Like very many others, I have followed the daily world media reports on the recent fourteen day journey of Greta Thunberg the sixteen year old Climate Activist from Sweden as she took on the gruelling challenge of sailing to New York for the UN Climate Action Summit in September. I have been mesmerised by someone so young courageously taking up ...Read More »..
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Only God whose creativity has filled the Universe with so vast, so glorious, so delightfully wonderful a range of beasts and birds, of fish and flowers and trees, of valleys and mountains, sunsets and stars, and who, in creating all the billions who constitute humanity (has never needed to repeat Himself) could call together in strong bonds of community, such ...Read More »..
As part of the Opening Session on the first day of the Congregational Gathering (CG2018) each of the delegates were individually called forth by the Congregational Leadership Team to receive a blessing symbolised by the light from the CG2018 Candle. They made a commitment to participate fully in the Gathering. ‘This solemn moment of calling forth evoked in us a ...Read More »..
“All bread is to be shared – that is revolution. We are called by Jesus, the son of Joseph, the worker, in this celebration of the Eucharist to change and to be transformed and to turn the world upside down. The first reading by Kahlil Gibran spoke of: What it is to work with love? It is to weave the cloth ...Read More »..
Presentation Sisters first arrived at St John’s in Newfoundland from Galway, Ireland in 1833 to set up a school there. Another journey led the Congregation of Presentation Sisters in Newfoundland and Labrador to come together with the Union of Presentation Sisters. The Decree of Fusion of the Congregations was granted by the Vatican in November 2014 and celebrated officially in 2015. Together with ...Read More »..
Throughout the almost three and a half weeks of the 2018 Presentation Sisters Congregational Gathering (CG2018) delegates were very much aware of the real reason they had all converged in Ireland, drawn from 16 countries around the world. It was and is all because of one woman, Nano Nagle, and because in our world “people still suffer and cry out for ...Read More »..
About CG2018 The first phase of the Congregational Gathering of the Presentation Sisters (Union) (CG2018) takes place in Cork from 19 – 26 April, with the second phase taking place in Dublin from 29 April – 14 May 2018. Communications from CG2018 will include: Information sent by the Congregational Gathering Secretary by email to all Communities Photographs & Daily Reflections, ...Read More »..