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In Memory of Sister Annette Skyles

February 8, 1930 – June 1, 2022
We remember our beloved Sister Annette Skyles who died June 1, 2022. Funeral services will be Monday, June 6, in the Sacred Heart Chapel at the Sisters of the Presentation in Dubuque, Iowa. Visitation will be from 9:30-11 a.m. with a wake service at 9:30 a.m. and funeral service at 11 a.m. Visitors will be required to show proof of vaccination or wear a mask.

Pentecost Women’s Prayer

June 5, 2022
Join us as we explore the Gift of the Holy Spirit as told in the Bible using a lectio divina style prayer and reflection.

2022 Scholarship & Award Recipients

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

In Memory of Claudette Hill

March 18, 1940 – April 17, 2022
Claudette Hill has been a Presentation associate for over 10 years. She is remembered with much love and gratitude and will be greatly missed.

Praying with the Sisters

June 28, 2022
Pray the Sunday Scripture with other women of faith and Catholic sisters

Chicago’s Got Sisters

May 21, 2022
Join us for an in-person Chicago’s Got Sisters! We will visit two communities of women religious, have time for prayer & reflection, one-on-one conversation with sisters and brief introductions to a diverse group of sister’s communities and charisms, and time for questions.

Easter Women’s Prayer

April 24, 2022
Join us for a Easter Women’s Prayer. We will explore the Gospel story of Mary Magdalene at the empty tomb using a lectio divina style prayer and reflection

Dubuque’s Got Sisters

April 30, 2022
Explore. Pray. Meet Sisters. Ask questions. Reflect with others. Have fun!

Exploring Intersections: Catholic Sisters on Racism, Migration and Climate

Are you looking for constructive, nuanced conversation about the big issues of our day? Watch past episodes of Exploring Intersections: Catholic Sisters on Racism, Migration and Climate, a year-long monthly discussion series focusing on a specific social issue and how it intersects with racism, migration and climate in a thought-provoking and engaging conversation.

Justice Action

Our February justice action offers education on how mental illness and violence intersect, particularly in the lives of women. 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.

Lenten Women’s Prayer

March 20 and April 3, 2022
Join us for a Lenten Women’s Prayer. We will explore the Gospel stories of the Woman at the Well and Mary & Martha using a lectio divina style prayer and reflection.

Chat with the Sisters

February 27, 2022
Have you ever wondered about being a Catholic sister? Here’s your chance to ask questions and spend time chatting with Presentation Sisters about their lives.

2022 Scholarship & Award Opportunities

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

Presentation Sisters: Life in Community. Life in Mission. Come and See!

January 30, 2022
Visit the Presentation Sisters virtually for a casual conversation about life as a Catholic sister; ministry, prayer, community and anything else you want to ask about!

All Souls’ Day

Throughout the month of November, the Sisters of the Presentation commemorate the faithfully departed and invite you to submit your prayer intentions.

Sister Paula Schwendinger Shares Border Experiences

In mid-June, Sister Paula Schwendinger travelled to Laredo to offer her gifts of fluency in Spanish and a love for immigrants. She met families who had made their way to the border through South and Central America. While she was in Texas, each day she posted some of the stories she heard from families at the center. She documented these experiences in her latest book.

Chicago’s Got Sisters Virtual Event

October 30, 2021
Over Zoom, join in conversation on discerning with the saints, time for prayer and reflection and brief introductions to a diverse group of religious sisters’ communities and charisms.

In Memory of Sister Ellen Mary Garrett

November 11, 1943 – September 23, 2021
With great sadness, we say goodbye to Sister Ellen Mary Garrett. She will be deeply missed. There will be a welcome and vigil service on Wednesday, September 29, at 9:30 a.m., in Sacred Heart Chapel, Sisters of the Presentation, and a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. COVID safety measures will be in effect.

Better Together

Presentation associates gathered with sisters to share in a meaningful and energizing Community Days gathering. All present renewed their promise to live radical hospitality in all relationships and to make room at the table for everyone.

Enjoy our latest issue of Presentation Doorways

In our summer issue of Presentation Doorways, you will find stories of the efforts of sisters, associates and companions working together to “Embrace the Journey.” You, our readers, are invited to join us in embracing the future with hope and a willingness to work for peace and justice

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