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Support for Afghan refugees and those remaining in Afghanistan

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...

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Celebrating Our Feast Day in San Francisco and San Jose

Celebrating Our Feast Day in San Francisco and San Jose

San Francisco: The chapel of the Presentation Motherhouse in San Francisco was quiet on November 21, the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, last year. The city was in lockdown; priests were unable to come in to celebrate Mass. So this year, with the...

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Associates Gather for Retreat

Associates Gather for Retreat

The San Francisco Presentation Associates were able to gather in October, 2021 for their first in-person event since the pandemic began. Held at San Damiano Retreat Center across the bay from San Francisco, the retreat was facilitated by Colette Lafia on the theme...

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Presentation High Senior is Saving Lives

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,...

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Call to Climate Action

Call to Climate Action

As the Sisters of the Presentation and our Associate members continue to study and put into practice daily climate friendly actions - in our diet, in our transportation, in our choices for simple living, in our advocacy and outreach – we have come to realize that the...

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PBVM in the News

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.

Associate Pat Cane, PhD, Featured in Janet’s Good News

Pictured Above (left to right): Sister Paula Baker, PBVM, Associate Pat Mathes Cane, PhD, and Sister Michele Anne Murphy, PBVM at a congregational meeting in the Presentation Motherhouse in San Francisco Presentation Associate, Patricia (Pat) Mathes Cane, PhD, was...

The Conference of Presentation Sisters Celebrates the 2020 Presentation Jubiliarians

As with so many celebrations and events during this unprecedented year, the 2020 jubilee celebration that Sisters of the Presentation, San Francisco, had planned to commemorate the four remarkable sisters reaching milestones was postponed. We still honor and are...

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