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Nano Nagle commemorative quilt unveiled

The quilt-making involved women from many countries who sat and worked on fabrics and with the skills of their native culture.

2019.07.04.

Nuns’ side of the story must be told

Bishop Denis Nulty publicly acknowledges and recognises contribution of Mercy Sisters and religious generally to Irish life and culture, and to life and culture far beyond Irish shores.

2018.11.13.

It’s the end of the day for Catholic charities’ oil investments

“The poor are suffering greatly from the climate crisis and fossil fuels are among the main drivers of this injustice,” says Cardinal Luis Tagle of Caritas Internationalis.

2018.04.30.

No going back says Bishop as Presentation nuns leave Kildare town

"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

2018.01.11.

Nano Nagle Place opens

“I believe that the vision, the dream of Nano Nagle Place honours the past, is an expression of our living heritage, it is a prophetic witness of the power of Nano’s story and our story in finding new ways to respond to the needs of our world today in order to be a sign of hope for the future." Sr Mary Deane

2017.12.20.

Red light-up against the persecution of people of faith

Archbishop Eamon Martin said: “It is shocking to realise that in the twenty-first century, Christians continue to be persecuted, displaced, intimidated, tortured, and even executed on account of their faith. Places of worship are targeted by violence and destruction.”

2017.11.22.

Nuncio joins Presentation bicentenary celebrations in Killina-Rahan

The Presentation Sisters “were true pioneers in providing education to people so long denied this basic fundamental right”.

2017.10.10.

New book highlights Nano Nagle’s contribution to social justice

“From the poverty-stricken and colonial context of 18th century Ireland, Nano Nagle lit a flame for freedom through education, leaving us a legacy that continues to grow and expand into the complex world of the 21st century.”

2017.06.13.

Presentation Sisters’ Clann Credo celebrates 20th anniversary

Social Investment Fund founded by Co Waterford nun in 1996 is one of the biggest providers of social finance in Europe.

2016.07.30.

One of country’s longest serving nuns receives Papal Medal

Work of Presentation Sister Sr Alphonsus O’Brienw was "overflow of her prayer life" says bishop.

2016.07.19.

Plaque unveiled to Presentation Sisters in Castleisland

“The arrival of Mother Joseph Harnett back to her native Castleisland during those dark days brought light to a lot of people in the area.”

2016.06.25.

Four religious congregations divest from fossil fuels

“These divestment commitments represent an important step towards fulfilling the promise and the call of Laudato Si."

2016.06.19.

Waterford celebration of Year of Consecrated Life

Former East End gangster John Pridmore and the new Bishop of Waterford & Lismore will speak at the Little Sisters of the Poor's special vocations day later this month.

2015.06.04.

Planning granted for Nano Nagle centre in Cork

Presentation Sisters want historic 244-year-old South Presentation Centre to be a place that preserves the ethos and philosophy of founder, Venerable Nano Nagle.

2015.03.05.

Presentation Sisters leave Mullingar after 190 years

At their peak, the PBVM's schools in the town were catering for 1,000 pupils.

2014.11.24.

Two nuns laid to rest after double drowning

“Their death robs us of our own sense of security, our own future plans, our own sense of place and presence" - Bishop Denis Nulty.

2014.08.20.

Two Presentation Sisters drown off Kerry beach

"These two wonderful women have been a source of inspiration and blessing to many people throughout their lives" - Sr Mary Deane.

2014.08.16.

New centre in Cork to celebrate Venerable Nano Nagle

‘South Pres’ to undergo €10m development for 300th anniversary of Nano's birth in 2018.

2014.03.03.

Bishop pays tribute to Limerick’s Presentation Sisters

Presentation Secondary School celebrates 125 years.

2013.11.30.

Presentation nuns host Cork celebration for Nano Nagle

Bishops concelebrate Mass for 'the Lady of the Lantern'.

2013.11.22.

Presentation Sisters’ Foundress declared Venerable

1,200 members of the congregation around the world celebrate Irishwoman's step towards canonisation.

2013.11.01.

New health centre in Philippines funded by Irish donors

St Brigid's Clinic will provide medical services to the Badjao people in Cebu.

2013.08.29.
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