In our Spring issue of Presentation Doorways and those which follow, we will consider the meaning of common good and offer some reflections on the challenge of living with the needs of all of creation before us. Also included in this issue is the 2020 Annual Report of Appreciation, expressing our gratitude and highlighting the many ways our partners support the Presentation mission and our ministry efforts.
The Sisters of the Presentation have several employment opportunities in nursing. We are currently hiring for the positions of director of nursing, CNA and nurse. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a great team!
Join Catholic Sisters for a yearlong, monthly conversation series “Exploring Intersections: Catholic Sisters on Racism, Migration and Climate.” Each month, panelists will explore a social issue and how it intersects with racism, migration and climate in a thought-provoking and engaging conversation. May 12 will focus on Migration.
Dubuque Presentation associates created an associate identity statement that expresses the essence of who they are to themselves, to one another and to the world in being called to the Presentation mission and charism.
In honor of Women’s History Month, every week women in the New Orleans community are being highlighted for their extraordinary work. This week Sister Julie Marsh is featured for her remarkable work in providing a home to the hopeless and homeless at Hotel Hope.
Sister Richelle Friedman, who works for Coalition on Human Needs, shares her expertise on the potentially life-changing content of new COVID bill.
Saturday, April 10, 2021
Join us for this practical, interactive workshop to help us individually and collectively raise awareness of non-violent communication. This virtual training will take place virtually on Zoom.
August 6, 1930 – February 9, 2021
With great sadness, we say goodbye to Sister Michelle Gallagher. She will be deeply missed. May she rest in peace. Private visitation and funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2021, in Sacred Heart Chapel, Sisters of the Presentation.
February 21, 2021 – March 28, 2021
Spend your Lent on a journey with Jesus, other young adult women of faith, and a few Presentation Sisters from across North America.
March 20, 2021
Over Zoom, join in conversation on discerning God’s will, time for prayer and reflection and brief introductions to a diverse group of religious sisters’ communities and charisms.
Sisters Mary Lou Specha and Julie Marsh are lighting up their New Orleans neighborhood with hope-themed house float.
The Sisters of the Presentation offers a variety of scholarship and award opportunities. Apply today!
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.
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.
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.
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.
We welcome Associate Lisa Schmidt!
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.
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.
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.