At the request of Sister Janice Klein, PBVM, President of the Presentation Sisters, I am writing to inform the clergy of plans regarding their ministry that the Presentation Sisters will soon be announcing publicly. The Presentation Sisters, whose ministry in Dakota Territory predates Pope Leo XIII’s decree creating the Diocese of Sioux Falls, have been and will continue to be an important part of the ministries of the Diocesan Church.
The Sisters will be announcing plans to build new residences in Aberdeen and Sioux Falls. The community has shared details of its plans with me. I, in turn, have offered my encouragement and support in these endeavors. These have not been easy decisions for the community, but it is evident they have been grounded in prayer and made after taking into account individual needs of the Sisters.