Sister Therese Meera Mathew, Province Leader 

 

Therese Meera was born in Kerala, India, and entered the Good Shepherd in Bangalore.  She made her perpetual profession on 30th May 1983 in Bangalore, India. Therese Meera obtained advanced degrees in psychology and a diploma in social work, and also pursued theological studies. 

Her apostolic experiences include: services for orphans, children and teenagers, women in crisis situations, and economic justice projects as well as involvement in social action ministry.

Over the years, Therese Meera has also served in various Congregational ministries, including: Local Leader of communities and Province Councillor.  She was also a member of the former congregational Justice and Peace Commission and Economic Justice Committee.

Sister Therese Meera Mathew was elected the Province Leader of South West India at the Province Chapter held in Bangalore, India, from 15th to 18th April 2016.  Her mandate began on 28th April 2016. 

Projects

Emergency Appeal to Help Victims of Kerala Floods

Emergency Appeal to Help Victims of Kerala Floods

Good Shepherd sisters from all the communities of the Kerala region are assisting in many practical ways the people affected by the worst monsoon flooding to hit the Kerala State in a century

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

Good Shepherd Outreach to Wynad

Good Shepherd Outreach to Wynad

In South West India a group of Good Shepherd Lay Mission Partners organize and carry out an outreach programme to the people in Wynad. This is their story

2017 International Day of the Girl Child, in SW India

2017 International Day of the Girl Child, in SW India

Good Shepherd School, Mysore and St Euphrasia’s Girls High School, Bangalore are dedicated mainly to the education of girls. They celebrated the International Day of the Girl Child with great enthusiasm.

2017 World Congress Against Exploitation

2017 World Congress Against Exploitation

Good Shepherd Sisters from South West India, CE India/Nepal and Philippines attended this session highlighting sexual exploitation of marginalised women and girls

Justice paves the way

Justice paves the way

Read the compelling story of how Sister Therese Meera's belief in the power of Truth and a network of skilled people eventually won reprieve from the death penalty for four men - in Tamil Nadu State, India

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

Lay Mission Partners show Love in Action

Lay Mission Partners show Love in Action

The Love-In-Action Group of lay Mission Partners at St Martha's Hospital Bengaluru India raises funds to provide health services for people living in poverty

St Martha's Hospital - Empowering Women

St Martha's Hospital - Empowering Women

85 young nurses graduate from the College of Nursing at St Martha's Hospital in Bengaluru India