Sister Marie Jean Bae, Province Leader

Sister Marie Jean Bae made her perpetual profession in 2000.  

She holds a Bachelors degree in Nursing and a Masters in Theology.  She studied Chinese language in Hong Kong University.

Jean’s ministry experience includes work in a residential programme for teenagers and in the Life-movement in Seoul Diocese as a director.  For many years she was the Coordinator of the Teen STAR(Sexuality Teaching in the context of Adult Responsibility) in South Korea.

Over the years, she served as a member of the Province Leadership Team, and as formation directress of candidates.

Sister Jean Bae assumed office on 2nd February 2014 for a six year term.

 

Projects

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....

Good Shepherd Korea plans for the future

Good Shepherd Korea plans for the future

In March 2018 important gatherings of all sisters, facilitated by Theresa Symons, were held in South Korea to plan the way forward for their Sector

Good Shepherd Foundation Taiwan

Good Shepherd Foundation Taiwan

In Taiwan Good Shepherd services are well established throughout the country - all developed since the sisters arrived in 1987. Learn about significant restructuring which has happened since 2015

Good Shepherd presence at Winter Olympics

Good Shepherd presence at Winter Olympics

Throughout the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Sister Droste Kim spent many hours at the Games, offering support and a listening ear to women

Supporting Foreign Spouses and Families, in Taiwan

Supporting Foreign Spouses and Families, in Taiwan

Foreign spouses in Taiwan may be isolated by lack of knowledge of the local language, and other factors. Since 2003 Good Shepherd has set up 6 Service Centers

2017 Asia Pacific Circle meets in Indonesia

2017 Asia Pacific Circle meets in Indonesia

The 9 Province Leaders of Asia Pacific held their annual meeting from 25-26 August 2017, in Jakarta Indonesia

Participation in UN Blue Heart Campaign, in Taiwan

Participation in UN Blue Heart Campaign, in Taiwan

To demonstrate support for migrant workers and to highlight their vulnerability to human trafficking, Good Shepherd Social Welfare conducts a public activity

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

Good Shepherd congratulates Macau government on new law

Good Shepherd congratulates Macau government on new law

Good Shepherd Centre organizes a Celebration Walk to acknowledge new law: Prevent and Combat Domestic Violence

Working against Trafficking in Humans, in Taiwan

Working against Trafficking in Humans, in Taiwan

Ms Yen-Chu Chen speaks about her participation in a Vatican Youth Symposium and other aspects of the anti-trafficking work in Taiwan

Non Violent Communication as a way of life

Non Violent Communication as a way of life

Good Shepherd in Macau is promoting a communication tool based on mutual respect and belief in good will between parties. It resonates well with Good Shepherd values

Good Shepherd in Macau receives Business Council Award

Good Shepherd in Macau receives Business Council Award

Receiving such an Award can raise awareness about the key role that business can play in the fight against modern day slavery

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

Good Shepherd Sister acknowledged in Macau

Good Shepherd Sister acknowledged in Macau

Sister Juliana Devoy receives an Award for Altruistic Merit from the Government of Macau. Her tireless commitment to helping women and children is acknowledged

Friendship House, in Seoul

Friendship House, in Seoul

Friendship House offers shelter and support for women and girls dealing with difficult migration issues

Women's Emergency Hotline

Women's Emergency Hotline

In Gang Won province and in Jeju province in South Korea, Good Shepherd runs 24 hour counselling/referral services for women in crisis

Mary's Home

Mary's Home

Mary's Home in South Korea is a residential facility for single, pregnant girls and women in need of holistic support. Aftercare is provided as needed

Reaching High - Work for Love

Reaching High - Work for Love

In Hong Kong, girls and women in the residential programme at Marycove are learning new skills and confidence in a bead making project

Response to young women at risk of trafficking

Response to young women at risk of trafficking

Sisters in Macau initiating community education, a residential service and a broader response to young women at risk of Trafficking.