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It’s Catholic Sisters Week!

It’s Catholic Sisters Week!

It's CatholicSistersWeek 2022! Celebrate with us March 8-14 as we highlight ministries and members of the Presentation Sisters, San Francisco! #ChangingTheWorld #CelebratingTraditions   Day 1: We kick off #CatholicSistersWeek with this radio interview with Sister...

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The Lenten Practice of Downsizing

The Lenten Practice of Downsizing

Lent, the period of time before Easter when Christians step back from normal routine to examine the path their life is taking, is marked by increased prayer, fasting, and giving to those in need. It is a time of clarifying what is important, by reducing distractions...

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Request for prayers for General Chapter March 10-13

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...

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Pat Diaz Instrumental in Victory for the Environment

Pat Diaz Instrumental in Victory for the Environment

Pat Diaz, PBVM Associate, has been calling attention to the problem of environmental hazards and related health issues in her Los Angeles neighborhood for years. Now, according to a January 21 article from Associated Press, “After a decade of complaints from residents...

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Berkeley, SF Presentation Schools Illustrate History

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...

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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,...