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President's Letter - His Spirit Lives On

Spring 2015   Dear Friends,   Last summer, six-year old Annabella Story was admitted to the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital Pediatric Unit in Bethlehem. Annabella had suffered a stroke after a... read more

Never Surrender

Join us at Gala in the Garden on Saturday, May 30, and see the video about Annabella. This fund raiser benefits the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital Pediatric Unit in Bethlehem.   “Get a bird... read more

Healing Waters

Patrick DiMaria slips into the warm-water therapy pool at Good Shepherd, fully immersing himself and gliding through the soothing waters like a fish. He pops up, a huge smile on his face that says... read more

His Spirit of Independence

The walls of John Pursley’s room leave no doubt that he’s a big Washington Redskins fan. But one item in particular stands out. It’s a large black and white photo of a five-year-old John with... read more

A Storyteller for the Ages

A tribute to the life of Richard W. Cowen, author of “Papa Raker’s Dream”   The Good Shepherd family lost a beloved member on Tuesday, February 24, with the passing of Richard Cowen, author of Papa... read more

I Remember Mama

In honor of March as Women’s History Month, Sweet Charity takes a look at the invaluable role D. Estella “Mama” Raker played as co-founder of The Good Shepherd Home along with her husband, The Rev.... read more


By Chaplain Paul Xander   Going into the tomb, (Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Salome) saw a young man in a white robe seated on the right side; and they were startled. But he said to... read more