Latest News 

 

Discover and Explore: 

Recent Articles

PBVM in the News

Image Galleries

Recent Articles

Associate Cathy Pickerel, Social Media Evangelist

Associate Cathy Pickerel, Social Media Evangelist

Spotlight on Ministry – Cathy Pickerel In this article, Cathy Pickerel reflects on her connections with the Sisters of the Presentation as a teacher and Associate, and her relatively new means of continuing connections with former students through Facebook. We are...

read more
Lifting up Consecrated Life in San Francisco and Monterey

Lifting up Consecrated Life in San Francisco and Monterey

Two Sisters of the Presentation who have been bridges of information and understanding between four arch/bishops and dozens of religious orders recently retired from their positions. Sister Rosina Conrotto was Director of the Office for Consecrated Life for the...

read more
Presentation Roots: Sister Mary Thaddea Kelly

Presentation Roots: Sister Mary Thaddea Kelly

"Sister Mary Thaddea Kelly (1917-1990) saw many changes in the Church and religious life, even attending the Second Vatican Council. This month's Presentation Roots reveals a few photos that illustrate her interesting journey. It is a coincidence that she is the...

read more
‘Heart to Heart’ Mother-Daughter Retreat

‘Heart to Heart’ Mother-Daughter Retreat

Sixty mothers and daughters participated in a “Heart to Heart” retreat in April. The retreat, the third of its kind, took place at San Juan Bautista in the Diocese of Monterey. Sister Gloria Loya, recently retired Vicar for Religious in the diocese, described the day:...

read more
Associate Bobbi Evans on “Following Nano”

Associate Bobbi Evans on “Following Nano”

22 Years of Service in Compassion and Hospitality  Barbara "Bobbi" Evans was part of the first graduating class of Our Lady of Loretto High School in 1953. She had her heart set on attending Immaculate Heart High and “not that new school,” as she pleaded with her...

read more

PBVM in the News

Habitat for Humanity thanks our Sisters

The May 21, 2022 Interfaith Build Day for Habitat for Humanity San Francisco happened with the support of Sisters Maire, Sylvia, and Virginia E. Building eight new affordable homes in Diamond Heights is an amazing interfaith effort! These Sisters and the work of the...

Request for prayers for General Chapter March 10-13

  Dear Friends, Every six years, the Sisters of the Presentation gather for a momentous ecclesial event in the life of our congregation. This event, called a General Chapter, has two parts: a Chapter of Affairs when Sisters set the direction and agenda for the...

Berkeley, SF Presentation Schools Illustrate History

Archival photos from Presentation Schools in San Francisco and Berkeley are featured in this well-researched article in the January 2022 Catholic San Francisco magazine."American Catholic education is undeniably a great achievement, and like any great undertaking it...

Support for Afghan refugees and those remaining in Afghanistan

The work of our Associate, Pat Cane, continues in Afghanistan. The organization she founded in 1988, Capacitar, is on the ground there helping people deal with the trauma that is their daily reality.  "Patricia Mathes Cane is a former member of the Sisters of the...

Presentation High Senior is Saving Lives

This week Presentation High-San Jose Senior Nishi Dharia was in the news across the Bay Area. Her 8th grade science fair project lost in that competition, but as a sophomore in high school she revived it, bringing it to fruition now in India. Nishi researched,...