Media/Links

Good Shepherd in Asia Pacific

Forging closer and stronger links of collaboration across borders

Good Shepherd International Network

Sisters of the Good Shepherd - International Congregationhttp://rgs.gssweb.org/

Good Shepherd Museum, Angers, France - http://www.bonpasteur-musee.org/en/

Good Shepherd International Foundationwww.gsif.it

Good Shepherd International Justice Peace Officehttp://rgs.gssweb.org/en/jp/jp-static-pages/gsijp-office-team

Click here for Congregational Position Papers 2018 on Migration, Economic Justice, Girl Child, Trafficking, Prostitution, Integral Ecology.

Good Shepherd Statement to the 54th session of the Commission for Social Development - Good Shepherd Statement

Sr Winifred Doherty's blog (Good Shepherd - New York) - http://winifredd.wordpress.com/

Sisters of the Good Shepherd - Guidelines and Policies Communications - Guidelines and Policies Internet Presence, Social Media, and other Electronic Communications

 

Good Shepherd Asia Pacific

Provinces and Sectors

Central East India/Nepal Provincewww.goodshepherdcein.org

Sri Lanka/Pakistan Province - www.gssslpk.lk

Sri Lanka Contemplative Sisterswww.sistersofthegoodshepherdcontemplatives.com

Australia/Aotearoa New Zealand Province - http://www.goodshep.org.au/

Philippines/Japan Province - http://www.goodshepherdsisters.org.ph

Singapore/Malaysia Province - Malaysia - http://goodshepherd.my/ 

Singapore/Malaysia Province - Mission websitehttp://gssmmission.org/

Northeast Asia Province - Taiwan - http://www.goodshepherd.org.tw/

East Asia - Myanmarhttps://www.goodshepherdmyanmar.org/

 

Programmes

Good Shepherd Nongkhai, Thailand - www.goodshepherdnongkhai.com

Hands of Hope, Nongkhai, Thailand -  http://www.handsofhopenongkhai.com

Good Shepherd Centre, Singapore - http://marymountctr.org.sg/good-shepherd-centre

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand - https://www.goodshep.org.au/

Good Shepherd Microfinance, Australia - www.goodshepherdmicrofinance.org.au

Good Shepherd New Zealand - http://goodshepherd.org.nz/

 

Good Shepherd Publications and Media Centre

Congregational Direction Statement  -  Direction Statement of Congregational Chapter 2015

Congregational Position Papers 2018 - Good Shepherd International Justice Peace Office

Good Shepherd Charter for Employment Practice - Asia Pacific Circle

Catholic Social Teaching on Immigration and the Movement of Peoples - Compiled by Sr Clare Nolan.

 

Papers and Presentations

Stories of Survivors

On 25 November 2018, to mark the 16 Days Campaign to Eliminate Violence against Women and Girls, Good Shepherd in Malaysia launched an ebooklet containing stories of survivors of sexual/physical violence in both English and Malay languages.    

People on the Move.pdf - Paper presented by Mrs Gloria Bon from Malaysia at the Asia Pacific Intercontinental Assembly held in 2014.  It presents an overview of the movement of peoples within the Asia Pacific region, including the Development of Asian Migration, Labour Migration within Asia, Feminization of Migration, Illegal Migration and Refugees.

Good Shepherd Beyond Borders - Presentation by Ms Theresa Symons from Malaysia at the Asia Pacific Intercontinental Assembly held in 2014.  This is a snapshot of the 19 countries in which Good Shepherd is active, within the themes of:  Population and Economic Indicators, Political Stability and Corruption Index, Net Migration flows, Trafficking in Persons, Refugees and Asylum Seekers.

Missiological Reflection - The State of the Nation Address 2014 leads Sister Maureen Catabian of the Philippines to question her faith in a 'God of Fullness of Life'.  Click here to read her reflection, published in Impact Vol 48 No 08:  Asian Magazine for Human Transformation.

Global Slavery Index 2014 - Question posed by Mrs Gloria Bon, Coordinator of the Asia Pacific Justice Peace Core Team.

 

Film produced by Good Shepherd International Foundation 2018

Mahila: A Women's Movement Rising, featuring a Good Shepherd Economic Justice Project in CE India.  

The film is available at this link - http://www.mahilafilm.com

The Reflection Guide is available at this link - http://admin.goodshepherd-asiapacific.org.au/Assets/Files/2018%20IWD%20Mahila%20Reflection%20Guide.pdf

 

Spirituality Resources

Newsbrief is a publication of USG-UISG Commission for Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation

Click here for Advent and Lent resources -

https://ecospiritualityresources.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/adventinthenewuniversestory-9-9-14.pdf;

https://ecospiritualityresources.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/lent-2015-creation-covenant.pdf.

 

Other useful links

Parliament of the World's Religions

The Climate Commitments Project is a web-based resource aimed to coordinate and strengthen interfaith and faith-based climate action campaigns - launched in 2019.

2019 Interfaith Rainforest Initiative is a platform for religious leaders to work hand-in-hand with Indigenous peoples, governments, civil society and business on actions that protect rainforests and safeguard those that serve as their guardians.  

Click here - www.interfaithrainforest.org

Responding to the Unique Challenge of Nuclear Weapons - A Passionate Call from the Parliament of the World's Religions - November 2018 Statement

Programs include:  Interfaith Climate Action, Women's Task Force, Sacred Space, Faiths against Hate.

Click here - http://parliamentofreligions.org/

 

USG-UISG The International Union of Religious Congregations

USG-UISG is the international Union of Religious Congregations.  Its Commission for Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation has a new website - www.jpicroma.org

 

Global Sisters Report - A project of National Catholic Reporter - http://globalsistersreport.org/

 

UN ESCAP - United Nations Economic and Social Council for Asia and the Pacific

http://www.unescap.org/

 

Women's Rights Asia Pacific

International Women's Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific (IWRAW).  This website is particularly useful for information and news related to CEDAW - http://www.iwraw-ap.org/

 

Trafficking of Persons

ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking of Humans) - http://www.acrath.org.au/