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Associates gathered at Maryvale Chapel


Illinois area Associates gathered May 8, 2014 at Presentation Convent, Princeton, Illinois

L-R: Mary & Rich Kunkel, Mary Anne Michelet, Barbara Bass, Father Jeff Windy, Arvid Fundell, Bill Phalen, Sharon Kunkel, Ann Battaglia, Lorraine Workman, Chris Kunkel, Sister Dorothy Bertsch

Sherry Musgrave and Jerri Holzler at Maryvale


New Associates 2012

Sharon Schaack, Father Jeff Windy and Lorraine Workman sign covenants and become Associates of the Sisters of Mary of the Presentation

“This is what Yahweh asks of you, only this: to act justly, to love tenderly and to walk humbly with your God. .” Micah 6:8

Being an Associate of the Sisters of Mary of the Presentation is a way of sharing our life and ministry. An Associate is a Christian person who willingly enters into a covenant with the Sisters of Mary of the Presentation to share in and contribute to the life and corporate mission of the Congregation. This member is a woman or man who desires a bond with the Congregation in a formalized way. This person is one who:

  • Longs to be more deeply committed to Christ;
  • Desires to share in a community spirit and prayer;
  • Wishes through her/his life to enrich the ministry of the Church and share in its mission as specifically expressed through the spirit and goals of the Sisters of Mary of the Presentation;
  • Wishes to be associated with other persons who hold similar values; and
  • Is 18 years of age or older, married or single.

The Sisters and the individual enter a covenant of mutual sharing and support. The associate brings special capabilities for prayer and service. The ways to serve and the commitments are varied and in keeping with the desires, talents and time of the individual. The Congregation offers opportunities that will provide means of personal and spiritual growth and apostolic involvement. The Congregation seeks to make itself available as a place of community of life, inspiration and dedication to God.

Complete Associate brochure


For More Information contact:

Sister Anne Germaine, standing

Sister Anne Germaine Picard, SMP
620 E. Thompson St.
Princeton, IL 61356


Deceased Associates: The Sisters of Mary of the Presentation continue to remember in prayer all deceased Associates......

May They Rest in Peace


Adrianne Estes, Moses Lake, WA - September 13

Deacon Harry Didier, Sanborn, ND - September 7

Cecelia Schreiner, Grand Forks, ND - April 2



Leona J. Kutz, Glendive, AZ - February 15

Mary "Jane" Schlindwein, Princeton, IL - May 14



Jennie DelFiacco, Princeton, IL

Robert Dall, Princeton, IL

Beatrice King, Peru, IL

Dan Smith, Valley City, ND








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