Working to develop holistic formation programmes

 

About

I was born in Seoul. My mother was a Buddhist. When I was in elementary school, my mother sent me to a Protestant Church. However, after I graduated from the elementary school, my mother changed her mind and she did not allow me to go the church anymore. Later, when I began my studies at University, my mother gave me permission to go to the Catholic Church. I was baptized as a Catholic at the age of 21 years old. My mother’s hidden hope in allowing me to be a Catholic was that one day I would meet a good Catholic man. Did her hope come true? I think so. I realize that I have found a good man, that is Jesus, the Good Shepherd. Jesus is so good that he does not only guide me, he also led my mother to the right path. After I entered this Congregation, my mother converted to be a Catholic.

In Good Shepherd

I am in charge of formation of North East Province Mission Partners and Temporary Professed Sisters. I try to work with them in holistic formation.  I trust God will help and lead us.

The Challenges

Since my First Profession as a Good Shepherd sister, I have met so many women who have experienced abuse. Inspired by these women, I slowly became involved in a healing ministry.  Over time, it has become an important ministry. Nowadays, I am involved in this healing ministry, especially a Healing Retreat for women who have experienced abortion.  

The Inspiration

As I have become more deeply involved in this ministry I have come to realize that many women have experienced abortion and also experience guilt in their conscience.  I lead a 2 night and 3 day Retreat every month with the theme of reconciliation and the forgiveness of God.  Participants are between the ages of 20 to 80 years old.  As a result of this retreat the participants experience recovery from their abusive experiences, and they also experience  reconciliation.  I believe that this ministry is the saving power of God for his loving children.

 

 

Projects

Celebrating 50 years since the founding of Good Shepherd in Korea

Celebrating 50 years since the founding of Good Shepherd in Korea

Golden Jubilee celebrations in South Korea include a monthly retreat for the sisters, production of Good Shepherd resources, a Walking Pilgrimage and a Mass

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

Congregational Chapter 2015

Congregational Chapter 2015

The Congregational Chapter takes place every 6 years. This 30th Chapter was held in the Mother House, Angers France from 7 June – 2 July 2015

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

Asia Pacific Intercontinental Assembly 2014

Asia Pacific Intercontinental Assembly 2014

Asia Pacific Intercontinental Assembly 2014 was held in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia from 6-17 October 2014