Archive for the ‘PNG News’ Category

17, Oct

The Presentation focus for International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October 2016 is support to the villagers of Arop, Papua New Guinea for a clean water system. The launch of the system on 15 August 2016 saw 20 tanks installed for people who have suffered re-location after the devastation of their coastal […]

11, Oct

Catherine Mur, pbvm of the Presentation Sisters in Papua New Guinea shares the success of the ‘women in business’ program which is working with more than 500 village women in some of the poorest and remote communities of the central highlands region. Low interest loans have been provided to over half of the women and living standards […]

13, Apr

Against all odds, but with great determination, Srs Carmel Boyle, Monica Shelverton and Breda Ryan, who years ago lived and worked in Ningil, took the opportunity to travel to Ningil when in Papua New Guinea for the celebrations of Fifty Years Foundation of the Mission. Since the convent was destroyed by fire last year (so […]

8, Apr

The Pre-Sessions for Papua New Guinea’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) were heard in Geneva in March.  The Society submitted a paper for this UPR as well as a combined submission with other NGOs (Edmund Rice Foundation, Franciscans International and five other groups).  We the Sisters continue to advocate for justice in PNG and ask you […]

6, Mar

On 2 February this year thirty Presentation Sisters (nine visitors from Australia and NZ, three expatriates and eighteen of the twenty PNG Sisters) with the Bishop of Aitape, nine of the local priests, many other Religious and about 300 Friends of Nano and other friends gathered at Aitape to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the […]

3, Mar

Sr Anne Lane from the Papua New Guinea Leadership Team was delighted to receive Maria Tongop, Evelyn Yakou and Leoba Mesikapo into the Novitiate on the 30th of January 2016. Sr Regina Gevia, their Novice Mistress, will now accompany these women for the next two years as they continue their journey in seeking to know […]