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Presentation Associate Scholarship Recipients

Dubuque Presentation associates contributed money to offer five scholarships to individuals associated with ministries supported by the Dubuque Presentation Sisters. Read about the well-deserved recipients.

In Memory of Sister Mary Jo Leifker

February 1, 1924 – June 1, 2021
With great sadness, we say goodbye to Sister May Jo Leifker. Private visitation and funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, in Sacred Heart Chapel, Sisters of the Presentation. Sister Mary Jo will be deeply missed. May she rest in peace.

2021 Scholarship & Award Recipients

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

Statement on Conviction of Derek Chauvin for Murder of George Floyd

As Sisters of the Presentation, we stand with the National Black Sisters’ Conference and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious in our commitment to the sacred dignity of each human person as emphasized in Catholic Social Teaching. We endorse their joint statement on the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

Enjoy our latest issue of Presentation Doorways

In our summer 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.

Employment Opportunities

The Sisters of the Presentation have several employment opportunities in nursing. We are currently hiring for the positions of CNA and nurse. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a great team!

Exploring Intersections: Catholic Sisters on Racism, Migration and Climate

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. June 9 will focus on Racial Justice.

Presentation Associates Deepen Identity

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.

Remarkable Woman: Providing a home to the hopeless and homeless, at Hotel Hope

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.

In Good Faith with Sister Richelle Friedman

Sister Richelle Friedman, who works for Coalition on Human Needs, shares her expertise on the potentially life-changing content of new COVID bill.

Courageous Conversations: Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Training

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.

In Memory of Sister Michelle Gallagher

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.

Women’s Online Lent Retreat

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.

Chicago’s Got Sisters Virtual Event

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.

Women of Light House Float

Sisters Mary Lou Specha and Julie Marsh are lighting up their New Orleans neighborhood with hope-themed house float.

2021 Scholarship & Award Opportunities

The Sisters of the Presentation offers a variety of scholarship and award opportunities. Apply today!

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.

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.

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