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Dubuque’s Got Sisters

April 5-6, 2024
Are you interested in exploring religious life? Here’s your chance to spend time with sisters from several communities, hear their stories and ask questions.

2024 Scholarship & Award Opportunities

The Sisters of the Presentation offers a variety of scholarship and award opportunities. Apply today! Deadline is April 1.

“Journey with Jesus Through Lent” Women’s Prayer

February 25 and March 24, 2024
Looking for companions on your Lenten journey? Join other women of faith and Presentation Sisters online for an hour of prayer and sharing.

Laudate Deum 2024 Reflection

The Conference of Presentation Sisters’ Care of Creation Dream Group is hosting a six-week opportunity for Presentation people to come together with Bill Huebsch’s group reading guide and learn more about Pope Francis’ Laudate Deum.

Employment Opportunities

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

Action for Justice

Our November justice action offers education on pursuing indigenous justice. We invite you to join us on our journey toward justice as we commit to see with new eyes what is happening in our world, to pray for God’s wisdom and guidance, and to act.

Enjoy our latest issue of Presentation Doorways

In our Winter 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.

Radical Hospitality: Our Key to Transformation

As we embrace 2024, the gift of your faithful partnership is a constant reminder that our journeys cannot and will not be made alone. Your partnership is a symbol of hope and love, supporting our call to live radical hospitality to ourselves, to others, to Earth and to women and children. For this, we thank you.

Transforming Grace: The Work of Transformative Justice

Between November 2023 and November 2024, we are partnering with Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) to look at the 2024 U.S. national election campaign through the lens of transformative justice.

Advent Women’s Prayer – Online

December 17, 2023
Join other women of faith and Presentation Sisters for prayer, reflection and conversation to enter more deeply into the Advent season together.

In Memory of Sister Mary Karen Jasper

March 15, 1936 – November 25, 2023
With great sadness, we remember our beloved Sister Mary Karen Jasper who passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2023. On Thursday, November 30, friends may call from 9:30 – 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Chapel, Sisters of the Presentation, where there will be a wake service at 9:30 a.m. and funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Key West.

In Memory of Gino Pacetti

April 25, 1935 – November 4, 2023
Gino Pacetti has been a Presentation associate for over 23 years. We gratefully remember Gino’s love for God’s people shown through kindness, generosity and hospitality.

Vocation Awareness in a New Light

November 5, 2023
In celebration of Vocation Awareness Week, we invite you to join vowed and non-vowed Presentation people from across North American for a Zoom event.

Thanksgiving Blessing Bags

𝐇𝐞𝐥𝐩 𝐮𝐬 𝐟𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐓𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐤𝐬𝐠𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐛𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐛𝐚𝐠𝐬!
We are joining forces with Resources Unite and Western Dubuque High School to provide Thanksgiving meals for local needy families.

In Memory of Sister Mary Lois Lehmann

January 9, 1926 – October 26, 2023
With great sadness, we remember our beloved Sister Mary Lois Lehmann who passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2023. On Monday, October 30, friends may call from 4–7 p.m. at Sacred Heart Chapel, Sisters of the Presentation, where there will be a vigil service at 7 p.m. Friends may also call on Tuesday, October 31 from 9:30–11 a.m. with the funeral liturgy at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Key West.

Culture and Discernment Zoom

November 11, 2023
Panel, reflection and conversation integrating culture and discerning religious life. We are thrilled to have four panelists joining us who will explore the integration of culture and discernment.

Prayer Service for Peace in the Middle East

Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Join us for an hour of readings, silence and song as we hold our brothers and sisters who are suffering in Israel and Palestine in prayer. For those at a distance or unable to attend, join us live on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/dbqpbvms) from 7-8 or we will also be livestreaming at https://video.ibm.com/channel/sisters-of-the-presentations and enter PBVMS2020 for the password.

Catholic Sisters Stand in Solidarity with the People of the Middle East

The Sisters of the Presentation join the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) in standing in solidarity with the people of the Middle East.

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.

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