The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
July 2017

A plebiscite of one’s own

The question of marriage and its meaning is presently astir in the public domain, writes Alice Priest. But my own interest has sprung, not from the public debate, but largely from the private chambers of my own heart.

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New-look website unveiled

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan have unveiled a new website which offers visitors a

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Oblation ceremony with ecumenical flavour

It was a joyful ceremony with an ecumenical flavour when five women recently became Oblates

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Good Sams 160 Walkers aiming for $16,000

A group of Good Samaritan Oblates will participate in this year’s Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

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The courage of the Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan has the courage to see, the courage to feel, and the courage

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Living in the age of “fake news”

We now live in an age of opinion – of assumption – where no one

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Extraordinarily ordinary

“The Ordinary is bedecked in the greening of extraordinary mystery, bejewelled with frost on the

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Unpacking Minister’s “lodge or leave” policy

“Fake refugees” who have “refused to apply” for a visa? Sister Sarah Puls answers some

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