Sister of the Good Shepherd

Definition of Sister of the Good Shepherd

: a member of a cloistered Roman Catholic order established at Caen, France, in 1641 and devoted especially to the shelter and rehabilitation of girls and women

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History and Etymology for Sister of the Good Shepherd

translation of French sœur du Bon Pasteur

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“Sister of the Good Shepherd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sister%20of%20the%20Good%20Shepherd. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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