Sister Chatarina was elected as Province Leader of Indonesia at the Province Chapter held from 1st to 7th March 2014.
Chatarina made her perpetual profession on 8th September 2001. She has then followed professional studies in counselling.
She has experience in a wide range of ministries, including work with young girls, single mothers, and in various services to women and children. In more recent years, she has worked in the ministry of anti-trafficking and on the issues of violence against women and children.
Chatarina has also served as a member of the Justice and Peace Team in the Province of Indonesia, and is currently the Province link person for the Formation Team in the Asia Pacific region. She has participated in several Asian meetings on anti-trafficking, formation and lay partnership, and is currently the local leader in her community.
Sister Chatarina began her six year term on 8th June 2014.
In Flores, Indonesia the sisters work with women who are migrants or at risk of being trafficked. In Indonesia Fashion Week, their handwoven fabrics based on traditional designs were incorporated into the production of high quality fashion
The GSAPIC met in Singapore from 15-17 March 2019. This brief description gives a flavour of their work, and more information will be available after their plans are considered by the APC in April
Ms Martha Hesty and Sr Afrida Sri Maryani attended an important conference in Bali from 12-14 December 2018, promoting the Advancement of Child Equality Worldwide
Two Good Shepherd sisters joined Emergency Response Teams in tsunami affected areas in late December and early January. Their work was supported by funding from other provinces. This is their story....
In September a tsunami was triggered by a powerful earthquake which hit the Indonesian city of Palu on Sulawesi Island. A Good Shepherd group travelled to Palu to offer support to the work of aid organisations
An important meeting was held on the island of Batam from 10-12 August 2018 to review the ministry which was established there in 2003 and to build capacity for the future
The Province Integration Team has held facilitated capacity building sessions to develop a common vision and mission in their work together
The nine Province Leaders of Asia Pacific met in Ipoh, Malaysia for their annual meeting, joined by two sisters from the Congregational Leadership Team
In organizing a session, workshop or meeting, who do you look for to facilitate the event? This article may give you some good ideas....
This network of Religious Congregations against trafficking in persons held its annual conference in Hua Hin, Thailand from 13 - 15 November 2017
The story of cross border sharing of resources, province discernment, strategic planning and willingness to risk for the sake of Mission
Theresa Symons leads a session for 44 Mission Partners - sisters and lay - in Cisarua, Bogor on 25-26 February 2016
Historic first Formation and Partnership Session in Asia Pacific creates a distinct shift in the understanding of Partnership for Mission
Karya Tasih was set up by the sisters in1988 in Jogjakarta Indonesia to provide safe shelter for single mothers and their babies, who need support.
Life is a struggle for the people who come from other islands of Indonesia to work in the palm oil plantation and mines. Three Sisters tell their individual ministry stories
A Good Shepherd project offering education and consciousness raising activities, skills training and microcredit opportunities for Migrant women and children