Article by Sr. Kathleen Duggan Province of New York/Toronto Ten months ago today, our Good Shepherd Services' office in the Bronx, New York, closed due to the pandemic. Prior to closing the doors, we served foster children and young adults along with their families. Days were filled with therapy sessions, parenting and support groups, crisis intervention and domestic violence services, and multiple education, housing, and advocacy programs. The office also served as a safe space for the families and children in times of crisis as well as in times of celebration of their various life passages... more
Article by Sr. Gilda Fernando Province of New York/Toronto We are living in one of the most challenging times in our history! Toronto, once a province in Canada, has become a sector of the New York Province, which is now called the New York/Toronto Province. Most of our sisters are elderly. After a long period of reflection with sisters and mission partners, we decided to create a pathway to the future and use our resources in a way that will carry on our legacy. We were blessed to have resources that we didn’t need, so we sold our unused properties. We always believed that our resources are... more