Archive for the ‘Western Australia News’ Category
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 […]
On Wednesday 3 May 2017 at Nagle College, Geraldton Western Australia, a Statue of Nano Nagle, founder of the Presentation Sisters, and the College’s Presentation Windows were blessed. The administration office was re-named the “Presentation Centre”. Nagle College Teacher, Caroline Comiskey, gave the guiding reflection, as follows
Presentation Sister Joan Evans, 84 years old and celebrated for her work in Bangkok’s Klong Toei slum for 25 years, has returned to Perth. But in ‘Rong Moo’ she will not be forgotten. Read Joan’s ‘retirement’ story and watch a video about her work.
Sr. Cecilia Suwannee Phetpanomporn, a Thai Chinese Sister of the Presentation Society of Australia and Papua New Guinea, began working with refugees in Thailand in 2001 as a volunteer and now is full-time with the Catholic Office for Emergency Relief and Refugees (COERR).
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 […]
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 […]