News & Events

News & Events

For more information on any of these news or events, contact Jane Buse-Miller, Director of Communications, at 563.588.2008 or

In Memory of Sister Rosanne Rottinghaus

February 19, 1933 – January 15, 2021
With great sadness, we say goodbye to Sister Rosanne Rottinghaus. May she rest in peace. She will be deeply missed. Private visitation and funeral services will be held on January 19, 2021, in Sacred Heart Chapel, Sisters of the Presentation.

Order Your Perpetual Calendar Today!

We have a limited supply of our perpetual calendar of daily reflections and inspirations available for purchase. Find out more if you would like to place an order.

Repair Our Democracy

We join with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) and the world in praying for peace after witnessing the violence in our nation’s capital yesterday. Let us pray to God that we will resolve our nation’s differences using peaceful means and not fighting each other.

Employment Opportunities

Excellent opportunity to be part of a great team! The Sisters of the Presentation have several employment opportunities in nursing and food service.

Unexpected Blessings

During this pandemic, Presentation Sisters have continued their work while sheltering in place, both inside and outside the motherhouse. Despite many challenges, they have discovered creative ways to reach those they serve, receiving many blessings along the way. Sisters Beth Driscoll and Rita Cameron share their experiences of ministry during these times.

2020 Associate Commitments

We welcome Associate Lisa Schmidt!

In Memory of Mary Jane Besch

February 19, 1930 – December 5, 2020
Mary Jane Besch has been a Presentation associate for over 20 years. She is remembered with much love and gratitude and will be greatly missed.

Unexpected Developments, Again and Again

Presentation associate Billie Greenwood has volunteered for the last 14 years assisting migrants on the U.S.-Mexico border through Kino Border Initiative. She has witnessed the many challenges and injustices migrants face. Billie shares reflections of her experiences that have not only gifted her in many ways, but allowed her to make a difference.

2020 Community Gathering

Dubuque Presentation Sisters and associates held their annual community gathering over Zoom this year. Although the personal connections were missed, the gathering held many blessings of group conversations and sharing.

Enjoy our latest issue of Presentation Doorways

In our Winter issue of Presentation Doorways, we hope you enjoy reading personal encounters of our sisters and associates who work with, listen to and give time to our struggling brothers and sisters. Also highlighted are the hidden blessings found within these challenging months, remembering that in all things there is gift.

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