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Nano’s Letters – A Digital Collection

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 ...

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Political connectedness

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 ...

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Pilgrimage Walk – Slí Nano

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 ...

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Walking with Nano

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 ...

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Meet A Woman for our times

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 ...

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The Story of Nano Nagle | Infographic

The Story of Nano Nagle

View our infographic outlining the The Story of Nano Nagle

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Resources for Celebrating the Tercentenary Year of the Birth of Nano Nagle

Tercentenary Year of the Birth of Nano Nagle

Nano Nagle Birthplace – Ballygriffin, Mallow, Co. Cork Nano Nagle Birthplace is now a living heritage centre located amongst the breath-taking scenery of the Blackwater Valley. As the birthplace of the foundress of the Presentation Congregation,  the centre provides tranquillity and spirituality and is the perfect location for those looking for some time out in a natural peaceful setting. The ...

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Celebrating the Tercentenary Year of the Birth of Nano Nagle

As the important book produced by TJ Walsh is nearly 60 years old, a more up-to-date life is now required to present the charism to the many young scholars researching Nano Nagle today.

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The Evolution of a Charism

The tercentenary of Nano Nagle’s birth in 2018 will be an occasion for widespread celebration in all the places where Nano is known and loved, and where her life still speaks through the ministry of Presentation Sisters working and living at home and overseas. It will also be an opportunity for a great many people to ‘get to know’ who ...

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