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Sister’s story captures Minister’s attention

Sister Mary-Lynne Cochrane has accepted countless invitations in the last few years to speak publicly about her experience living with chronic pain. Last month she received an invitation she couldn’t...

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Finding big and small ways to be #withrefugees

On World Refugee Day – June 20 – a Good Samaritan Sister has called on people of goodwill to sign an online petition against thousands of asylum seekers losing vital...

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Schools keen to re-connect with their Good Sam history

A group of former Good Samaritan schools is seeking to explore new ways of honouring their schools’ tradition and heritage through a partnership with Good Samaritan Education.

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From strangers to cousins

It shouldn’t be a shock to see a Catholic school girl from Pymble share a meal with Muslim school girls from Prestons. But it is, writes Ashleigh Green.

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High school prophets

Despite how scandal-ridden the Church is in Australia and throughout the Western world, Beth Doherty sees signs of hope from unexpected sources. But will we listen to them, she asks.

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Celebrate Refugee Week: watch a film with the Good Sams

To celebrate Refugee Week 2018, June 17-23, the Good Samaritan Refugee Support Network will host special screenings in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane of films that explore refugee themes.

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