Oblate Voices is a JPIC blog that follows stories of hope and is about how Oblates and associates live and experience mission work in the spirit of the Oblate founder, St Eugene De Mazenod of responding to the needs of poor and most abandoned around the world.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Former Oblate JPIC Intern -Sister Nathanael Leading JPIC Office in South Korea.

Oblate JPIC interns: Where are they now? 

After completing Oblate JPIC internship in 2015 - 2016, Sister Nathanael Lee returned to South Korea to join her religious community. She has since professed final vows as a member of the Little Servants of the Holy Family congregation. (Congratulations Sister Nathanael)

Today, her work is Animator for Justice Peace Integrity of Creation (JPIC) Office for her congregation and currently serve on JPIC  Formation Academy which has about 30 students, among them are priests, religious and lay People. One of the students in JPIC Formation Academy a is Missionary Oblate priest from South Korea, who will be completing the program in fall 2018. 

The JPIC Formation Academy is a collaborative initiative with the Jesuit Korea Province. The focus is formation and outreach on issues of No-Nukes campaign, Labor issue, Eco-justice, and Inequality. Sister Nathanael credits the internship experience at JPIC office for helping to prepare her for the work she is currently doing. 

Sr Nathanael with Fr Daniel OMI at U.N 
During her time at Oblate JPIC, Sister Nathanael had internship opportunities with Oblates at United Nations in New York, visited with Oblates working on U.S Mexico and Oblate Institutions; including advocacy engagements at the World Bank and U.S Congress in Washington DC.

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