Archive for the ‘Presentation News’ Category

7, Jul

  Pope Francis urges us ‘to have a deep desire to change this world and leave this earth a better place than we found it’. (Evangelii Gaudium) To do this we must name and face every injustice and exploitation which scar our society and world. (The Tablet 20/5/17). In the Winter 2017 edition of Justice […]

6, Jul

  Presentation sisters across Australia are giving support to create the largest multi-electorate petition in Australia’s history and make it impossible for our Federal Members of Parliament to ignore that our communities want climate justice. Timed to coincide with Government reviews of progress towards Paris Climate Agreement targets, the community petitions call on the Australian Government to take […]

20, Jun

  Iona Presentation Primary School at Mosman Park in Perth has celebrated a Thanksgiving Mass in honour of, and gratitude for, the work of the Presentation Sisters in the school community over the past 110 years. On July 1, 2017, the Presentation Congregation in Western Australia will step back from the governance of schools, where […]

14, Jun

  What does our community really think about Australia’s refugee program? Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) staff and volunteers have released the results of the most recent annual consultation with people from refugee backgrounds and the services that support them. This is a crucial first-hand insight into how our Government’s policies are affecting those on the […]

6, Jun

  As the UN Commission on the Oceans gathers in Sweden for this World Day of the Ocean on 8 June, the Catholic Bishops of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Solomon Islands are urging the PNG Government to ban deep sea mining.

2, Jun

  “Connecting People to Nature”, the theme for World Environment Day 2017, implores us to get outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its beauty and its importance, and to take forward the call to protect the Earth that we share. Anne Shay of Presentation Sisters Lismore has prepared a reflection on this year’s theme that invites us to think […]