Contact for the Papua New Guinea Sisters. Betty recently graduated from Madang Divine Word University with a Masters Degree in the combined fields of Education/Social Work […]

16, Jun

  Two of the Presentation Peace and Justice group – Helen and Mary, went to the detention Centre on Monday June 2nd. When two of the Serco staff came out, our members introduced​ themselves and offered them a copy of the prayer. They also told them that more of the group were coming on Wednesday. Lewis, […]

5, Jun

Environmental Heroes The prestigious Goldman Prizes are bestowed annually to honour grassroots environmentalists. Six heroes from Peru, India, Indonesia, USA, Russia and South Africa received recognition this year. The real strength of these stories derives very much from the ordinary lives they portray. The people here were able to see clearly and act bravely when […]

3, Jun

School groups, staffs, Associates, Justice and Parish group are invited to join in prayer and solidarity with the National Lament initiative for asylum seekers in our country. Click here to download the Prayer/Reflection for National Lament Week