The center of life for the Presentation Sisters is prayer. While we are busy with our active ministry, we make time for personal and communal prayer and praise a daily priority in our lives.

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Leadership Camps

Both leadership camps encourage a closer relationship with God while providing a safe, supportive and faith-filled environment to talk about the hopes, dreams and challenges of your Christian faith.

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Health Care

The Presentation Sisters often refer to the employees of the Avera Health system as “our heart and hands.” This is because the lay women and men are truly partners in ministry with the Presentation and Benedictine Sisters.

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Social Justice

Care for Creation/Earth Sustainability - Efforts to care for the earth and its resources have been a part of life for the Presentation Sisters for many years. Two significant renewable energy efforts include an 80-foot wind turbine and 125 solar panels that supplement the Convent’s electricity usage.

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Cojourners, our lay associates, partner with the Presentation Sisters while they continue their own vocation and career.

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Presentation Sisters are a vowed faith community who share the mission of Jesus.


Latest News

  • Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

    Cinco de Mayo is a family event that brings together the business and civic community of Sioux Falls and the surrounding area to recognize, appreciate and celebrate the cultural gifts and heritage of the Latino people in our midst. While observing this traditional Mexican holiday, …

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  • Earth Day 2016 Editorial

    Earth Day, April 22, 2016Written by Sister Kathleen Bierne The first celebration of Earth Day in the United States took place in April of 1970. We are still struggling with some of the same issues that prompted Senator Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin to organize a …

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  • Homeless Jesus

    Last year, at the PBVM camp for Latinas in Creighton Retreat Center, Mary Ihli purchased a lovely sculpture of “Homeless Jesus” on the park bench. She donated it to the Bishop Dudley Hospitality House (BDHH) in Sioux Falls, SD. Mary also chose a photo of …

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