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

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...

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Associates Spotlight: Betty Canton Self

Associates Spotlight: Betty Canton Self

By Kay Sweeney, Associate Program Facilitator Betty Canton Self is a woman (pictured) who has never allowed her heart or feet to stay still. She has been a Presentation Associate for more than twenty years. After leaving Texas, where she lived after escaping the civil...

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Caring for Others

Caring for Others

By Kay Sweeney, Associates Program Facilitator Presentation Associate Yolanda Santillan (pictured) has two ministries focused on caring for others. She facilitates Monday Night Bible Study at her parish church, St Gregory the Great and she assists developmentally...

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Associates Respond to Pandemic Challenges

Associates Respond to Pandemic Challenges

By Kay Sweeney, Associates Program Facilitator As Associates of the Sisters of the Presentation in San Francisco, following the charism of Nano Nagle, the foundress, we each have a work that we consider our ministry. For some it is our job and for others it is as a...

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2020 All Saints Day Celebrations

2020 All Saints Day Celebrations

Text and Photographs Submitted by Sister Rosina Conrotto, PBVM The Sisters of the Presentation plot at Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma, California, California, generously cleaned by Mercy High School students and lovingly decorated by Presentation Sisters for the Feast...

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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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