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Free Public T'ai Chi Chih Practice
On the Lawn at Government House, 50 Military Road, St. John's Will be continuing until the end of August. Tuesdays from 12:00 1:00 pm 20 gentle repetitive movements, easy to learn, easy to do All Welcome! Simply come and enJOY , whether new or experienced Can be done seated or standing bring along your chair if you wish! See poster


Summer Solstice Celebration 2018
Virginia Water Retreat House, 47 Parsonage Drive, St. John’s
Thursday , June 21st from 7:15 – 8:30

Follow-up Reflection

green hearts 2018 Conference of Associates and Religious NL
The Lantern, 35 Barnes Road, St. John’s, NL
June 1st and 2nd
Guest Presenter: Dolores Hall
Theme: Greening our Hearts
See Brochure for more details and for registration information.

plasticsCongregational Gathering 2018 Union of the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Ireland , April 17th - May 14th , 2018
Visit Web Site.   Prayer for the Gathering: See PDF.
Opening Address by Sister Mary Deane, Congregational Leader  See PDF.
Symbol Reflection shared by our NL Delegates
Theme: "Nano Aflame! Stoking our Passion Becoming Fire Radiating Love"
Song "Nano Aflame"
Newly Elected Congregational Leadership Team 2018 2024 See PDF.
Also view on About Us Page

courage Journey To Wholeness: A Courage & Renewal® Program in Newfoundland
May 25-27, 2018
Presentation Sisters Retreat House
47 Parsonage Drive, St. John’s, NL
Click here for more details.

plastics Invitation: Public lecture entitled “Plastics for Dinner”
Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Foran Room, City Hall, St. John`s
Focusing on plastics in the oceans and elsewhere.
Sponsored by the Mercy Centre for Ecology and Justice
Phone 722-0082 for further information.
All are welcome.

Earth Day Earth Day April 22, 2018
Theme: End Plastic Pollution
Visit: https://www.earthday.org/

See video
Make a commitment to take action to End Plastic Pollution on Earth Day and beyond!

star Easter Season Reflection: Painting the Stars
We invite you to continue celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ throughout the Easter season of fifty days. Using Bruce Sanguin’s resource, “Painting the Stars”,we will explore the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality. This seven-session program includes readings, video input and guided discussion. Join us each Monday evening from 7:15 - 8:30 at Presentation Sisters Virginia Water Retreat Centre, 47 Parsonage Drive, beginning on April 9th. To register, please phone 754-1582.

On Friday, February 2, 2018, World Day of Prayer For Consecrated Life, with a special Mass at the Basilica at 11:00am to celebrate the contributions of the men and women religious in the Archdiocese and around the world, followed by coffee/tea and goodies in the ambulatories. A commemorative day declared by Pope Francis, a time for pause and reflection, and a time for looking forward.

Looking back at our Basilica Liturgy Celebration,
with thanks to Diane Smyth, RSM - PDF
Reflecting on Nano Nagle, our Presentation Story,
with thanks to Sheila Leonard, PBVM PDF

Care CreationVideo from Pope Francis released February 2016
Caring for our Common Home: Taking good care of creation

An invitation to embrace Pope Francis' prayer intention for February:
" that we may take good care of creation - a gift freely given
cultivating and protecting it for future generations."   
See the video.     The Pope's Video website.

Lantern Update
The new Lantern email address is : information@lantern.ca
We are a happy to announce the launch of the new Lantern website at thelantern.ca
Winter-Spring Special Sessions

Nano Nagle Spirituality Centre Programs
Barachois Brook, NL Click here for Winter-Spring 2017 programming.

The Gathering Place
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T'ai Chichichih thru MovementT'ai Chi Chih Joy thru Movement: “Awakening the Energy Within”
through the practice of T'ai Chi Chih
To learn more,  visit http://sheilaleonard.ca
• St. John's Spring 2018 Flyer

T'ai Chichichih thru MovementWisdom Healing Qigong: Awakening the Energy Within”
through the practice of Wisdom Healing Qigong  (“chee-gong”)
To learn more,  visit http://sheilaleonard.ca
• St. John's Spring 2018 flyer

Chow Medical Qigong: Awakening the Energy Within”
through the practice of Chow Medical Qigong (“chee-gong”)
To learn more,  visit http://sheilaleonard.ca
NOTE: Chow Medical Qigong classes are being put on hold.

"The Veiled Virgin" Sculpture

Location: Presentation Convent,
                 Cathedral Square
                 170 Military Road,
                 St. John's, NL CANADA
                 Telephone: 709-753-7291

July/August 2018 Tour Schedule

Monday Saturday from 10:00 - 12:30 and 1:00 - 4:00
Sunday from 1:00 4:00

Please see further update in September

The "Veiled Virgin" is an absolutely amazing work of art that truly has to be seen to be believed. The marble sculpture is believed to be a one-of-a kind masterpiece, which is readily understood once you have seen it. 

Souvenir cards of the sculpture which help capture somewhat the exquisite beauty of this magnificent work of art will be available to take with you. Click HERE for more details.

Speak the Story - New Beginnings - JPIC
Justice, Peace and Integrity of all Creation Newsletters

• Vol. 3, Issue 1 - January-February 2014
• Vol. 3, Issue 2 - March 2014
• Vol. 3, Issue 3 - April 2014
• Vol. 3, Issue 4 - June 2014
• Vol. 3, Issue 5 - December 2014
• Vol. 5, Issue 1 - January-February 2016
• Vol. 5, Issue 2 - April-May 2016
• Vol. 6, Issue 1 - February 2017

Presentation Sisters, P.O. Box 2100, St. John's, NL A1C 5R6, CANADA                          Telephone (709) 753-8340                         Email Sister Lois Greene