May 11, 2023 marks the 62nd Anniversary of our Good Shepherd Sisters Contemplative Foundation in Quezon City, Philippines. From the Annals: “For every great achievement that has its end the greater glory of God and the salvation of souls, God uses a worthy instrument to accomplish His purposes. In... suite
A BRIEF HISTORY At the request of the Bishop Paul Ambrose Bigadet, the Good Shepherd Sisters first set foot on Myanmar in 1866 to take over the education ministry in the campus of St. John the Baptist’s Catholic Church, at Bo Sun Pet Street, Yangon. As the years went by, the Sisters expanded the... suite
The Province of Philippines – Japan had a glorious celebration of Good Shepherd Sunday this year. Aside from praying for more Vocations to the Priesthood and Consecrated Life on this World Day of Prayer for Vocations, prayers of thanksgiving were offered for the gift of Consecrated Life as... suite
Maria de Fátima Coelho Pires Leader of the Southern Europe Region Maria de Fátima Coelho Pires was elected Leader of the Southern Europe Region during the first Chapter of this region, held in Rome from 23 to 28 April 2023. This Region is made up of four countries: Spain, Italy, Malta and Portugal... suite
Earth Day 2023: Declare Climate Emergency Now! April 22, 2023 Saturday, is Earth Day, an annual event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Last April 20, 2023, the Religious of the Good Shepherd Philippine-Japan Province participated the event by being one of the signatories of the... suite
Every day, we saw these young boys scavenging food and other metals in the rubbish bin in front of our convent. This scene has challenged us to share our food with them one Christmas – part of the Christmas cake that we baked – and from there we started building a good relationship with them. They... suite
First and Final Professions of Religious Vows (Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd Sisters, Myanmar Sector) Last March 15, 2023 Sr. Mary Catherine Mai Khin Swe Aye (Pyay Diocese), Sr. Mary Emily Pum Man Niang (Kalay Diocese), Sr. Mary Martina Cing Lam Lun (Yangon Diocese), and Sr. Rose Marie... suite
From the Communications Center, Province of Bolivia/Chile. On Thursday, January 13, 2022, "Semblanza de Josefa Misionera Infatigable" (Portrait of Josefa Indefatigable Missionary), written about Mother Josefa Fernández Concha by the Chilean Sister Angélica Guzmán (right), was launched through a... suite
OUR COMMITMENT AS CONGREGATION TO A seven-year journey together… “God of communion, enable us to become communities of participatory action and advocacy, for the Earth and the poor. Enable our religious communities, in particular, to be prophetic servant leaders in the care of our common home and... suite