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New Associate Yolanda Montano Santillan at a Loretto Friends of the Sisters of the Presentation Event in Los Angeles.

Associate Spotlight: Yolanda Santillan

After a year of preparation, Yolanda Montano Santillan, Our Lady of Loretto High School, Class of 1974, Los Angeles, joined the Presentation Associates at the 2019 Assembly on June 22, 2019. She was presented to the community by Rosalie Cabrera, Our Lady of Loretto, Class of 1956, Los Angeles. Rosalie was Yolanda’s mentor and accompanied […]

Pictured Above (left to right): Associate Loretta Nekota, Sisters Judith Guevara, PBVM, and Bernice Gotelli, PBVM, and Associates Kay Sweeney and Pat Hageman.

Presentation Associates Epiphany Day Celebration

On January 5, 2020, the Associates held their annual Epiphany Day Celebration.  This year, Loretta Nekota chaired the event.  She planned a day both serious and fun.  On the serious side, we all shared mass in the Chapel.  In keeping with the theme of the journey of the Magi to find Jesus, Associate Pat Hageman […]


Associate, Ramona Michaels, Featured in Catholic San Francisco

Presentation Associate, Ramona Michaels, was recently featured in the following Catholic San Francisco article about her work with the annual Advent Pancake Breakfast sponsored by Most Holy Redeemer Church in San Francisco. “San Francisco’s Most Holy Redeemer Church held its 10th annual Advent Pancake Breakfast Dec. 15 to support Catholic Charities‘ Peter Claver Community for […]

New Presentation Associate, Katherine Valenzuela Sias, at the San Francisco Presentation Motherhouse.

Loretto Friends Become Presentation Associates

By Kay Sweeney, Associates Program Facilitator At its June 2019 Assembly, the Presentation Community welcomed Katherine Valenzuela Sias, Yolanda Santillan, and Patricia Diaz as new Associates. All are graduates of Our Lady of Loretto High School, Class of 1974, and active with the Loretto Friends of the Presentation Sisters. By becoming Associates, they have now […]

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2019 Associates Picnic

“As Associates and religious on a journey together, we share PRAYER, or active communication with God, MUTUALITY, the shared relationship between each of us for the mutual benefit of all of us, INSPIRATION, literally, “breathing in” the grace of God, and FRIENDSHIP, knowing, esteeming, and loving each other.” ~Bay Area Conference of Associates and Religious […]