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Discover the testimony of Mary Coyle, who perfectly illustrates the circumstances that led to the founding of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd of Quebec in 1850.

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The Government of Canada commemorates the national historic significance of the Good Shepherd Sisters of Quebec.

Joël Lightbound, Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, today recognized the national historic significance of the Good Shepherd Sisters of Québec. A special ceremony took place in Quebec City with a representative, Maryse Lavigne, from the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada and with several members of the community. More >


News from Biddeford, Maine. Congratulations to Sister Terry Gauvin !

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Launch of the year 2017-2018 of the Good Shepherd Affiliation

Saturday, August 26th, was held the launch of the year 2017-2018 of the Good Shepherd Affiliation, at the General House of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. More >






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Info-Affiliation, May 2017

Here's the latest edition of the Info-Affiliation, enjoy your reading!" More >


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Good Shepherd Sunday

On Sunday, May 7th, the members of the Carrefour Bon-Pasteur committee, in collaboration with the Community of Notre-Dame-de-Recouvrance, organized a friendship meeting to highlight, in a special way, Good Shepherd Sunday. More >




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FRAUD ALERT!!!

Some scammers are trying to get money from other religious congregations by pretending to be our General Superior, Sister Theresa Rounds. The Good Shepherd Sisters are not opening any new convent anywhere and are not asking for money either. Stay vigilant! More >


Chastity, poverty and obedience: relevant today?

For the past 156 years, February 2nd has been a day of commemoration in the Good Shepherd Congregation. More >


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Bread and molasses on the menu…

Every year on January 12th, the Good Shepherd Sisters commemorate the events leading to the foundation of their Congregation. More >


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INFO-AFFILIATION, December 2016

Christmas is already here, and a new year will begin. May this holiday season be filled with peace, love and joy. More >


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Happy New Year from the Good Shepherd Sisters of Québec !

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Esther Residence provides healing home for women in need.

For 10 years, Esther Residence has provided a safe, secure place for women, and given them hope as they transition out of prison and to a brighter future. More >


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"Le Bon-Pasteur, des histoires à parcourir"

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Treat yourself to the recent issue of our magazine, the Courrier Bon-Pasteur!

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A Happy Easter wish from the Good Shepherd Sisters

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Saint Joseph at the heart of traditions in the Good Shepherd of Quebec

Every year, from March 10th to 19th, a novena to Saint Joseph is held in all houses of the Congregation. How did that tradition begin? More >


Info-Affiliation news letter, February 2016

The Good Shepherd affiliates present you their latest news letter. Enjoy your reading! More >




Info-Affiliation news letter, November 2015

The Good Shepherd affiliates present you their latest news letter. Enjoy your reading! More >


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NEW TEMPORARY EXHIBIT AT THE MUSÉE BON-PASTEUR (Good Shepherd Museum):

Alice Pruneau Artwork Retrospective More >


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Your report from the Good Shepherd Centre‏, Lesotho

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This year, the Congregation celebrates its 163nd anniversary of foundation

Every year on January 12th, the Good Shepherd Sisters commemorate the events leading to the foundation of their Congregation. More >


Christmas cribs at the Good Shepherd Museum

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Venerable Foundress

On June 28, 2012, good news came to spread a brilliant light on the tomb of our beloved Foundress. More >


Sister Elaine and Facebook

Sister Elaine Lachance was recently featured on CBC News (Canada). More >


Good Shepherd Pilgrimage... “in the footsteps of Marie Fitzbach”

As part of a multicultural formation session this June and July, the Good Shepherd Sisters of Quebec have welcomed several young sisters from Lesotho (Southern Africa), Haiti and Brazil. More >


The 2012 Jubilarians to be honored

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Saint Patrick’s Day among the Good Shepherd Sisters of Quebec

The sisters have always enjoyed celebrating the feast of Saint Patrick. And no wonder! Did you know that from the founding of the Congregation, 61 Irish women became Good Shepherd Sisters, 4 of them born in Ireland? More >


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Good News from Rwanda

On January 12, 2012, founding anniversary of the Good Shepherd of Quebec, the day the first woman in distress was received by Marie Fitzbach, the Fraternity of the Good Shepherd Sisters of Rwanda officially received a postulant. More >


Handicraft Exhibit and Christmas Sale at Maison Zoé-Blais, Quebec City

Once again this year, the Maison Zoé-Blais invites you to visit its handicraft exhibit. More >


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Tatting, Tenerife and Other Lace Styles: Serving God in Beauty

A new exhibit at the Musée Bon-Pasteur (Good Shepherd Museum)! More >


The 2011 Jubilarians to be honored

On this Saturday, May 14th, the 2011 Golden Jubilee of the Good Shepherd Sisters of Quebec will be held. More >


The Good Shepherd Conferences will soon be ending!

On Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 1:30 pm, come and hear Mrs. Renée Hudon, author of "À qui la petite fille?" [Whose little girl?]. This conference will mark the end of "Les Après-midi Bon-Pasteur" for Spring 2011 and will be entitled "Une mère désirée" [Mother Wanted]. More >


Dedication highlighted by the State of Maine

The work and involvement of Sister Viola Lausier will be acknowledged next April 7th. More >


The Good Shepherd Conferences are continuing!

On Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 1:30 pm, come to meet and hear Mrs. Suzanne Aubry, author of the historical saga, "Fanette". Her conference is be part of "Les Après-midi Bon-Pasteur" and is entitled "Les Sœurs du Bon-Pasteur : entre fiction et réalité" [The Good Shepherd Sisters: between fiction and reality]. More >


The Good Shepherd Conferences are back again!

On Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 1:30 pm, come to meet and hear Mrs. Isabelle Deblois, author of the book "Au-delà de la banquise". Her conference will be part of "Les Après-midi Bon-Pasteur" and is entitled "Dans les eaux de mes origines". More >


A New Provincial Council in Lesotho

On January 3, 2011, Sr. Theresa Rounds, General Superior, gave us the names of the new members of the Province Council in Lesotho for 2011. More >


2010 was a festive year for the Good Shepherd Sisters of Quebec

The Congregation celebrated several important anniversaries in 2010. More >






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Updated December 7, 2017.