Who Are Sisters of the Presentation?
Sisters of the Presentation, San Francisco, trace their history from the five founding sisters who came from Ireland at the request of Bishop Joseph Alemany in 1854. They came to teach Irish immigrants pouring into California as a result of the Gold Rush and California becoming a state.
To learn more read With Hearts of Oak, Sister Rose Forest, PBVM. It is available for $30.00 at our shopping cart at http://www.presentationsisterssf.org/shopsite_sc/store/html/index.html. This publication is great anyone who loves the history of San Francisco and Sisters of the Presentation.
Sisters of the Presentation were founded in Cork, Ireland in 1775 by Nano Nagle and now serve the people of God throughout the world.
You can learn more about our amazing foundress of Sisters of the Presentation by reading One Pace Beyond. It is available for $15.00 at our shopping cart at http://www.presentationsisterssf.org/shopsite_sc/store/html/index.html. This biography by Sister Raphael Consedine, PBVM, tells the story of Ireland under the Penal Laws and Nano Nagle’s courageous and unique response to the poverty and oppression. For the millennium, the Irish people voted Nano Nagle, the most influential person in Irish history from 1,000 to 2,000!
Learn more about Sisters of the Presentation, by reading Presentation Women, A Legacy of Vision, Faith, and Service.
This Biography Book is available for $45.00 at our shopping cart at http://www.presentationsisterssf.org/shopsite_sc/store/html/index.html. This publication chronicles the lives of every Presentation Sister from 1854 to 2004. Enjoy discovering the personalities and personal stories of the women who became Sisters of the Presentation of San Francisco.
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