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

A new phase begins for Good Samaritan Sisters

During their 26th Chapter Gathering in Sydney from September 24 until October 2, the Sisters of the Good Samaritan discerned a new Statement of Directions and elected a new leadership team for the next six years.

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Sisters call for peace through dialogue, mutual respect

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan, disturbed by the current “escalation of tensions and threats”

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Meditation helping to reduce kids’ anxiety

A meditation workshop for children which aims to equip them with simple techniques to help

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Good Sams bridge walkers raise $11,000 for Foundation

The “Good Sams 160 Walkers”, a 31-strong team of Good Samaritan Oblates and Sisters, their

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The privilege of influencing young women

Looking back on her vocation and her work, Sister Joan Sexton says it has been

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Dogs, dialogues and discernments

The age-old spiritual process of discernment differs from most decision-making processes in two significant ways,

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Samaritan traveller a guide for end-of-life journey

Over the past months I have followed the “euthanasia debate” – the ongoing argument between

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Lessons from my father

It will be how I fulfil my role, and the relationships I nourish with my

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Neighbours: the gateway to the human experience

Eoin Garton “speaks with honesty, sensitivity and maturity about the cost and the blessings of

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