Presentation Sisters have a “culture of vocations” within the congregation. This means that everyone has a sense of responsibility for nurturing and supporting the seeds of vocation in all who approach the community as enquirers, searchers and discerners. In our community settings there is an opportunity to hear the stories of those who have lived Presentation life through the ups ...Read More »..
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The Gospel life was never meant to be lived enclosed, but on the edge of a new future in God, writes Ilia Delio in an essay about religious life. I recently returned from a retreat at San Alfonso Retreat House in Long Branch, New Jersey, where 110 sisters gathered each day for liturgy, prayer and presentation. The sisters were ...Read More »..
The three approaches that I would indicate are: holiness, as a calling that gives meaning to one’s entire life journey; communion as the fertile soil for vocations in the Church and vocation itself, as a keyword to be preserved and “conjugated” with others – “happiness”, “freedom” and “together” – and finally “declined” as special consecration. Holiness Talking about vocation always leads to thinking of young ...Read More »..
The Vatican has released the text of the Pope’s message for Vocations Sunday which will be celebrated this year on Sunday 12 May on the theme ‘The courage to take a risk for God’s promise’. Dear Brothers and Sisters, After the lively and fruitful experience of the Synod devoted to young people last October, we recently celebrated the ...Read More »..
Exploring your life’s calling? Come and spend a day with Presentation Sisters! The day will provide an opportunity to experience the distinctive calling of Presentation Sisters. You will get to know some of our Sisters, share your dreams and hopes, get to know Presentation initiatives and spend some time in prayer. Interested? Register on Eventbrite by following this link or ...Read More »..
Take time to reflect on your vocational calling. As you think about your call, lots of questions may be going through your mind … am I worthy? Am I silly to think that God might be calling me (like, I know me!) Have I got what it takes? Will people think I’m mad? What will my family and friends say ...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 »..
The World Day of Prayer for Vocations is Sunday, April 22nd 2018. The purpose of this Day of Prayer for Vocations is to publicly celebrate vocations to ordained ministry and religious life in all its forms. Many parishes and religious institutes commemorate this day with prayer for vocations and vocation promotion events. 2018 marks the 55th Anniversary of the World Day ...Read More »..
‘Sister India’ is a new documentary by Irish filmmaker Myles O’Reilly, which is currently being screened at a number of film festivals in Ireland and in India. It tells the story of a 91-year-old Presentation Sister, Sr. Loreto (Peg) Houlihan who was born near Carrick-on-Suir in Co Tipperary in 1927 and who has spent 70 years teaching in India. Sister ...Read More »..
Come and join us at the Soul Full Cafe, in the Third Space Café in Smithfield, Dublin 7 on Friday 13th April from 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm. This will include a conversation about a remarkable local woman – Teresa Mulally. The format of the evening will be Mindful Workout with Iseult White, a ‘Story to Inspire: Local Legend Teresa ...Read More »..