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

Let’s wage a ceaseless and relentless war

Who is winning the war? In our war-torn world you might well ask, “What war”?...

Posted on: August 15, 2018

Samaritan traveller a guide for end-of-life journey

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

Posted on: October 18, 2017

Do we need women deacons?

Do we need women deacons?

Why ordain women as deacons to stand forever on the first rung of the hierarchical...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

Common threads: Francis’ encyclical and Benedict’s rule

Common threads: Francis’ encyclical and Benedict’s rule

The concerns and values expressed in Pope Francis’ new encyclical “Laudato Si” are also central...

Posted on: July 21, 2015

Where do you, or will you, push?

Where do you, or will you, push?

Good Samaritan Sister Mary McDonald echoes the advice of Benedictine Sister Joan Chittister: “To change...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

Signs of hope in our Church and world?

Signs of hope in our Church and world?

When asked to name signs of hope in our Church and world, Good Samaritan Sister...

Posted on: May 20, 2014