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FRANCISCA TORRES CALVO Province Leader of Central America During the Province Chapter, which was held in Costa Rica from the 22nd to the 27th of May 2017, Sr. Francisca Torres Calvo was re-elected as the Province Leader of Central America. Francisca is of Costa Rican nationality and entered the Congregation and pronounced her temporary vows on the 8th of August 1969 and made perpetual profession on the 24th April 1976. She completed studies in teaching and received a bachelor’s degree in Adult Education and an advanced degree in Theology. Over the years, Francisca has worked in various... more
Put an end to Violence against Children: Communities of Faith in Action Arigatou International and the Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC) have extended the invitation to the Congregation of the Good Shepherd in Bolivia to participate in the Fifth Forum of the Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC) Which will take place in Panama City on May 9, 10 and 11, 2017. More than four hundred (400) religious leaders and members of faith communities from around the world will gather in Panama for three days to discuss The theme " Eliminating violence against children: Communities... more
We pray for our sisters in the province of Central America during Chapter days. The Chapter begins on the 22 to 27th May, 2017. May the Holy Spirit guide them and help them to set the world on fire with God's love.more
Aline Bertrand Province Leader Province of Montreal, Canada Sister Aline Bertrand was appointed the Province Leader of Montreal, Canada. Her mandate began on 12 th of May 2017. The Region Assembly was held in Pierrefonds, Canada, from 10 th to 12 th of May 2017. Aline was born in Montreal, Canada, and entered the Good Shepherd in Pierrefonds. She made her perpetual profession on 28 th May 1972 in Pierrefonds, Canada. Aline obtained a bachelor’s degree in theology. Her apostolic experiences include a few years of service as educator with teenage girls in difficulty. Over the years, Aline... more
We pray for our sisters in Angola-Mozambique during Assembly days. The Assembly begins on the 19 to 29th May, 2017. May the Holy Spirit guide them and help them to set the world on fire with God's love.more
Yolanda Sánchez Contreras Province Leader Colombo Venezolana Sister Yolanda Sánchez Contreras was elected Province Leader of the Colombo Venezolana Province on the 7th May 2017. She will begin her mandate on 9 th June 2017. The Province Chapter was held in Bogotá, Colombia, from 1st to 10 th May 2017. Yolanda Sánchez was born in Cúcuta, Norte de Santander, Colombia on 12th March 1962 and entered the Congregation in Cúcuta, Colombia in 1986. She made her first profession in 1990 and her perpetual vows in 1996 in Bogotá. Yolanda is a trained social worker (School ENDSS-Senegal) and holds other... more
We pray for our sisters in Canada during Assembly days. The Assembly begins on the 10 to 14th May, 2017. May the Holy Spirit guide them and help them to set the world on fire with God's love.more
LUZ OFELIA CAZORLA MERCHÁN Province Leader of ECUADOR Sister Luz Ofelia Cazorla Merchán was elected as Province Leader of the Province of Ecuador on 26 April 2017. Her term of office will begin on 18 June 2017. The Province Chapter was held in Quito, Ecuador, from 22 to 29 April 2017. Luz Ofelia was born in Alausí, Chimborazo Province, Ecuador, on 15 November 1960 and entered the Congregation in Quito, Ecuador. She made her perpetual profession on 20 October 1992 in Quito. Luz Ofelia holds a degree in Theology of Consecrated Life and has studied courses in Auditing at the Central University... more
We pray for our sisters in the province Colombo Venezolana Cuba during chapter days. The Chapter begins on the 1 to 10th May, 2017. May the Holy Spirit guide them and help them to set the world on fire with God's love.more
We pray for our sisters in the province Ecuador during chapter days. May the Holy Spirit guide them and help them to set the world on fire with God's love.more