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We hope you will explore this area of our web site to read the latest news about our sisters and their ministries, and to learn more about a variety of upcoming events. For more information on any of these news or events, contact Jane Buse, Director of Communications, at 563.588.2008 or info@dubuquepresentations.org.

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National Catholic Sisters Week 2018

March 8, 2018 - March 14, 2018

Thursday, March 8 - Throwback Thursday
On International Women's Day, we celebrate our founding mothers who were strong women of strength and vision. In 1775 Nano Nagle founded the Sisters of the Presentation in Cork, Ireland. One hundred years later, Nano passed her lantern onto Mother Vincent Hennessy who founded the Dubuque Sisters of the Presentation.

Since 1874, the sisters have played a significant role in continuing Nano’s work of love. With a desire to joyfully go where need calls most loudly, Presentation Sisters boldly grasp the lantern, tend its light and pass it on to ensure that the light of Nano’s hospitality, compassion, love and hope continues to shine among all, transforming the world in the process.

Who are the women who have helped transform your life?

Friday, March 9 - Followers to Follow
Check out what Presentation Sisters around the world are doing.


Saturday, March 10 - Sister Selfie
It’s Selfie Saturday! Share your selfie with us through email at info@dubuquepresentations.org.



Sunday, March 1 - Sunday Shoutout
The Presentation Sisters share what they are thankful for on this Sunday. http://bit.ly/shoutout_sunday Shout out what you are thankful for and the great things happening in your community by emailing info@dubuquepresentations.org.

Monday, March 12 - Mission Monday
Sister Richelle Friedman shares her mission in D.C. working for advocacy and systematic change. http://bit.ly/missionmonday In what ways are you making a difference in your community? Share your mission with us by emailing info@dubuquepresentations.org

Tuesday, March 13 - Transformation Tuesday
On Transformation Tuesday, Sister Jessi Beck shares her vocation story and how her life has been transformed along the way. And she has profoundly transformed the lives of others through her journey. 

Another transformation ... http://bit.ly/transformation_tuesday

Many different residents and owners have lived at 2360 Carter Road since as early as 1951. First owned by the Mercy Sisters, then Mount St. Bernard Seminary, and most recently the Sisters of the Presentation.The Sacred Heart Chapel has evolved over the years serving as a beautiful sacred space for all to enjoy. Stop by Mount Loretto for mass, prayer or reflection in the Sacred Heart Chapel and enjoy the beauty! http://bit.ly/pbvm_liturgyschedule 

Wednesday, March 13 - Woman Crush
Today we celebrate all of the strong woman in our lives who inspire us to make the world a better place. Woman Crush Wednesday to all of the Presentation Sisters and Catholic Sisters serving our hurting world. We are so thankful for your witness to Christ’s love and look up to you in many ways. You are our inspiration! http://bit.ly/woman_crush


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