Sister Francine Muthugala made her perpetual profession on 8th December 1984.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education.
Francine has been involved in the ministries of education, child care and formation.
From 2000 to 2007 she served on the Province Leadership Team and was Sector Coordinator for Colombo.She has been the Directress of the Temporary Professed Sisters in Sri Lanka, member of the Asia Pacific Formators’ Core Team and the Spirituality Core Team.
Sister Francine Muthugala assumed office on 2 February 2014 for a six year term.
When hundreds of people died and were injured in bomb blasts on 21 April 2019 the sisters changed their 150th anniversary plans in order to aid some of the people affected by the blasts
This Workshop provided an opportunity for 20 sisters to learn, plan, guide and manage group events, to ensure that groups’ goals and objectives are met effectively with clear thinking and good participation
Celebrations of the founding of Good Shepherd sisters in Sri Lanka, 1869-2019, were enjoyed in local community settings by sisters, mission partners and supporters
School principals, counselors, child development leaders, community leaders and teachers attended a summit with focus on Adolescents
In this fishing village on the eastern coastal belt of Sri Lanka, the sisters have launched a community based child protection programme
The nine Province Leaders of Asia Pacific met in Ipoh, Malaysia for their annual meeting, joined by two sisters from the Congregational Leadership Team
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The sisters establish a safety net for children in the Tea Estates, and acknowledge the generous contribution of partner organisations
A comprehensive programme to build capacity of staff, empower women in the community and raise awareness of the rights of women and children
In partnership with Kindernothilfe, Good Shepherd Sisters have launched a new community empowerment project in Sinnapaduwa
Good Shepherd project in Sri Lanka supports the education of women in prison, particularly for those soon to be released
Gajabapura is a rural village where people live in dire circumstances. A group of Good Shepherd Mission Partners - sisters and lay - have begun to visit and support the families
Learn about initial steps in a community engagement and consultation process, to inform the development of Good Shepherd Sri Lanka's child friendly safe spaces programme
As a Christmas project, Mission Partners (sisters and lay) worked together to bring much needed services to a remote village. At the same time, they learnt a lot about partnership
Near the Afghan border Good Shepherd Sisters and Salesian Fathers are working together to offer education and empowerment opportunities to young people from various faith communities
Historic first Formation and Partnership Session in Asia Pacific creates a distinct shift in the understanding of Partnership for Mission
In Sri Lanka, children living in Kalal Ella Tea Estate learn new skills and are empowered in their lives through participation in the Children's Parliament
Comprehensive overview from the GSAPP team - how Good Shepherd Partnership for Mission is developing in this region
Teachers in Good Shepherd schools in Sri Lanka invited to join hands with the sisters in deepening and developing Good Shepherd charism and values
A residential wholistic Professional and Development Programme for girls and women aged 16 - 25 years.
The Sisters conduct a holistic residential programme for girls under18 awaiting court cases
Sisters and mission partners from the South regularly visit families in the North, where deep healing is needed
In January 2017, this Good Shepherd organization initiated a Family Day to enable the men in prison and their families to share a day together
Good Shepherd Centre works with children who cannot go to school due to poverty. They teach the children the basic skills of learning and studying to enable them to access government schools
Young women traumatised by war in Sri Lanka are offered hope of a New Dawn. Programmes offer education, skills training, income generation.