“Keep the presence of God in all your actions”.

(Marie Poussepin)

A YEAR OF THANKSGIVING to the Lord for the Beatification of Marie Poussepin, from 11/20/19 to 11/21/20

News and Events

Happy feast of the Presentation 2019: Year Marie...

Barcelona (Spain), 11/20/2019, Sr. Gemma Morató.- The feast of the Presentation of the Virgin is here. We wish you a happy feast, and we offer you a poster/postcard to be able to print and share, in this YEAR OF...

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Award for the commitment to our "common home" in...

Medellin (Colombia), 11/16/19, Nora Inés Fonnegra G..- The city of Medellin is characterized by the projects undertaken to improve the quality of life of its inhabitants. In its initiatives, a Corporation called "Colombia...

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Launching of the 6th Missionary American...

Ponce (Puerto Rico), 11/05/19, Srs. of Puerto Rico.- To conclude the missionary year and launching of the 6th National American Missionary Congress (CAM 6) to be held in Puerto Rico in 2023, the Bishops of the Church...

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Honduras: First Religious Profession of Sister...

Guaimaca (Honduras), 29/10/2019, Sr. Marta Inés Escobar.- October 13th was a day of grace and joy for the Honduras communities as well as for the United States Vice- Province. After sharing life with the Sisters in Honduras...

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Official Website of the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation

Welcome to the new official website of the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin. From this site we will present the most relevant news about our Congregation, in addition you will be able to know who we are, what is our mission and who was Marie Poussepin, our Foundress. If you are a Dominican Sister of the Presentation, the Reserved Area will enable you to have access to the documents of our Congregation and the latest internal news.

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Our identity

As Dominican Sisters of Charity of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin, we are an international religious congregation, present in 36 countries. Following in the footsteps of our Foundress, Marie Poussepin, we are united in community, to

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Our history

The life of Marie Poussepin develops within almost two equal periods: the first in her hometown, Dourdan, from 1653-1695; the second in Sainville from 1696-1744.

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Pastoral of Vocations

In Dourdan-France, more than three centuries ago there was a great woman who managed to change the reality of ignorance, hunger, suffering and abandonment of the inhabitants of a small and forgotten French town called Sainville. Her name is Marie

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Justice and Peace

The majority of Indigenous Peoples continue to be “bent over”

"One Sabbath, Jesus was teaching in a Jewish meeting place, and a woman was there who had been crippled by an evil spirit for eighteen years. She was completely bent over and could not straighten up. When Jesus saw the woman, he called her over and said, “You are now well.” He placed his hands on her, and right away she stood up straight and praised God." (Lk 13, 10-13)

Sr. Dorys Gilma Zorro, province of Guadalupe.- I would like to linger a bit on some points of this beautiful text so encouraging to everyone. The words “that had crippled her for eighteen years...bent over, and quite unable to stand up straight”. I ask myself: What are eighteen years for a woman? Her whole life. It is an imperfect time; I don’t know why, but I think in the number 6x3, maybe a bit exaggeratedly, but I would say it is the total imperfection. This woman was completely imperfect in the eyes of the world, and what is imperfect does not merit to be payed attention to, but rather left discarded, and missing. I think of so many men and women who are in these same circumstances who we see as imperfect, because of religion, social condition, color, raze, ideas, inability or capabilities...

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Solidarity

In a multicultural world

In our multicultural world, sharing and solidarity is necessary to construct a more just and fraternal society more in accord with what God wants for humanity. It depends on all of us, Christians or not, believers or not, in the daily sharing of life as in the projects of great significance.

Civil society offers us through its governmental and nongovernmental organizations, (NGO) opportunities to form alliances to unite our strengths with those who share our concerns and values. The accompaniment of persons and marginalized groups and the ecological concerns could be areas for common actions.

Source: 54th General Chapter - 2014

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The Congregation in the World...

Present in 4 continents

Today, the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation, faithful to the project of their Foundress, work to serve the Church in 36 countries, on four continents. Marie Poussepin designed a way. Following in her footsteps, others after her, as heirs of her Charism, respond to the calls of their time...