The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
Articles by: Debra Vermeer

“People teach you so much if you just sit still for a minute”

When Sister Kath Bourke entered the Good Samaritan Sisters she envisaged life as a teacher,...

Posted on: June 20, 2018

Joys of being neighbour in suburban Melbourne

For nearly 25 years, Sister Mary Zita Duffy has found joy through providing food for...

Posted on: May 16, 2018

Ready to take the next step in their Good Samaritan journey

Two young women from Kiribati, Kawi Arebonto and Tenta Maritino, will make their first profession...

Posted on: March 21, 2018

The privilege of influencing young women

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

Posted on: October 18, 2017

Combining a love of theology with her business skills

Natalie Acton, Mount St Benedict Centre’s newly-appointed Director, is brimming with hope and enthusiasm for...

Posted on: August 16, 2017

Learning to listen vital for cross-cultural ministry

When Sister Geraldine Kearney arrived in Australia with her migrant family at age four-and-a-half, she...

Posted on: June 20, 2017

“Lucky to have been influenced by strong women”

Former Mount St Benedict College student, Julie Knutsen, now an academic, educator, researcher and artist,...

Posted on: April 18, 2017

Going inward in order to go outward

Marie Milne says her life as a Good Samaritan Oblate underpins all areas of her...

Posted on: December 13, 2016

“It has been absolutely privileged work”

Looking back, Sister Catherine Slattery recalls that her vocation and her work, both as a...

Posted on: November 15, 2016

A safe haven for women and children: 20 years on

“It’s so aptly named The Good Samaritan Inn,” says Mary O’Donohue, “because it is reaching...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

Restoring an endangered ecological community

Debra Vermeer recently visited the Good Samaritan Sisters’ Wivenhoe Conservation Project at Camden on Sydney’s...

Posted on: May 17, 2016

A professional role that’s deepened Marie’s spirituality

A professional role that’s deepened Marie's spirituality

Marie Mohr says her role as Health and Well-being Coordinator for the Sisters of the...

Posted on: April 19, 2016