Sister Regina Htoo Htoo, Province Leader

Sister Regina Htoo Htoo was elected as the new province leader of the East Asia Province at the Province Chapter held 23 April – 10 May 2014.

Regina made her perpetual profession on 21st February 1999. She is a Myanmar citizen, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Diploma in Religious Formation.  Regina is a graduate of the Myanmar Institute of Formation for Formators (MIFF) and has been working as a counsellor, spiritual director and teacher, giving courses on Human Development.

Her ministry experiences include: pastoral ministry, residential care of single mothers and their children, Caritas Social Services programs and networking with NGOs for community development, HIV/AIDS prevention programs, Child Development and Empowerment programs, and Vocational training for women and girls in crisis situations. 

Previously, Regina served as local community leader and sector councillor in Myanmar, a sector of the Province of East Asia.

Sister Regina began her six year term on 27th June 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Projects

Celebration of Perpetual Profession, in Myanmar

Celebration of Perpetual Profession, in Myanmar

On 7th December 2018, Sr. Rosaline Lay Khine and Sr. Candida Kay Thi Naing pronounced their perpetual vows during a celebration at St John the Baptist Church in Yangon

East Asia Province holds historic Gathering

East Asia Province holds historic Gathering

Eighty Sisters from Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam participated in a three day Province Gathering in Pattaya, Thailand

Celebration of Perpetual Profession, in Vietnam

Celebration of Perpetual Profession, in Vietnam

On 9 November 2018, three Good Shepherd Sisters Margarita Do, Josephine Tran and Pauline Tran pronounced their perpetual vows in Saigon, Vietnam

Supporting displaced families in Myanmar

Supporting displaced families in Myanmar

The sisters work with UN agencies and Church organisations in offering a wide range of support services to Internally Displaced Persons seeking safety from prolonged conflict

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

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial event

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial event

In Myanmar, Good Shepherd sisters joined other religious Leaders and people living with HIV/AIDS and their families in an act of solidarity and remembrance

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....

Enabling life-giving water, in Vietnam

Enabling life-giving water, in Vietnam

Responding to an urgent plea, a team from Singapore planned and implemented the installation of a fresh water system in a Good Shepherd School in Ho Chi Minh city

Sisters celebrate their Silver Jubilee, in Myanmar

Sisters celebrate their Silver Jubilee, in Myanmar

On 3 February 2018 in Yangon, Sisters Benedicta Philip, Maria Goretti Lwin, Regina Htoo Htoo and Agnes Pai Tu celebrated 25 years of Good Shepherd commitment

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

Anti-Human Trafficking activities, in Myanmar

Anti-Human Trafficking activities, in Myanmar

Good Shepherd services in Myanmar work in partnership with government and other non-government organizations towards the elimination of human trafficking

Sessions and gatherings in Province of East Asia

Sessions and gatherings in Province of East Asia

Warm welcome was extended to international visitors during a series of meetings and sessions held in Myanmar and Thailand from 31 July to 25 August 2017

Good Shepherd Nongkhai website

Good Shepherd Nongkhai website

This dynamic and inspiring website shows 5 major project areas in Nongkhai, northeastern Thailand, highlighting Good Shepherd presence in 179 villages.

Sisters in Vietnam hold a Sector Assembly

Sisters in Vietnam hold a Sector Assembly

All 27 sisters from three communities attended their Sector Assembly, held from 29 April to 1 May 2017 at the Novitiate house in Vinh Long

Learning the Art of Skilled Facilitation

Learning the Art of Skilled Facilitation

16 participants from many provinces of Asia Pacific responded to the call to learn the skills of facilitation at a workshop held in Ipoh, Malaysia from 31 March to 8 April

Garden of Friendship in Nongkhai, Thailand

Garden of Friendship in Nongkhai, Thailand

The Garden of Friendship has flourished from former rice fields to a thriving and multi-faceted support service for people in need of health care. Now it has a fine new facility

Fountain of Life Center in Cambodia

Fountain of Life Center in Cambodia

Raising awareness and empowerment of vulnerable groups to ensure Safe Migration and to combat Trafficking in Persons

School for children of migrants in Vietnam

School for children of migrants in Vietnam

In Ho Chi Minh City, the Sisters conduct a school for children who live with daunting and complex challenges. The resilience of the children is amazing

150 years of Good Shepherd Sisters in Myanmar 1866-2016

150 years of Good Shepherd Sisters in Myanmar 1866-2016

In 1866 St Mary Euphrasia sent sisters to Myanmar to begin a Good Shepherd foundation. A year of preparation culminates in celebrations to mark this happy occasion

The Good Shepherd Learning Centre

The Good Shepherd Learning Centre

A former Good Shepherd lay Mission Partner from Sydney tells the story of her family holiday in Thailand. She meets up with Sister Lakana and is inspired by this project in Phuket

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

Report from the Asia Pacific Partnership Team

Report from the Asia Pacific Partnership Team

Comprehensive overview from the GSAPP team - how Good Shepherd Partnership for Mission is developing in this region

Fountain of Life Women's Center, Pattaya

Fountain of Life Women's Center, Pattaya

This Good Shepherd Center raises awareness and empowers vulnerable groups to ensure Safe Migration and to combat Trafficking in Persons

Good Shepherd Nurseries for children in Myanmar

Good Shepherd Nurseries for children in Myanmar

The sisters in Yangon offer nursery care for the many 'at risk' small children near their convent

Story of Good Shepherd Beyond Borders

Story of Good Shepherd Beyond Borders

From 7-11 November 2014, 18 Mission Partners from Singapore-Malaysia visited Myanmar - a Good Shepherd Beyond Borders experience

Good Shepherd Language School for refugees

Good Shepherd Language School for refugees

The Good Shepherd community in Bangkok responds to an invitation from UNHCR to provide a Language School for the children of refugees and asylum seekers

School based Protection Centre in Thailand

School based Protection Centre in Thailand

In Bangkok, the Sisters engage with local schools, the private sector and local NGOs to protect migrant children from neglect, abuse and exploitation

Wildflower Home

Wildflower Home

In Chiengmai Thailand, sisters and lay Mission Partners conduct the Wildflower Home, a shelter offering education, health and other services to young women

Fruit and Vegetable Orchard in Vietnam

Fruit and Vegetable Orchard in Vietnam

The Sisters are establishing a fruit and vegetable orchard to educate young people in ecology, to teach them agricultural skills and life skills

Fountain of Life, Pattaya Thailand

Fountain of Life, Pattaya Thailand

Children aged from 3 - 14 are offered extensive and holistic programmes. These include education, health, life skills, counselling, even a Credit Union.