Catholic women religious participating in the mission of Jesus in the United States

Inspired by Venerable Nano Nagle, our Foundress, we participate in the gospel call of liberation and social transformation.

Who We Are

About

Union of Presentation Sisters

In addition to our Presentation Sisters and Friends of Nano living and ministering in various locations throughout the United States, we are also a Unit of the international Union of Presentation Sisters and are members of the International Presentation Association, linking us to Presentation people around the world in charism and mission.

Members of the Union live and minister not only in the United States but also in Canada, Chile, Dominica, Ecuador, England, Holy Land, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Slovakia, Thailand, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Sisters of the Sacred Heart established convents and schools in other towns and cities of Ireland. In 1791 Pope Pius VI granted papal approval. The sisters took simple vows and were not bound by enclosure ensuring that Nano Nagle’s desire to be wherever the poor were to be found lived on in the work of her sisters. At the core of the congregation’s mission was a passion for justice and a devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

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" The Almighty makes use of the weakest means to bring about His works"

- Nano Nagle

News & Events

“The Journey”

Poem by Sr. Francine Janousek, PBVM

“Living in the Question Mark” published by The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead

Article by Roxane Salonen

“Way of the Cross” by Mid-Atlantic Coalition Against Modern Slavery

Resource for Lent