The International Presentation Association is a networking of the various congregations of Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary around the world, formed to foster unity and to enable collaborations for the sake of mission.
Mission of the IPA
Our mission is to speak and act in partnership with others for global justice from a contemplative stance in a spirit of oneness with the whole of creation. 2017 IPA Assembly
Structure of IPA Assembly
The IPA Assembly is the policy-making body of the International Presentation Association. Members are Congregational Leaders, Justice Contact Persons, and one additional member of each participating congregation. Three representatives from the Association of Presentations in Latin America are also included. The Assembly meets every five years and the meetings are hosted by the Presentation sisters around the world.
The Association is comprised of the three Presentation Units. Visit our Mystery of Oneness (Ministries) section to learn more about how the units fulfill the mission in the Church:
Union of Presentation Sisters
Ministries in Antigua, Cambodia, Canada, Chili, Dominica, Ecuador, England, Holy Land, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Slovakia, Thailand, United States, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Conference of Presentation Sisters of North America
Congregations of Aberdeen, Dubuque, New Windsor, San Francisco and Staten Island with ministries in Bolivia, Guatemala, Nicaragua
Presentation Society of Australia and Papua New Guinea
Congregations of Lismore, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria, Wagga Wagga, Western Australia and Papua New Guinea with ministries in Peru