The Sisters of
the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary were founded in
Ireland in 1775 by Mother Nano Nagle. They came to Watervliet,
New York in 1881 to establish a home for orphan children.
sisters continue to minister to the needs of children in
residential programs for the emotionally handicapped, the
autistic, and the mentally retarded child, as well as day-care
programs for the preschooler, teaching in diocesan schools, and
parish ministry. A habit, daily Mass and prayer schedule, as
well as convent living, are important factors in the life of a
requirements include: at least a high school diploma; a sincere
desire, persistently recurring, to dedicate oneself to God in
religion; the possession of average health, intelligence, and
piety; the intention of generously giving to God what is already
His. Age will be considered on an individual basis.