Archive for the ‘Tasmania News’ Category

7, Feb

  Maryknoll, House of Prayer, is a place of peace and tranquility in Blackmans Bay, Tasmania. Find out about a directed retreat and individual days of reflection at Maryknoll – download their retreat calendar for the first half of 2017.                              

16, Jan

On October 29 the Tasmanian Presentation Sisters celebrated a major milestone of the arrival of four pioneering Sisters and their five candidates to Hobart 150 years ago. Mass was concelebrated by Archbishop Julian Porteous and Emeritus Archbishop Adrian Doyle, together with a number of priests from around the archdiocese.

26, Oct

October 31, 2016 marks 150 years since the first Presentation Sisters arrived in Australia, landing at Hobart Tasmania in 1866. Our Tasmanian Sisters, friends, Associates, co-workers and St Mary’s College Hobart alumni and wider school community will celebrate together on Saturday 29 October. The months from July 20 to October 31, 1866 saw four Presentation […]

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 […]

28, Jul

Maryknoll, House of Prayer, is a place of peace and tranquility in Blackmans Bay, Tasmania. It commands beautiful views of the Derwent River. The large grounds are perfect to sit in contemplation or for a quiet walk, with paths leading down to the beach. Find out about a directed retreat and individual days of reflection at Maryknoll – download their 2015 […]

29, Apr

Nano Centa bilong ol Meri (Nano Centre of Women) was Blessed and opened 26th April 1987 in Ningil, Papua New Guinea. This Centre was the inspiration of Sr Patricia McNeil, Presentation Sister from Tasmania and one of the five Founding Sisters of the Mission in Papua New Guinea. Sister Monica Shelverton (from Tasmania and stationed at […]