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Good Shepherd Sisters begin cluster echoes
of Local Leaders’ Meeting

Submitted by: regina
On: 13/06/2010

Good Shepherd Sisters in the National Capital Region (NCR) started on June 12, the echo of the Local Leaders’ Meeting held in Baguio recently.

Held at the Rosary Hall of Good Shepherd Community (GSC), the echo was attended by sisters from Euphrasian Community, Heart of Mary Villa, Tahanan, Welcome House/Malate, St. Bridget School- Quezon City, GSC, the Provincialate and the Novitiate.  During the echo, the sisters also prayed for the country as we mark Philippine Independence Day.

The echo of the meeting, as agreed upon by the local leaders, will be done in clusters , or group of communities of Good Shepherd Sisters in the Philippine Province.

  Schedule of  Echoes of Local Leaders' Meeting


June 12
Rosary Hall, QC.


June 13
Maryridge, Tagaytay City

Bicol Cluster

June 19
Buhi, Camarines Sur

Northern Luzon

June 22-23
Baguio City


July 5

Cebu City


July 29-30
Cagayan de Oro City


On June 13, the Echo will be for the communities in Batangas/Cavite  which include: St. Bridget College-Batangas, Maryridge, Bahay Pastulan and Bukid Kabataan. The venue is Maryridge, Tagaytay City.

On June 22-23, the echo will be held in Baguio City for Northern Luzon communities composed of Baguio and Isabela.

Bicol Cluster composed of Naga Community,
St. Bridget School,-Buhi, Good Shepherd Home in Legazpi and Contemplatives of the Good Shepherd in Virac will have the echo on June 19 in Buhi, Camarines Sur.

Cebu Cluster composed of the apostolic and contemplative communities will have the echo on July 5 in Banawa Hills,
Cebu City.

Mindanao Cluster, which includes the Good Shepherd communities in Cagayan de Oro (CDO), Kalilid in Agusan, Iligan City, Davao City, Pagadian, Bukidnon and the CGS in Butuan City, has scheduled the echo in CDO on July 29-30.

During the echo, the topics presented during the Local Leaders’ Meeting are shared to the sisters in the communities. The theme of the May 24-27 Local Leaders’ Meeting was, “Weaving New Pathways in Leadership,”

The topics that are presented during the echo are St. Mary Euphrasia and the Spirituality of Governance, reports of Ministry Team, SMEIDFI, MARTA, Formation, and Centennial Committee.

The conversation with Sr. Susan Chia, link apostolic councilor of the Congregational Leadership Team to the
Philippines, is also part of the echo. She shared on the 2009 Congregational threads that will guide the Good Shepherd Sisters in living out our mission during the next five years. It is already a year since the 29th Congregational Chapter was held in Angers, France.

During the echoes, the members of the communities will also receive copies of the Integrated Constitutions of apostolic and contemplative sisters.