One of the final events marking the Tercentenary of the Birth of Nano Nagle was the official opening of Nano’s Global Garden in her birth place of Ballygriffin, on 7 September 2019. Inspiration for the Global Garden came from two of Nano’s quotes – “I have made myself a pretty garden…” and “if I could be of service ...Read More »..
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On today, the Feast day of St. Vincent De Paul (renowned for his compassion, humility and generosity), we pray for all of those who dedicate their lives to working and living alongside those made poor. See http://www.svp.ie/feastday For a someone to feel that they ‘have been seen’ and are ‘made visible’ through the love and care they receive, makes love ...Read More »..
We are delighted to be present at the Pastoral Congress of the World Meeting of Families (WMOF2018) taking place from 22-25th August in the RDS, Dublin. Our presence there has already enabled many new meetings and wonderful conversations introducing the vibrant living legacy of Nano Nagle for today’s world, and enabling people to get to know her through meeting Presentation ...Read More »..
It is summer time and some are blessed with time to slow down, rest, reassess and put in place plans for a new start. While hopefully others, who must try to live gently season to season in the present moment of things, are enjoying whatever summer brings about. We are half way through this year of celebration of the tercentenary ...Read More »..
In this digital age handwritten letters are a precious and rare thing, and even more precious, because of this rarity. Letters continue to communicate the considerations, thought and care of the author even years after, to a different readership from that originally intended. There is something incredibly moving that happens each time one sees the penned signature from the hand ...Read More »..
We are constantly exposed to a political agenda. Indeed, there is an ongoing debacle in the media worldwide in recent days on the fall-out from the post Brexit vote discussions and resignations in the UK parliament, and the post Trump Press conference analysis on Russian-American relations. This reflects a seemingly growing preoccupation with ‘power and personality’ and the ‘power of ...Read More »..
This pilgrimage on Saturday 19th May, 2018 is a wonderful opportunity to visit Nano Nagle’s Birthplace (Ballygriffin) and surrounding areas, rich in history, heritage and natural beauty. An historic occasion, celebrating the tercentenary of Nano’s birth (1718), this event provides an opportunity to meet people and create memories while walking the ways of the young Nano, visiting local sites that ...Read More »..
Presentation Sisters from across the world were joined by the Cork public in a twilight procession through the city last evening to mark the 300th anniversary of Nano Nagle’s birth. Almost sixty Presentation Sisters from Ireland and across the world are currently in Cork as delegates to our Congregational Gathering (CG2018), on behalf of over eleven hundred Sisters worldwide. Among ...Read More »..
On International Women’s Day 2018, as we look to seek out ‘mighty’ women as inspiration, encouragement and torch-bearers for those most in need today, we need look no further than Nano Nagle – a woman for our times. “Meet a woman whose love was stronger than the viciousness, greed and violence that swamped her city and nation. She was a ...Read More »..
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