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What did Nano Nagle do?

Last Updated: 11th May, 2020

Honora "Nano" Nagle (1718 – 26 April 1784) founded the "Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary" (PBVM) in Ireland (also known as the "Presentation Sisters") and was a pioneer of Catholic education in Ireland. She was declared venerable in the Roman Catholic Church on 31 October 2013 by Pope Francis.

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Correspondingly, what did Nano Nagle dedicate her life to?

But she was fast coming to the point where she realised she needed the help of like-minded and dedicated people. On Christmas Eve, 1775, Nano and three colleagues dedicated themselves to the glory of God and the Presentation Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary were born. Nano Nagle died of TB in 1784 at the age of 66.

Subsequently, question is, when was Nano Nagle born? 1718

Similarly, when did Nano Nagle die?

April 26, 1784

Where did Nano Nagle die?

Cork, Ireland

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Where was Nano Nagle from?

Cork, Ireland

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What is Nano Nagles legacy?

Nano Nagle: The Life and the Legacy draws on archival materials from three continents, providing a compelling account of how one woman's extraordinary life challenged social constraints and championed social justice and equality.

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How many siblings did Nano Nagle have?

Nano Nagle was born in 1718 and lived in Ballygriffin, Co. Cork with her two brothers and four sisters.

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What do the Presentation Sisters do today?

The Presentation Sisters' mission is to help the poor and needy around the world. Historically, the Sisters focused their energies on creating and staffing schools that would educate young people, especially young ladies. Most of these schools are still in operation and can be found across the globe.

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