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15 RGS apostolic sisters celebrate Jubilees

Submitted by: rgsphil
On: 04/05/2019

Fifteen Good Shepherd Sisters will celebrate their diamond, golden and silver jubilees on May 5, 2019 at the Good Shepherd Chapel in Quezon City. Theme of the celebration is, "Grateful Fidelity."

Of the 15 sisters, 13 belong to the Province of Philippines-Japan while two are from the Province of Northeast Asia (Hongkong, Taiwan, Macau and China).

The Silver Jubilarians are:

Sr. Mary Gertrudes Erline Bacol RGS
Sr. Mary Yolanda Borbon RGS
Sr. Mary Teresita Cordova RGS
Sr. Maria Carmen Diana Cabasagan RGS
Sr. Maria Magdalena Saavedra RGS

The Golden Jubilarians are:

Sr. Mary Constancia Buenviaje RGS
Sr. Marion Chipeco RGS
Sr. Mary Joseph Olaguer RGS
Sr. Myrna Tacardon RGS
Sr. Mary Rosalina Wee RGS

The Diamond jubilarians are:

Sr. Mary Fidelis Atienza RGS
Sr. Mary Catherine Medalla RGS
Sr. Mary Pia del Rosario RGS
Sr. Louise Marie Kam RGS
Sr. Mary James Wilson RG

The two sisters from Northeast Asia province are Sr. Rosalina missioned in Taiwan and Sr. Louise of Hongkong. The sisters from the Province of Philippines-Japan are currently missioned in Euphrasian Coommunity, Good Shepherd Community, Heart of Mary Villa in Quezon City, Naga City, Cebu City, Pagadian City, Tagaytay City, St. Bridget College in Batangas City, and in a special mission at the Good Shepherd Generalate in Rome.

The celebration will begin with a Mass to be presided by Bishop Pablo Virgilio David of the Diocese of Kalookan. Sisters- apostolic and contemplative--, families and friends will gather to mark this milestone in the lives of our sisters.

The Jubilarians also had their retreat facilitated by Sr. Malen Java RC, from April 24- May 1.