Sister Marie Jean Bae made her perpetual profession in 2000.
She holds a Bachelors degree in Nursing and a Masters in Theology. She studied Chinese language in Hong Kong University.
Jean’s ministry experience includes work in a residential programme for teenagers and in the Life-movement in Seoul Diocese as a director. For many years she was the Coordinator of the Teen STAR(Sexuality Teaching in the context of Adult Responsibility) in South Korea.
Over the years, she served as a member of the Province Leadership Team, and as formation directress of candidates.
Sister Jean Bae assumed office on 2nd February 2014 for a six year term.
On 7 June 2019, groups of migrant women in Hong Kong produced a creative theatrical event, showcasing the lives of twelve women in the Bible, and the relevance of each woman to today's situations
The Province of Northeast Asia was the first in the Asia Pacific region to hold its Chapter from 10 – 18 October, 2019 and Sister Stella Rhee was elected as new Province Leader
Training sessions for Mission Partners in Taiwan invited participants to share 'joy, challenge and mission stories' leading to rich insights in a spirit of joy, honor and communion
St Lucy Center of Adoptive Services in Tainan, Taiwan supports young women, children and families who are dealing with complex and challenging situations
The Good Shepherd Communities of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan participated in a strategic planning exercise in their respective locations, in late February 2019
Sisters and lay mission partners participate in workshops in two separate locations in Chuncheon and Seoul to deepen their understanding of the GS Position Papers
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....
In March 2018 important gatherings of all sisters, facilitated by Theresa Symons, were held in South Korea to plan the way forward for their Sector
In Taiwan Good Shepherd services are well established throughout the country - all developed since the sisters arrived in 1987. Learn about significant restructuring which has happened since 2015
Throughout the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Sister Sungsook Droste Kim offered support to women. In late 2018, she received a national Award for her devotion to preventing violence against women
Foreign spouses in Taiwan may be isolated by lack of knowledge of the local language, and other factors. Since 2003 Good Shepherd has set up 6 Service Centers
16 participants from many provinces of Asia Pacific responded to the call to learn the skills of facilitation at a workshop held in Ipoh, Malaysia from 31 March to 8 April
Good Shepherd Centre organizes a Celebration Walk to acknowledge new law: Prevent and Combat Domestic Violence
Ms Yen-Chu Chen speaks about her participation in a Vatican Youth Symposium and other aspects of the anti-trafficking work in Taiwan
Good Shepherd in Macau is promoting a communication tool based on mutual respect and belief in good will between parties. It resonates well with Good Shepherd values
Receiving such an Award can raise awareness about the key role that business can play in the fight against modern day slavery
Historic first Formation and Partnership Session in Asia Pacific creates a distinct shift in the understanding of Partnership for Mission
Comprehensive overview from the GSAPP team - how Good Shepherd Partnership for Mission is developing in this region
Sister Juliana Devoy receives an Award for Altruistic Merit from the Government of Macau. Her tireless commitment to helping women and children is acknowledged
Friendship House offers shelter and support for women and girls dealing with difficult migration issues
In Gang Won province and in Jeju province in South Korea, Good Shepherd runs 24 hour counselling/referral services for women in crisis
Mary's Home in South Korea is a residential facility for single, pregnant girls and women in need of holistic support. Aftercare is provided as needed
In Hong Kong, girls and women in the residential programme at Marycove are learning new skills and confidence in a bead making project
Sisters in Macau initiating community education, a residential service and a broader response to young women at risk of Trafficking.