Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd

We are an International congregation, with an apostolic or contemplative lifestyle. We express our charism together with mission partners in 72 countries.

Our Vision

We envision a new way of living that celebrates the connectedness of all God's creation, an inclusive world where the dignity and diversity of all life is honored and protected.

Our Mission

Energized by our evolving understanding of God's love, we build partnerships that promote the dignity and human rights of all, especially women and children. In solidarity, we work for the transformation of unjust systems, the flourishing of humanity and integrity of all creation.

The Heart of the Mission

25 September 2020

Continue to thank God in trial as in gladness.
St Mary Euphrasia Pelletier

GS International Foundation

Together for Mission

GSIF 2018 Annual Report

Position papers

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Child Safeguarding

Circle of blessings

Mission Partner's Corner

Mission Stories

We are connected

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I am with you always

The Word of God:
“Truly Yahweh God was in this place and I never knew…” Genesis 28:17
Reflection
One way or another, consciously or unconsciously, people are searching for God. Many are not even aware of the deep spiritual yearning in their heart; they only know the restless ache for meaning and try to satisfy it any which way they can. But the place where God is most readily found is the place we least expect to find God, right here, exactly where we are; here, now in this moment, in this place. The problem is, as seen in today’s Word, we fail to recognize God because we don’t expect God to be in the people and the events that fill our days. We forget that God is present in the ordinary every day moments of our lives. And we most certainly forget, that the place where God is most at home is in the depths of our being. God is with us, wherever we are.
Ritual
Take some time now to reflect on this… As you look at the people around you, here and now, and the place you are in, repeat these words slowly, reflectively… “Truly God was in this place and I never knew…” Ask God to help you to see something of God’s Spirit in those around you. And now, place your hand upon your heart… look within…, God’s Presence is not only around you, but deep within the heart of your own being. As your hand rests gently upon your heart, whisper quietly into your depths, “Truly God is here…”
Remember
God is always with me…God is in this place.

Justice Peace

Latest news

September 24, 2020
Every year, during the summer months, the Sisters of the Mother House are very faithful to ensure a presence in Noirmoutier and to open the Birth... Read more
September 20, 2020
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September 14, 2020
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