Sister Chatarina Supatmiyati, Province Leader

Sister Chatarina was elected as Province Leader of Indonesia at the Province Chapter held from 1st to 7th March 2014.

Chatarina made her perpetual profession on 8th September 2001. She has then followed professional studies in counselling. 

She has experience in a wide range of ministries, including work with young girls, single mothers, and in various services to women and children. In more recent years, she has worked in the ministry of anti-trafficking and on the issues of violence against women and children.

Chatarina has also served as a member of the Justice and Peace Team in the Province of Indonesia, and is currently the Province link person for the Formation Team in the Asia Pacific region. She has participated in several Asian meetings on anti-trafficking, formation and lay partnership, and is currently the local leader in her community. 

Sister Chatarina began her six year term on 8th June 2014.

Projects

GSAP Integration Committee meets

GSAP Integration Committee meets

The GSAP Integration Committee describes its meeting in Kuala Lumpur from 12-16 July in ways which are inspirational and practical, and they invite us all to seize the moment. Carpe Diem!

Showcasing the creative work of women

Showcasing the creative work of women

In Flores, Indonesia the sisters work with women who are migrants or at risk of being trafficked. In Indonesia Fashion Week, their handwoven fabrics based on traditional designs were incorporated into the production of high quality fashion

GS Asia Pacific Integration Committee meets

GS Asia Pacific Integration Committee meets

The GSAPIC met in Singapore from 15-17 March 2019. This brief description gives a flavour of their work, and more information will be available after their plans are considered by the APC in April

'Raise Your Voice' Conference, in Indonesia

'Raise Your Voice' Conference, in Indonesia

Ms Martha Hesty and Sr Afrida Sri Maryani attended an important conference in Bali from 12-14 December 2018, promoting the Advancement of Child Equality Worldwide

Sisters join emergency response to Tsunami

Sisters join emergency response to Tsunami

Two Good Shepherd sisters joined Emergency Response Teams in tsunami affected areas in late December and early January. Their work was supported by funding from other provinces. This is their story....

Reaching out to the people of Palu

Reaching out to the people of Palu

In September a tsunami was triggered by a powerful earthquake which hit the Indonesian city of Palu on Sulawesi Island. A Good Shepherd group travelled to Palu to offer support to the work of aid organisations

Good Shepherd Mission Partners meet in Indonesia

Good Shepherd Mission Partners meet in Indonesia

An important meeting was held on the island of Batam from 10-12 August 2018 to review the ministry which was established there in 2003 and to build capacity for the future

Visioning Integration for Mission, in Indonesia

Visioning Integration for Mission, in Indonesia

The Province Integration Team has held facilitated capacity building sessions to develop a common vision and mission in their work together

Asia Pacific Circle meets in Malaysia

Asia Pacific Circle meets in Malaysia

The nine Province Leaders of Asia Pacific met in Ipoh, Malaysia for their annual meeting, joined by two sisters from the Congregational Leadership Team

Facilitation as a way of life

Facilitation as a way of life

In organizing a session, workshop or meeting, who do you look for to facilitate the event? This article may give you some good ideas....

Talitha Kum South East and East Asia Conference

Talitha Kum South East and East Asia Conference

This network of Religious Congregations against trafficking in persons held its annual conference in Hua Hin, Thailand from 13 - 15 November 2017

Good Shepherd Indonesia restructuring for Mission

Good Shepherd Indonesia restructuring for Mission

The story of cross border sharing of resources, province discernment, strategic planning and willingness to risk for the sake of Mission

Partnership for Mission session in Indonesia

Partnership for Mission session in Indonesia

Theresa Symons leads a session for 44 Mission Partners - sisters and lay - in Cisarua, Bogor on 25-26 February 2016

Session for Formation and Partnership

Session for Formation and Partnership

Historic first Formation and Partnership Session in Asia Pacific creates a distinct shift in the understanding of Partnership for Mission

Karya Tasih Programme for mothers and babies

Karya Tasih Programme for mothers and babies

Karya Tasih was set up by the sisters in1988 in Jogjakarta Indonesia to provide safe shelter for single mothers and their babies, who need support.

Three Sisters on Kalimantan Island tell their stories

Three Sisters on Kalimantan Island tell their stories

Life is a struggle for the people who come from other islands of Indonesia to work in the palm oil plantation and mines. Three Sisters tell their individual ministry stories

'Weta Gerak' Light of Women in Indonesia

'Weta Gerak' Light of Women in Indonesia

A Good Shepherd project offering education and consciousness raising activities, skills training and microcredit opportunities for Migrant women and children