Lunch and Learn series features life and mission of Saint Mary Euphrasia

Lunch and Learn series features life and mission of Saint Mary Euphrasia

Saint Mary Euphrasia said, “One inspires children of noble lineage to become virtuous by speaking to them about the virtues of their ancestors: one tells them of their adventures, their exploits, their good characteristics and so lead them to become brave and generous as they were.” In this same spirit, the Office of Mission Effectiveness…

Good Shepherds dazzle when working together for mission

Good Shepherds dazzle when working together for mission

There is no doubt about it: Good Shepherds dazzle when working together for Mission. Saint Mary Euphrasia recognized this and even spoke about it in a round-about sort of way. She said: “Yes, our Congregation is built on love. Strive to perpetuate it among us. What is more beautiful or more desirable than this charity,…

Letters lead to friendships

Letters lead to friendships

Letters defined Saint Mary Euphrasia. In her lifetime, St. Mary Euphrasia corresponded with thousands of Sisters, bishops, and friends. We, her Good Shepherd Mission Partners, are lucky to have seven volumes of her letters compiled and translated into English by the Spirituality Centre at the Motherhouse in Angers. Reading St. Mary Euphrasia’s letters provides a…

Pilgrims find beautiful unity at Motherhouse
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Pilgrims find beautiful unity at Motherhouse

Pilgrims from the Provinces of French Canada, New York/Toronto, Mid-North America and Singapore/Malaysia came to the Motherhouse in Angers, France, on April 3, 2017. The 75 pilgrims were therapists, teachers, board members, Sisters, CEO’s, social workers and other staff from Good Shepherd agencies. Melinda Stricklen, Sr. Barbara Beasley, Lizzie Tschida, Nancy Fritsche-Eagan, Bob Interbartolo and Anna Pavan…