The tri-state area women religious congregations are sponsoring two performances of Joyce Johnson Rouse, a.k.a. “Earth Mama” on August 6-7.
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.
On July 22, Presentation associates joyfully meet in person and via Zoom for the 2023 Community Days gathering.
We are pleased to announce this year’s recipients of our scholarships.
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.
May 15, 2023 Please share this prayer with Presentation people so that we may pray together on May 15, Feast Day of St. Isidore.
On April 14-15, the Presentation community blessed and expressed their deep gratitude to the outgoing and incoming leadership teams.
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.
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!
The Presentation community was overjoyed to welcome three new associates into the Associate Partnership on May 1, 2023.
Join us for a city-wide interfaith book read of Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’: Care for Our Common Home.
The Sisters of the Presentation offers a variety of scholarship and award opportunities. Apply today! Deadline is April 1.
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.
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.
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.
March 5 & April 2, 2023
Looking for companions on your Lenten journey? Gather online with other women for a time of prayer and sharing.
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.
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!
April 13, 1925 – January 5, 2023
We remember our beloved Sister James Marie Gross who passed away on January 5, 2023.
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.