Sisters of the Good Samaritan of the Order of St Benedict

We the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, are religious women whose desire is to seek God. Our spirituality, nourished by the ancient Rule of Benedict and the Good Samaritan parable, is expressed in our commitment to community life, prayer, justice, hospitality and compassionate service. We take seriously Jesus’ Gospel command to go and be neighbour.

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House, but not home: youth residential care

For Australian children in residential care, living in a building with a bed, a fridge and a television does not constitute a home. A home can be a slum or a tent if it is a place of genuine and unconditional love, writes Ashleigh Green.

“Clean-up Boulevard” about to begin

Good Samaritan Sisters in the Philippines are about to embark on a two-year environmental project in Boulevard, a poor coastal community in Bacolod City, where garbage and pollution levels have become increasingly problematic in recent years.

Brisbane schools gearing up for centenary celebrations

Three Brisbane schools all established by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan are gearing up for a year of celebrations in 2016 to commemorate their centenaries.