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Blessing of Walai Good Shepherd

LIKAS – The Walai (Kadazandusun word for house) Good Shepherd was blessed on 2 May 2023, the 83rd canonisation anniversary of Sr Mary Euphrasia, the Foundress of the Religious of the Good Shepherd (RGS). 

The blessing was officiated by Abp John Wong, assisted by Fr  Rhobby Mojolou and Fr Gerald Terence, after Holy Communion at the Mass that was also concelebrated with Fr Cosmas Lee (parish priest of St Simon Likas) , and Fr Arul Mariadass ofm.  Present at the blessing were the Montfort Brothers, Franciscan Friars, Franciscan Sisters, Daughters of St Paul, Good Shepherd Lay Associates and members of the Global Good Shepherd Services Board of Directors as well as the RGS Province Leader for Singapore-Malaysia, Sr Salomi Cruz, and her councillors.  After the blessing the Blessed Sacrament was reinstalled in the prayer room.

Those present were allowed to tour inside and around the building.  Of note was the bell transported from the RGS former convent at Madonna Heights, Ampang, Kuala Lumpur that was closed in 2022.  The bell is now located outside the convent near the main entrance.

The construction of the new convent began at the end of 2018.  However, the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the construction work from 2020 to 2021.  For the duration of the construction the sisters stayed in one of the houses at Taman Kinanty Luyang.

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