Archive for the ‘Queensland News’ Category

10, Apr

    Almost a centenarian, with her birthday approaching on 24 April, Teresita Ahearn of Presentation Sisters Queensland celebrated the 8Oth anniversary of her religious profession in February 2017. Grateful for a “privileged” teaching career spanning many decades and “more students than one could put a number on”, Sr Teresita is also remembered with fondness […]

5, May

These words from a familiar Australian song could be used to describe Sr Teresita, a Queensland Presentation Sister, who celebrated her 99th birthday on the anniversary of Nano’s death and entry into the fullness of life. Having completed 99 years, Teresita looks back with gratitude for all that has been.  She also lives with the […]

11, Nov

Thirty years ago Annette Shears pbvm (Queensland) began working in the Ministry to Migrants and Refugees. This year she was nominated by MDA, (Multicultural Development Association), as a finalist in the Queensland Multicultural Awards, in the category: Outstanding Volunteer. Read more in the Spring edition of “Justice Jottings”.            

1, Nov

The Presentation Sisters of Western Australia, Queensland and Tasmania have endorsed an international letter to world leaders in support of a ban on fracking and a renewable energy future. The action is part of a “Global Frackdown”, a month of action throughout November in the lead up to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change […]

13, Aug

Emmaus Online Video Prayers and Meditations Series for Adults   Presentation Sisters Queensland is pleased to introduce a wonderful resource of the Emmaus Online Video Prayer and Meditations with the first of several series for adults.  More information                        

27, Apr

The Presentation Sisters have joined over 100 other organisations in calling for an immediate moratium on sending asylum seekers offshore. Coordinated by the Refugee Council of Australia, the joint statement reads:   24 April 2015 We, the undersigned, call for an immediate moratorium on the transfer of asylum seekers to Nauru and Manus Island until the […]