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Sister Jean Amar

NewSister Jean Amar, a native of the Philippines, earned her B.S. degree in Commerce (Accounting) from the Colegio de San Agustin de Bacolod in 1984. She then worked as a community organizer with sugar cane workers on Negros Island, her birthplace, before entering our Community at 27.  Sister Jean’s first mission assignment was in the Prelature of Ipil, Zamboanga del Sur, where she journeyed with young people, farmers, and community health workers. She also spent several years in mission in Bongao.  In 2006, Sister Jean became part of our new international community in Lahore, Pakistan.  When floods devastated a large area of Pakistan in 2010, she was involved with relief efforts. She now coordinates diocesan youth ministry, is active with a Filipino Community in Lahore, and works as an administrative assistant in the seminary.