Good Shepherd Centre Observes Earth Hour 2017​

   
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
08 MAR 2017​

   
FOOTSTEPS TO INSPIRE
EAST COAST PARK SINGAPORE
04 MAR 2017​

   
Singapore-Malaysia Province
22-24 Feb 2017
Good Shepherd Place Singapore​

   

   
Staff of Good Shepherd Services (GSS) conducted the Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Program (CSA) for the community in Sabah.

   

Our volunteer Jasmine helped for Earth Hour Kota Kinabalu 2016 and gained knowledge about light pollution and reflected on how to spread awareness about environmental issues


   
COMPASSION IN ACTION
Speaker: Sr Inigo Joachim, SSA
Organized by: Good Shepherd Convent Restful Waters​

   

One Billion Rising (OBR) Campaign 2016 went to secondary schools and hostels in Malaysia to spread the message about sexual harassment and violence in a relationship. It provided an eye opener to teachers and students regarding the issue of emotional and mental violence.


   
ORANGE THE WORLD Say No to Violence against Women and Children

   

Good Shepherd Malaysia, represented by Theresa Symons, itsExecutive Director, together with seven other civil society members, were invited to a roundtable discussion with Mr. Barack Obama, the President of United States, in conjunction with his official visit to Malaysia for the Asean Summit in Kuala Lumpur.


   
GSS (Good Shepherd Services) successfully piloted a community-based project to downstream pineapple production for the women of Kg Kiau Nuluh, a village which was badly affected by the June 5th Sabah earthquake and its after quake tremors.

   
This year’s Voice Out annual arts festival, held at the Oceanus Waterfront Mall in Kota Kinabalu, talked about the active involvement of youths today with the social media.

   
Some 80 mission partners from the various Good Shepherd ministries in Singapore and Malaysia came together for the 9thGood Shepherd Partnership Gathering in historical Malacca.​

   
On 20 September 2015, we had our Graduation Ceremony for 135 students who successfully completed their respective courses with DAWN, a ministry which offers courses for foreign domestic workers to assist them in enhancing their advancement and development towards a better future while working in Singapore.

   
Rose Virginie Good Shepherd Centre celebrated World Refuge Day with its residents on 20 June 2015​

   

The First Anniversary of Good Shepherd Oasis : A Dual Celebration of Joy & Gratitude

A joyful day to celebrate the First Anniversary of the Good Shepherd Oasis and the Reunificationof Our Lady of Charity and the Good Shepherd Sisters.


   
Good Shepherd Malaysia is active in responding to the urgent humanitarian crisis of refugees now off their coast. Mostly from the oppressed and non-state-recognized Rohingya minority of Myanmar, they are seeking asylum in Malaysia via Thailand. The governments of the region have been rejecting them resulting in a deplorable plight.

   
The opening Good Shepherd Sisters, mission partners, and benefactors in Singapore as we celebrated the official opening of Good Shepherd Place by Singapore’s Prime Minister, Mr Lee Hsien Loong.

   
A peep into the life of Sr. Lucy Chia, RGS
 

May your heart be an altar, from which the flame of unending thanksgiving ascends to heaven.


St. Mary Euphrasia
 
16 Days of Activism - Say No to Violence Against Women and Children

On an annual basis, Good Shepherd Services Malaysia organises a campaign during the 16 days of activism from 25 November to 10 December to create awareness on "Say NO to Violence Against Women and Children." This year is no exception with the focus on domestic violence.

Te following initiatives were organised to pread the message in the three different states in Malaysia where Good Shepherd Services has a presence:

Training of the Trainers Workshop

The Training-of-the-Trainers workshop primarily for leaders of churches from various denominations.  The workshop was to promote the 16 Days of Activism campaign and to encourage the participants to answer the call to action to ORANGE THE WORLD and say NO to violence against women and children.  Over 40 participants took part in the one and a half day workshop which was held on 6 and 7 of November.  At the conclusion of the workshop, the participants were committed to raise awareness of volence against women and chldren and to support those in need of help.  Good Shepherd Services is grateful and ecouraged by the sharing which took place and the passion shown by the participants to make adifference within their circe of influence.

 

Video Entitled "Behind Closed Doors, it is a Different Story"

To maximise its impact, the video hadto portray scenes of violence that take place behind closed doors, in the private sphere.  Professionally produced, the video has been well received as a strong call to action.  It encourages those who suffer, commt or witness violence to seek hep and break the silence.  For more insights into "Behind Closed Doors" see http://www.thestar.com.my/videos/2015/11/28/awareness-video-on-violence-against-women-and-children/  To be effective in its reach to the multi racial society of Malaysia, "Behind Closed Doors" is available at http://goodshepherd.my/behind-closed-doors  See Good Shepherd Services Facebook for more informaton.


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