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LANTERN CENTER. In 2009, Lantern Center was a neighborhood outreach program operated by the SISTERS OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY (PBVM) offering hospitality, educational opportunities and advocacy to women and their children who are attempting to better their lives. The program was based in a former school of SAINT MARY'S CHURCH.