"The Presentation family landscape is changing but the Sisters would be the first to acknowledge the song must not stop with the Sisters; a dance must evolve out of a wake.” - Bishop Denis Nulty
The summer school takes places annually to commemorate the memory of the former MP and founder of Catholic Emancipation in Ireland.
“People laughed when Archbishop Hughes began to plan a cathedral on what was then the remote 51st Street on 5th Avenue. They called it ‘Hughes’s Folly’, but time would show that ... Archbishop Hughes was ahead of the rest in anticipating the growth and future strategic importance of mid-Manhattan.”
“Unlike some of the other summer schools, the Daniel O’Connell School does not have a specific theme. Instead, we offer a mix of lectures on local, county, national and international history.”