Green Door symbolizes Good Shepherd heritage of apostolic ministries
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Green Door symbolizes Good Shepherd heritage of apostolic ministries

The Green Door at the Good Shepherd Motherhouse in Angers, France, has been a symbol of the order’s apostolic ministries since the early 19th century. The Green Door was the portal for those who came to the Motherhouse, whether they were coming in or going out. Sisters, residents and Mission Partners all passed through the…

Chennai Sisters help girls and young women improve their lives

Chennai Sisters help girls and young women improve their lives

Chennai is home to 11 Good Shepherd Sisters in Tamil Nadu, India. The Sisters are members of the Province of Central East India/Nepal, which consists of 14 communities in six states of India: The communities in India are in Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, and one community in Nepal. Province of Mid-North…

Storage system preserves historic province fabrics

Storage system preserves historic province fabrics

A new storage system will preserve the many one-of-a-kind textiles that the Province of Mid-North America keeps in its archival vault in St. Louis. Monte Abbott, Province Operations Director and archivist, has begun creating a storage system for embroidered banners, needlework and other textiles that are part of the Province’s history. “We have several banners that are 3-feet, 4-feet and even…

Let us lift every voice for justice
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Let us lift every voice for justice

Let us lift every voice for justice was the rallying cry at Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice (EAD). The annual gathering in Washington, DC, took place from April 15-19. The event theme centered around racism, class and power. Larry Couch, Director of Good Shepherd National Advocacy Center (NAC), plays a vital role…