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Christmas EpiphanyFeast of Epiphany
Come join us for Evening Prayer to celebrate the FEAST OF EPIPHANY, Sunday, January 7th from 4:00-5:00 pm at Presentation Sisters Retreat House, 47 Parsonage Drive, St. John's. To register, please call 754-1582.  See PDF.

Development and Peace 50th Anniversary Concert Winter Solstice
Come greet winter as we enjoy the cloak of darkness, reflect, and celebrate the coming of a new season Thursday, December 21st, 2017 from 7 - 8pm with coffee/tea to follow. Virginia Waters Retreat Centre, 47 Parsonage Dr., St. John's. Space is limited. Please RSVP to Robyn at rhamlyn@att.net. See poster.

Development and Peace 50th Anniversary Concert 10,000 Villages International Fair Trade and Gift Sale
Coming to The Lantern November 23rd – 25th, 2017

Development and Peace 50th Anniversary Concert Advent Reflection Invitation - Presentation Sisters Retreat House
All are welcome to come join us for Advent Sunday Reflections December 3rd , 10th, and 17th  from  4:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Presentation Retreat House, 47 Parsonage Drive,
St. John’s.  See poster.
Theme: Who do people say I am? Who do we say Jesus is in our age? What new insights are emerging for us today to reflect on and contemplate?  
Facilitators: Gerard Whitty and Philip Lewis. To register please call : 754-1582.

Development and Peace 50th Anniversary Concert

Development and Peace 50th Anniversary Concert
We invite you to come and hear Brian Whelan and Sharon White in Concert at The Lantern on 28 November at 7:30 pm. They will present a repertoire of Sacred and Secular music. Sharon and Brian are known for their music ministries in and around St. Johns for the last 30 years. This D&P effort is in aid of the Rohingya Myanmar refugees fleeing to Bangladesh. Admission is a free will offering at the event. Please call 753 – 2607 to register. Limited space available.

door Global Oneness Day 2017 – October 24th  
Global Oneness Day is a day dedicated to celebrating
our Oneness with the Divine, each other and all of Life.
It is our day to celebrate sacredness and oneness of all life.
Join us on 24th October 2017 to Circle the World with LOVE
See Poster.
Website: https://globalonenesssummit.org

doorL'Arche Avalon Launching
Where: The Lantern, 35 Barnes Road, St. John's
When: Sunday, October 15, 2017 2:30 – 4:30
All Welcome!
See Poster.
Website: http://www.larche.ca:8080/en_CA/communities/avalon

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 Winter 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 Winter 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
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

Viewing Times :
Monday – Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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. 

So as to help protect and preserve this amazing masterpiece, we kindly ask you to refrain from taking photographs.  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