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Peace Monument in Morgan Hill

Peace Monument in Morgan Hill

In 2002 the vision for a peace monument in Morgan Hill was born. City residents Janet Libers-Leach, graduate of St. Catherine School and first Director of Development for The Learning and Loving Center in Morgan Hill, along with her sister Monica Libers-McClintock saw...

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Associate Jane Hetherington, Environmental Ed Advocate

Associate Jane Hetherington, Environmental Ed Advocate

As a little girl after finishing her chores and homework, Jane would gaze at the world map on her bedroom wall and dreamed of the countries she hoped to visit one day. Growing up in Passaic, New Jersey she got bitten by the wanderlust bug at an early age and it has...

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Boxes of Joy for Children

Boxes of Joy for Children

  This Christmas, 50 impoverished children living in developing companies will be receiving a Box of Joy. This is happening because of a $1,000.00 Easter Egg Grant (from the annual Easter Appeal) and the Motherhouse Sisters' generosity. Sister Rita Jovick, project...

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Berkeley Reunion Highlights School History

Berkeley Reunion Highlights School History

The Presentation High School Class of 1972, Berkeley, celebrated their 50th reunion with a look back at the history of the Presentation Sisters and the school. As this class graduated in 1972, Queen Elizabeth celebrated her 20th anniversary on the throne! Enjoy this interesting storytelling.

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Halloween!

Halloween!

Great fun was had by all at the Motherhouse Halloween party! Enjoy a few photos - the costumes are so good that it's difficult to identify the Sisters sometimes! Staff members Andrea Hetley, Catherine Horton, Michelle Taylor Lagunas, Jennifer Mahoney, and Faith Von...

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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,...