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Jubilee Celebration for 15 Sisters!

Jubilee Celebration for 15 Sisters!

Anticipation of a happy occasion can be both exciting and excruciating. For fifteen Sisters waiting to mark a combined 930 years of being professed religious, it seemed that the day would never arrive, having been postponed for some twice already due to the...

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Meet Executive Director John Kenyon

Meet Executive Director John Kenyon

Presentation Sisters, San Francisco, have announced the hiring of their first Executive Director, inaugurating a new model of leadership for the congregation. John Kenyon will direct the temporal business of the congregation, including mission advancement, human...

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Meet Our Sisters

Meet Our Sisters

Meet our Sisters in these individual profiles, a brand new feature on our website! Each has a compelling story of origin, call to vocation as a Presentation Sister, and life spent in ministering with "not words, but deeds." New profiles are added regularly.

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Presentation Roots – Celebrating Sister Kieran

Presentation Roots – Celebrating Sister Kieran

December and January brought two momentous opportunities to celebrate Sister Kieran O’Connor.   On December 18, 2021 Sister Kieran celebrated her 100th birthday!  The day began at 8:00 am with a Mass celebrated by Rev. Robert Scholla, S.J, who had been her pupil!...

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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,...

Sr. Rita Jovick: A “Modern American Nun” on KALW Radio August 7, 2021

In August, 2021 Sr. Rita Jovick spoke with reporter Ellen Finn of KALW radio about “San Francisco’s Modern American Nun,” discussing the arc of her life as a Presentation Sister with a life-long commitment to social justice.