Our History

The Sisters of the Good Shepherd belongs to a Catholic international congregation of religious women dedicated to promoting the welfare of women and girls.

In 1641, St. John Eudes, a French priest, organized in France a group of religious Sisters to help girls and women victimized by the turbulent society of his time.

200 years later, St. Mary Euphrasia Pelletier, who desired that the whole world should benefit from this work, organized a central government for the congregation. In 1835, she obtained the blessing of Pope Gregory XVI to establish the world wide mission of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. There followed rapid expansion of the work in Europe, North and South America, North Africa, Asia and Australia.

Over the years, the Good Shepherd Sisters have been trying new forms and methods in the ministry, in response to new needs. We are involved in residential care, service to refugees and migrant workers, pastoral contact with prisoners, counseling, education, human and religious development programs and pastoral work in parishes. Our work has always been directed to girls and women, the marginalized and disadvantaged, abused women and children, pregnant teens, single parents, youth at risk, street children and prostitutes.

We actively participate in the justice and peace movement, share our resources and enter into dialogue to promote a peaceful and non-violent culture so that each one's rights are respected and protected.

Our large Good Shepherd family includes all who share in our mission of love-in-action – our lay associates, co-workers, volunteers, benefactors and past pupils.The Good Shepherd Congregation, present in the 17 countries, number 4000 sisters.The Provincial  Council of North-East Asia includes Taiwan,  Hong Kong, Macau,China and South Korea. The District Office is in Korea.

Since 1951, the Good Shepherd Sisters have opened several schools and residential centres in Hong Kong. Pelletier Hall and then Pelletier School were established in 1951; Marycove Centre and Marycove School in 1968; Morning Star Hostel in 1972; Our Lady's Hostel in 1974 and Choi Wan Hostel in 1979. The services still under the direction of the Good Shepherd Sisters are Marycove Centre and Marycove School, Our Lady's Hostel and Choi Wan Hostel.

St. Mary Euphrasia said , “Gratitude is the memory of the heart”. We are grateful to all who are associated in our ministry of reconciliation.

Our Belief

The Mission of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd is to approach each person with the same care of Jesus the Good Shepherd. We are guided by the principle that

“ One person is of more value than a world ”



Through Contemplation and Action our mission of reconciliation impels us to promote justice and peace. 
We search out the wounded and those left behind by the world. 
We minister in all areas of human service, with a particular focus on the needs of women and children.

Our Prayer

The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want.

He makes me lie down in green pastures;

he leads me beside still water;

he restores my soul.

He leads me in right paths

for his name's sake.

Even though I walk through the darkest valley,

I fear no evil;

for you are with me;

your rod and your staff –

they comfort me.

You prepare a table before me

in the presence of my enemies;

you anoint my head with oil;

my cup overflows.

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me

all the days of my life,

and I shall dwell in the house of the LORD

my whole life long.           ( Ps 23 NRSV ) 

Our Organisation


Good Shepherd Residential Services Limited Board Directors

Honorary Consultant
Mrs. Nancy Rhind
Chairman
Ms. Chung Suet Wan
Vice-chairman
Mr. Lam Chung Pang
Honorary Treasurer
Mr. Chang Da Ko
Members
Mr. Chang Pin
Mr. Chan Yee Hon
Ms. Kwong Sum Yee
Sr. Juliana Devoy
Sr. Bernadette Yuen Hoi Fung
Sr. M. Peter Chua
Sr. Felicitas NISPEROS
Ms. Ho Sim Ki
Dr. Au Yiu Kai
Ms. Fan Siu Kwan
Mr. Peter Soo
Ms. Chan On Yin
Sr. Hung Yu Hsueh
Ms. Tam Kam Lan

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成員名單
  • 阮開鳳修女 Sr. Yuen Hoi Fung 校監 (辦學團體校董)
  • 魏素玉修女 Sr. Chua Conchita 辦學團體校董
  • 冼玉娟修女 Sr. Sin Yuk Kune Martha 辦學團體校董
  • 譚國雄先生 Mr. Tam Kwok Hung Peter 辦學團體校董
  • 黃兆安先生 Mr. Wong Shiu On 辦學團體校董
  • 鍾兆泉先生 Mr. Chung Siu Chuen 辦學團體校董
  • 陳毓秀女士 Ms. Chan Yuk Shau Celina 辦學團體校董
  • 潘婉玲女士 Ms. Poon Yuen Ling 替代辦學團體校董
  • 梁新燕女士 Ms. Liang Sun Yin Cecilia 獨立校董
  • 蔡子宗先生 Mr. Choy Chi Chung Joseph 校長 (當然校董)
  • 莊思亮先生 Mr. Chong Sze Leong Johnson 教員校董
  • 叢仲玲小姐 Ms. Chung Chung Ling Annabella 替代教員校董
  • 楊東風先生 Mr. Yang Dong Feng 家長校董
  • 董儉女士 Ms. Tung Kim 替代家長校董

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