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10k Villages Winter Solstice Celebration - Virginia Water
Come gather as we greet the long shadow of winter, to reflect and to celebrate the coming of a new season. Thursday, December 20th at 7:30.
Virginia Waters Retreat Centre, 47 Parsonage Drive, St. John's
Space is limited. Please RSVP to Robyn at rhamlyn@att.net
See poster for more details

10k Villages Advent Meditations 2018 Virginia Water Retreat Centre

You are invited to join us for a series of Advent Meditations at Virginia Water Retreat Centre, 47 Parsonage Drive, St. John’s on the first 4 Sundays in December from 4:00 – 5:00pm. Through contemplative listening we will probe evolution and incarnation, a made-flesh spirituality for today. See poster for more details.
Please rsvp to rhamlyn@att.net Space limited.

10k Villages 10,000 Villages International Fair Trade and Gift Sale
The Lantern, 35 Barnes Road, St. John’s
 November 15th – 17th  
Click HERE for poster


2018 - The 300th Anniversary of the Birth of our Foundress, Nano Nagle
*Launch of the Anniversary at our Motherhouse in St. John’s PDF
*300th 3-D Anniversary Banner and Reflection PDF
*Pilgrimage to Ireland to celebrate the Anniversary PDF
*Pilgrim's Memories - NL Ireland 300th Pilgrimage PDF
*Pilgrimage - 4 Video Links:
  Opening Ritual (30 min)   Part One, (55 min)   Part Two, (40 min)   Combined (43 min)
  Open House Day - Celebrating Nano's Tercentenary PDF
  Also View on About Us Page

Fall Equinox Celebration Come join us!
Virginia Water Retreat House, 47 Parsonage Drive, St. John's
Monday, September 24, 2018
7:15pm arrival for a 7:30 start until 8:30

World Prayer for Creation – September Month
Pope Francis has declared September 1st as the World Day of Prayer for Creation, which opens the Season of Creation. He has issued a new statement for the day of prayer, calling for a "renewed and sound relationship between humanity and creation" and asking us to pay special attention to the issue of water. See PDF for Prayer.

Mercy~Presentation Speakers Forum 2018
October 5th and 6th at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Road, St. John’s
Speaker: Judith King, from Donegal, Ireland
Topic: Spirituality in the 21st Century
See poster for more details 

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

Lantern logo The Lantern, a Christian Life Centre
The Lantern welcomes all seekers and offers opportunities for the development of spirituality, the formation of community, the promotion of justice.
For information regarding programs and events :
E-mail: information@thelantern.ca
Web: www.thelantern.ca Telephone: 709-753-8760


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

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


Courageous Leading and Living
A Circle of Trust
®  Professional Retreat
Friday to Sunday, September 28th – 30th, 2018
Presentation Sisters Retreat House
47 Parsonage Drive, St. John’s, NL
Click here for more details.

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.

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.

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 Fall 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 Fall 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

Fall 2018 Tour Schedule

1:00 - 4:00 pm daily until October 28
1:00 - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday beginning October 29

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