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  • The Heritage Exhibition at Nano Nagle Place, Cork, is now open to the public
  • Novices in India perform a Sacred dance
  • Sr Elizabeth Quinlan at a Childrens Liturgy group in Newfoundland, Canada
  • Sr. Evelyn speaking with the Badjao Students in the Philippines
  • Sr Terry and children planting at the Garden of Oneness in Zambia
  • Blackwater River at Nano Nagle's Birthplace, Ballygriffin, Co Cork
  • Sr Shalini marching for the poor and marginalised in New Delhi, India
  • Sr Teresa helping a patient in a local hospital in Nuneaton, England
  • IPLMM and Nano Nagle Commission Meeting in New Zealand
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Two Presentation Sisters to speak at UN Side Event

06/07/2017

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Hosted by the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations, Poverty to Prosperity: Shared Stories from NGOs Working with Communities, to be held on 11 July 2017, includes presentations by IPA members Srs Dorothy Fernandes and Elsa Muttathu. It is being held during the High Level UN meeting on the SDGs which is from 10-20 July.

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Categories: Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation, Education, Latest News

 

Unwraping the Truth: Art Installation tours Ireland to raise awareness of Human Trafficking

12/05/2017

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A public art installation highlighting the crime of human trafficking was on display at a number of venues around Ireland during the month of March 2017.

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Categories: E-News, Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation, Latest News

 

Installation of Solar Electricity in Tribal Village of Illupur in Tiruvallur, India

21/04/2017

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Illupur is a small village with a population of about 120 people, situated 5km from Kanakamma Chatram. Here, the lrular tribals (illiterates) have been living for 3 to 4 generations. As tribals, the people are looked down upon by the rest of the society and there are many social problems in the community.

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Celebrations in North India

19/04/2017

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International Women's Day was celebrated globally on 8th March. As a prophetic voice of her time, Nano was a champion of the education of young girls, as an empowerment tool to raise them from poverty and injustice.

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Friends of Nano are busy in Zimbabwe

12/04/2017

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There are three Friends of Nano groups in Zimbabwe; St Michael's, Nagle House and Guruve. Some of the activities that we carried out during this school term included different ways of combating the Sustainable Development Goals...

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Significant Dates in April

11/04/2017

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April has several dates of international and Congregational interest and, of course, is the month we celebrate Nano Nagle's anniversary, on 26th, the date she died. Follow our Facebook page and Twitter posts for reminders and resources

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Significant Days and Events in March

01/03/2017

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March is a busy month for events of international interest and concern. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for daily updates and further resources.

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'Being Mystics and Prophets means awareness of the spirit within to help the other discover the Spirit at work in them.'

20/02/2017

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Sr Elsa Muttathu PBVM reflects on a talk by Fr Michael Amaladoss SJ: "The narrative keeps changing and perhaps that is what systemic change is all about!"...

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CALLED TO BE AN AGENT OF CHANGE AS A PBVM

30/01/2017

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Sr AnneMary Andrews PBVM gives a presentation on the environment, drawing on the Sustainable Dvelopment Goals and Laudato Si', among other reseources, which call on the faithful to save and protect the mother earth and the people made poor.

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Food Justice - Fact or Fiction - Our Call!

26/01/2017

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A one-day reflection and information event will be held at Mount St Anne's Retreat Centre, Killenard, Co Laois on Saturday 4th February. Read about the programme and booking details...

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Co-Visioning, Co-Learning and Co-Creating the Future We Want

26/01/2017

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IPA Training Programme on the Sustainable Development Goals, Manila, Philippines, 7th to21st January

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Categories: Social and Pastoral, Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation, IPA, Latest News, Congregation

 

Presentation Sisters host Misean Cara Members Meeting in Chennai

17/01/2017

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Misean Cara is an Irish-based charity that works to bring about transformation through supporting missionary organisations worldwide. Presentation Sisters in Chennai were honoured to host a Members meeting in August 2016

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TOGETHER WE SERVE HUMANITY - SDG Implementation Project in Theni, South India Province

12/12/2016

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Sisters and Friends of Nano collaborated with local Professionals to devise and implement an action plan for Goals 1-6 of the Sustainable Development Goals

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Categories: Social and Pastoral, Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation, Healthcare and Healing, Latest News

 

Presentation Sisters Provide Supplies at Standing Rock, North Dakota

12/12/2016

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Sisters Joanna Bruno, PBVM, San Francisco, and Elizabeth Remily, PBVM, Aberdeen traveled to the Standing Rock Reservation, scene of a sustained protest by indigenous people and water protectors against the laying of the Dakota Access Pipeline, designed to transport as many as 570,000 barrels of crude oil daily from North Dakota to Illinois. The pipeline would travel underneath the Missouri River, the primary drinking water source for the Standing Rock Sioux, a tribe of around 10,000 people. Read their fascinating account of their adventure ...

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Categories: Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation, Latest News

 

Coventry Presentation Sisters and Associates stand for Justice

24/11/2016

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Silent protest that local investment monies were supporting the cluster bomb trade....

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DIWALI 2016 - students in North India run anti- fire cracker campaign

18/11/2016

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Presentation Convent Senior Secondary School, Delhi- 6 organized an anti-fire cracker rally on 28 October in the lead up to Diwali, this year celebrated on 30 October.

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Categories: Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation, Education, Latest News, Where We Are

 

Reflection for Global Day of Oneness

03/11/2016

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Oneness is the interconnectedness of all Life of everything that exists. It is our unity with the Divine and each other. Mary Hanrahan used this poem to focus a time of silence for Global Oneness in her place of ministry. Their reflection was taking place within the walls of a medium security prison in Dublin city...

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WORLD CITIES AT THE CROSSROADS - HABITAT 111

03/11/2016

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THE NEW URBAN AGENDA ADOPTED BY 167 COUNTRIES IN QUITO, ECUADOR, 17th-20th October 2016 Quito, Ecuador was host to people from all over the world attending Habitat III. It had the largest turnout of any event in UN history with the exception of Rio+20 in 2012. Mary Ivers, PBVM, participated at the Conference. Read an extract of her impressions and experiences...

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HABITAT III Conference - a Presentation perspective

18/10/2016

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Attending the HABITAT III Conference in Quito, Ecuador, Sr Mary Ivers PBVM suggests that those who actually live in cities should be a voice in the dialogue...

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Categories: Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation, Latest News

 

Congregational Leadership Team send blessings to the Sisters being missioned to Cambodia today

04/10/2016

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As the Ritual of Missioning ceremony approaches for our three Sisters going to Cambodia, Preethi Chacko (India: South), Anne Lyons (Ireland: North East), and Lizzy Mathew (India: North), Sr Mary Deane and the Congregational Leadership Team send prayers and blessings to wish them well. Read their letter here...

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Categories: Social and Pastoral, Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation, Latest News, Congregation

 

Reflections on Sustainable Development Goals

27/07/2016

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New reflections on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are available on our website.

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Categories: Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation

 

Congregational Justice Group Gathers to Renew Agenda

24/07/2016

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The congregation's international justice group is meeting to set the agenda for its activities over the next two years.

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Categories: Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation, Congregation

 

Debaters Deliberate Important Social Issues

31/05/2016

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Students showed off their debating skills at the annual Nano Nagle Memorial Inter-School Debate.

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Categories: Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation, Education

 

Fracking and Human Rights - an issue brief

26/05/2016

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A tool examining the impact of fracking has been made available by Mercy Global Action at the United Nations.

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The Light of the Lantern

17/04/2016

We reproduce here an article from the Evening Echo newspaper about the Lantern Project in Cork, Ireland.

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