Province Leader of Northeast Asia

Marie Stella Heeyun Rhee
Province Leader
Province of Northeast Asia



Sister Marie Stella Rhee was elected the Province Leader of Northeast Asia.  Her mandate will begin on 21stJanuary 2020. The Province Chapter was held in Chuncheon, Korea, from 10th to 18thOctober 2019.

Stella was born in Seoul, Korea, and entered the Good Shepherd in Seoul.  She made her perpetual profession on 27th February 1997 in Seoul, Korea. Stella obtained a master degree in theology and she is a social worker.

Her apostolic experiences include: service for teenagers, shelter for women coming away from domestic violence. She also gives retreat for women who have had abortions.

Over the years, Stella has also served in various congregational ministries, including: local leader of communities, formator and province councilor.  Stella was also a member of the former Asia Pacific Partnership Team.


2020-2026 Province Leadership Team:


Seated:  Left to right

Sr. Virginia Kim, Sr. Stella Rhee

Standing: left to right

Srs. Martha Park, Placida Kim, Francisca Choi; and

Ae Sun Hyun (Contemplative Councilor)

Sr. Bernadette Yuen (not present at time of photo)