In Memory of Sister Mary Deborah Paige

June 19, 1930 – September 15, 2023
We remember our beloved Sister Deborah Paige who passed away on Friday, September 15, 2023.

International Day of Peace Speaker

September 21, 2023
On the International Day of Peace, join us for an engaging presentation on “Making Peace in Our Polarized Society” by Dr. Peter Coleman.

Season of Creation Reflections

We invite you to pray with us as we enter the Season of Creation. Weekly reflections will be posted here.

Screening of The Letter: A Message for Our Earth

October 4, 2023
As a part of the global celebration for the Season of Creation, join us for the screening of the documentary, “The Letter: A Message for Our Earth.” This features an exclusive dialogue between Pope Francis and five people from around the world, all of whom have experienced the ecological crisis and are working to solve it.

Join us for Park(ing) Day

September 15, 2023
Please join us for Park(ing) day! We would love to have our parking spot filled with energy, hospitality and music! Stop down anytime for as little or as long as you would like!

Enjoy our latest issue of Presentation Doorways

In our Summer/Fall issue of Presentation Doorways, you will find stories of sisters, associates and companions working together to deepen our Presentation mission and charism through prayer, contemplation and continued sharing of our vulnerabilities as we imagine something new.

2023 IPA Assembly: Listen! God of the Universe Beckons

Nearly 70 Sisters of the Presentation and women and men associated with the various congregations from 16 countries gathered for seven days in St. John’s, Newfoundland, for the 8th Assembly of the International Presentation Association.

Community Days 2023: Standing at a New Threshold

Presentation Sisters, associates and administrative staff gathered at Mount Loretto in Dubuque on July 20-23, 2023, to participate in the annual Community Days experience.

Sister Richelle Friedman Receives the 2023 Human Needs Hero Award

Every year, the Coalition on Human Needs (CHN) gathers advocates with decades of experience to celebrate their steadfast commitment to standing up for the most vulnerable in our society. On Thursday, July 13, Sister Richelle Friedman was honored with this recognition.

Earth Mama to Perform on August 6 and 7

The tri-state area women religious congregations are sponsoring two performances of Joyce Johnson Rouse, a.k.a. “Earth Mama” on August 6-7.

Presentation Sisters Celebrate 85 and 60 Years of Gratitude 

We honor and give thanks for the lives and ministries of four Dubuque Presentation Sisters who are celebrating their jubilee on July 19, 2023. Sister Damian O’Brien is observing 85 years of religious life and Sisters Joy Peterson, Janet Stelken and Julia Wingert are observing 60 years.

Presentation Associate Gathering 2023

On July 22, Presentation associates joyfully meet in person and via Zoom for the 2023 Community Days gathering.

Employment Opportunities

The Sisters of the Presentation are currently hiring for the position of a CNA/nurse aide. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a great team!

2023 Scholarship & Award Recipients

We are pleased to announce this year’s recipients of our scholarships.

Sacred Heart Women’s Prayer – Online

June 4, 2023
Explore the gift and influence of devotion to the Sacred Heart. Reflect on Christ’s love and ways we are called to share this love through our service to others. Come for prayer and conversation as we encourage one another on the journey of faith.

Prayer for the Feast Day of St. Isidore

May 15, 2023 Please share this prayer with Presentation people so that we may pray together on May 15, Feast Day of St. Isidore.

Transfer of Congregational Leadership

On April 14-15, the Presentation community blessed and expressed their deep gratitude to the outgoing and incoming leadership teams.

2023 Scholarship & Award Recipients

Presentation Sisters and associates initiated scholarships and awards to further Foundress Nano Nagle’s legacy of education and her desire to serve. Read about the well-deserved recipients.

Chicago’s Got Sisters

May 19-20, 2023
Are you interested in exploring religious life? Here’s your chance to visit four convents and spend time with sisters from several communities, hear their stories and ask questions. There will be prayer, personal reflection, service, shared meals and conversation!

Welcoming New Associates

The Presentation community was overjoyed to welcome three new associates into the Associate Partnership on May 1, 2023.

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