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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.

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.

Interfaith Book Read: Laudato Si

Join us for a city-wide interfaith book read of Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’: Care for Our Common Home.

2023 Scholarship & Award Opportunities

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

Living the Resurrection: Women’s Prayer and Faith Sharing – Online

April 30, 2023
How do we live the Resurrection in today’s world? Who gives you hope and inspiration? Come for prayer and conversation as we encourage one another on the journey of faith.

Area Sixth Graders Learn about Catholic Vocations

More than 200 sixth graders from area Catholic schools gathered at Divine Word College to explore the concept of vocations and consider what they may be called to do with their lives.

Dubuque’s Got Sisters

March 31 – April 1, 2023
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.

Lenten Journey Women’s Prayer

March 5 & April 2, 2023
Looking for companions on your Lenten journey? Gather online with other women for a time of prayer and sharing.

In Memory of Betty Allen

August 1, 1927 – January 10, 2023
Betty Allen has been a Presentation associate for over 14 years. We were so blessed with Betty’s many years of connectedness with the Presentation Sisters! She is remembered with much love and gratitude and will be greatly missed.

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

January 22, 2023
Presentation Sisters: Life in Community. Life in Mission. Come and See! Whether you are just curious about religious life or have been seriously discerning for awhile, this conversation is for you!

In Memory of Sister James Marie Gross

April 13, 1925 – January 5, 2023
We remember our beloved Sister James Marie Gross who passed away on January 5, 2023.

Anti-Trafficking Workshop

January 14, 2023
You are invited to “Confronting Human Trafficking,” a day-long workshop examining the root causes of sex trafficking and providing strategies to stem the tide of this crime, on January 14 from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Shalom Spirituality Center in Dubuque. The program will include sessions on what drives men to purchase sex, the culture of pornography, a survivor’s story and trauma care. 

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