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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
In April 2017 we were delighted to welcome a group of about 80 mission partners and sisters from all over USA, Canada and Singapore who participated in a regular pilgrimage at the Motherhouse organized by Melinda Stricklen and her team! The Spirituality Centre enabled them to deepen their knowledge of the spirituality of the congregation by guiding them on the labyrinth, and experience to get in touch with oneself, with others, with the earth and with the congregation. They also had the opportunity to visit the new Congregational Museum and they were very impressed by the richness of the... more
Sister Patricia DIET was elected as Province Leader of the Province of Europe-BFMN. She will take up office on 15 th July 2017. The Province Chapter was held in Angers (France) from 21 st to 31 st March 2017. Patricia was born in Angers in 1963 and entered the Good Shepherd in Angers, where our Congregation was founded. She made her perpetual profession on 25 th April 2011 in Angers. Patricia holds a degree in psychology and a bachelor's degree in theology. Her apostolic experiences include: reception and accompaniment of people living in highly precarious social conditions and psychological... more
The Unit of Eudist Spirituality has great joy in joining the entire Eudist Family on this celebration of the Feast of the Incarnation of the Son of God. Many undertakings and apostolic works of Saint John Eudes have begun on March 25. We therefore wish to recall a few mediations from John Eudes relating to the Incarnation of Christ, one of the major axis in the Eudist spirituality. On this same day, we celebrate the 374th anniversary of the founding of the Congregation of Jesus and Mary (CJM). We will end this presentation with a glance on the beginnings of this «Blessed Congregation*»... more
We pray for our sisters in the province Europe-BFMN during chapter days. The Chapter begins on the 20 to 31th March, 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 West Africa Senegal / Burkina Faso during Assembly days. The Assembly begins on the 28th February to 4th March , 2017. May the Holy Spirit guide them and help them to set the world on fire with God's love.more
504 Hexton Hill Road Silver Spring, MD 20904 Ph: 301-622-6838 Fx: 301-384-1025 www.gsadvocacy.org Twitter: @NAC4Justice FB: goodshepherdnationaladvocacycenter February 8, 2017 President Donald Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Trump, The Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd has had a presence in the United States for over 175 years. The Sisters and Mission Partners have dedicated themselves to serving girls, women and families who experience poverty, exploitation, vulnerability and marginalization. Our programs address... more