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Loretto Friends of the Presentation Sisters Annual Fashion Show
Celebrates 25 Years!
Loretto Friends of the Presentation Sisters Annual Fashion Show, on
April 6, 2014,
marked the first year that new committee members, Patricia Diaz, Maritza Anna Duran Leon,
Martha Manriquez, Margaret Barragan Ochoa, Mary Hernandez Sanchez, Yolanda Montano Santillan,
Katherine Valenzuela Sias, and JoAnn Herrera Sifuentes, all from Our Lady of Loretto, Los Angeles ,
Class of 1974, officially stepped into the very high heels of former Committee members
Carol Kratzer Roper, Class of 1954, Rosalie Cabrera, Class of 1956, Rosemarie Lavin Ramirez,
Class of 1956, Rosemary Delgado, Class of 1957, Virginia Padilla Ashworth, Class of 1958,
Loretta Ariza Magier, Class of 1958, Rosemarie Acosta Witten, Class of 1958,
Emma Roberts, Class of 1960, Estelle Giangregorio McUelland, Class of 1964,
Michela Chacon, Class of 1967, Kitty Holland and Gigi Gonzalez Cox.
They accomplished this with much style, grace and poise.
Check here for information on next year’s Fashion Show.
2013 Golden Girls Celebrate
The Golden Girls – the Classes from the 1950s of Our Lady of Loretto High School, Los Angeles,
held their annual fall luncheon on Saturday, October 19, 2013, at the Quiet Cannon Golf Course in Montebello.
Our Lady of Loretto High School, Los Angeles, Class of 1953, the Gremlins celebrated their Sixtieth Year Reunion at this year’s event.
SAVE THE DATE: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2014
2013 Founder Club Members Annual
Our Ninth Annual Founders Club Tea took place on Sunday, August 11, 2013,
at the Sisters of the Presentation Motherhouse and as always, was a joyous occasion!
In addition to honoring our generous donors from August 2012 to August 2013,
the Canelo Family was honored as our 2013 Legacy Leader.
As a token of our appreciation for their support, Founders Club Members were given a medallion
created from recycled materials. The medallion features the Presentation logo
and can be hung from a car mirror, key ring, necklace, or used as a Christmas ornament.
Founders Club members through their generous annual support help Sisters of the Presentation
continue to fulfill the legacy of its Foundress, Nano Nagle.
To become a member see shopping cart page.
SAVE THE DATE:
SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 2014
Deadline for 2014 Scholarship Applications is June 1,
Southern California Reunion for Presentation Alumnae and Friends
Our Lady of
Loretto High School, Los Angeles, Alumnae and Friends of Sisters of
attended a Presentation Reunion, on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Luminarias Restaurant in Monterey Park.
A total of fifty Alumnae and Friends came to remember old times and make new friendships.
Make plans to come to next year’s reunion — at a location to be announced.
For more details click on Coming Events
SAVE THE TIME & DATE: 1:00 TO 3:00 p.m., SATURDAY, JULY 26, 2014
2013 Welcome Back All the San Francisco Classes
The Sisters of the Presentation held the annual Welcome Back All the
Classes of the Presentation High School, San Francisco,
on Sunday, July 14, 2013, at the Presentation Sisters Motherhouse, San Francisco.
The event started with Mass in the Motherhouse Chapel at 10:00 a.m., followed by brunch at 11:00 a.m. in the Motherhouse dining room.
SAVE THE DATE: Sunday July 13, 2014
East Bay Event for Alumnae and Friends
Presentation High School, Berkeley, Alumnae and Friends of Sisters of the Presentation enjoyed the annual Berkeley Reunion
on Sunday, June 23, 2013 at the family home of Sister Gloria Loya, PBVM, in the El Cerrito foothills.
SAVE THE DATE: SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014
South Bay Event for Alumnae and Friends
It was a delightful afternoon at a very special reception benefiting the Sisters of the Presentation Retirement Fund, on Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Saint Christopher Parish, in San Jose. All were treated to the showing of the short film version of the exhibit of Women and Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America. In addition, there was a plethora of yummy afternoon treats including: fresh crab, shrimp, smoked salmon, and other delights. Concluding with organic mixed berries, Palmieri and a delicious Lemon Bar Meringue cake! All assembled by Helen H.Z. Harwood. A good time was had by all!
Once again, A BIG-HUGE THANK YOU to all the supporters of the Sisters of the Presentation!
DATE: Sunday, May 18, 2014
Women and Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America Field Trip
On Monday, February 27, 2012, over seventy Sisters of the Presentation, Alumnae, and Friends
rode on two custom coach buses to see the wonderful exhibit of Women and Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America
which featured the Sisters of the Presentation, at The California Museum, in Sacramento.
While the National Touring Exhibit has ended, the California Story continues: Women and Spirit California
Click on link to view a short video clip about the California story: http://vimeo.com/38008339
For more details: www.womenandspirit.org
and follow on facebook:www.facebook.com/Women.and.Spirit.Sacramento.Exhibit
Sisters of the Presentation honored by Holy Trinity Catholic Church in San Pedro
Holy Trinity Catholic Church in San Pedro dedicated the Fireside
Room of its Parish Center in honor of
Sisters of the Presentation (of the Blessed Virgin Mary) on Saturday, January 14, 2012.
At the invitation of Father George Gallagher, Sisters of the
Presentation accepted to staff Holy Trinity School.
Property for the convent was purchased at 209 North Hanford Avenue in San Pedro.
Holy Trinity Parish and School greatly benefited from the presence of Sisters of the Presentation.
Several young women from Holy Trinity would eventually become Sisters of the Presentation.
Sisters of the Presentation left Holy Trinity in 1990 and the convent
was replaced with the current Parish Center which was dedicated in 1993.
With the approval of Msgr. Joseph Brennan, the current Pastor of
permission was given to dedicate the Fireside Room in honor of
Sisters of the Presentation so that their legacy
at Holy Trinity will be passed onto future generations.
The Fireside Room contains pictures of the Sisters, artifacts saved from the convent, and
a special wall listing the names of the Sisters of the Presentation who have graced Holy Trinity
with their presence along with a wall dedicated to Nano Nagle.
Berkeley Plaque Dedication
A Dedication Ceremony took place for
a plaque to
honor the presence and role of
Sisters of the Presentation in the educational history of the city of Berkeley.
It was held
on Saturday, November 12, 2011, in the Commons
Room of University Terrace
which is the former site of Presentation High School.
It was followed by a lovely reception.
was intended to be placed when the University Terrace housing complex
was built in 1993-1994, but it was never installed.
Now it has
a place of honor near the stone pillars marking the entrance to the original
of Sisters of the Presentation which University Terrace residents have named: the California Street Rose Garden.
Room of University Terrace features a pictorial history display of the area
which you can also view by logging onto http://learning.berkeley.edu/ut/history.htm.