Our advocacy demands that we remain in communication with our elected officials on a local, state and national level. Consider contacting your local congressperson and making your voice heard:
Our Call to Justice is broadened by our participation in the International Presentation Association.
The IPA has Non-Governmental Organization status at the United Nations and functions in a special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council. Our IPA Networker facilitates communication with and among the PBVM Justice Contacts around the world. An International Assembly composed of representatives of every Presentation congregation, province, and region is held every five years.
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Our Call to Justice is strengthened through our membership in the Conference of Presentation Sisters.
Justice Contacts from each of the North American congregations form a network to encourage, and creatively address ways to carry out the Directions for Mission from each international assembly.
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Our Call to Justice is deepened by our membership in LCWR (Leadership Conference of Women Religious).
Through it we unite with congregations of women religious across the United States in addressing justice issues through a process of theological reflection, social analysis and action.
Our Call to effect systemic change is more effective through our membership in NETWORK.
A Catholic leader in the global movement for justice and peace, NETWORK educates, organizes and lobbies for economic and social transformation.
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Committed to Justice, Helping the Oppressed and Caring for Earth
Our Call to Justice is expressed in our Mission Statement:
We, the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary,
inspired by our foundress, Nano Nagle, commit ourselves to the
Gospel values of hope, justice, freedom, and human dignity. In
union with one another, we pledge ourselves to act for and with the
poor and oppressed of our world and to care for the earth.
At the General Chapter of 2015 the congregation adopted the following statement:
As Presentation Sisters and Associates, we embrace our call to be Fire for Mission in our time as our foundress, Nano Nagle, was in her time. Aware of our current realities and those of our global community, we claim the courage to proclaim the Gospel in word and action and commit ourselves personally and communally to:
As a congregation,
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We also recommend the following organizations: click on links to visit their websites:
As a congregation, we care for Earth by: