Archive for the ‘Tasmania News’ Category

23, Nov

  St Mary’s College turns 150 in 2018 and the Presentation people of Tasmania are planning celebrations throughout the year. Key dates are Saturday 17 March 2018 for a College Community Event and Saturday 12 May 2018 with tours of the College prior to Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral. A sculpture of Nano Nagle will […]

4, Aug

  Maryknoll, Retreat and Spirituality Centre, an outreach of the Presentation Sisters Tasmania, is offering a directed retreat and individual days of reflection in October and November 2017. Maryknoll is a place of peace and tranquillity that commands beautiful views of the Derwent River south of Hobart. The large grounds are perfect to sit in […]

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. Sr Margaret Henderson, RSM, Email: mm.henderson@bigpond.com                                  

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 […]