1835: The Good Shepherd Sisters were founded by St Mary Euphrasia Pelletier in France.

1939: Mother Mary Ligouri Bourke and Sr Mary of St Alphonsus Mooney arrived in Singapore on Dec 12 and were later joined by Sr Mary of St Dympna Brady and Sr M Columba Canon.

1940-1942: Established a convent in a bungalow in Punggol when it was bombed during World War II.

1940:
Opened the Good Shepherd Home for teenagers.

1942-1945: Resettled in the jungle settlement camp of Bahau in Negri Sembilan, Malaya.

1945-1950: Established convent in Kampong Java.

1946: Good Shepherd Kindergarten at Kampong Java established now known as Marymount Kindergarten.

1950-present: Good Shepherd Convent in Marymount opened.

1959: Marymount Convent School established.

1965: Built Rose Villa in Marymount to take care of unwed mothers.

1982: Centre established to provide before and after school care opened, now known as Good Shepherd Student Care.

1986: Established a crisis shelter, later named Good Shepherd Centre, for women and children needing protection and safety from domestic abuse.

1990: Marymount Charismatic Healing Ministry established.

1995: Developing All Women in the New Era (DAWN) skills training programme for Filipino domestic workers established.

1998: Good Shepherd Oasis, a silent retreat centre, is set up.

1999: Marymount Convent School ceases secondary schooling, offers only primary schooling.

2001: Opened Ahuva Good Shepherd to provide residential care for girls aged four to 16.

2005: Roman Catholic Prison Ministry Intercessory Prayer Group established.

The first convent building was completed in 1951. The small building in the photograph was the Novitiate until 1973, when it was converted into an Infirmary for elderly and sick Sisters.The first convent building was completed in 1951. The small building in the photograph was the Novitiate until 1973, when it was converted into an Infirmary for elderly and sick Sisters.

In 1961, this was an extension of the Marymount Home for teenage girls. In 1999, it was renovated for the Missionaries of Charity Sisters as they needed a place for their elderly nursing home.In 1961, this was an extension of the Marymount Home for teenage girls. In 1999, it was renovated for the Missionaries of Charity Sisters as they needed a place for their elderly nursing home.

A cooking class in Developing All Women in the New Era (DAWN), a skills development training course for foreign domestic workers established in 1995.A cooking class in Developing All Women in the New Era (DAWN), a skills development training course for foreign domestic workers established in 1995.


Related Link: Good Shepherd Sisters bid farewell to Marymount

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