The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
Section Archive: Being Just Neighbours

“It has the power to bring us closer together”

It’s nearly a year since Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples made the historic “Uluru...

Posted on: May 16, 2018

Urgent plea for all to help end Manus crisis

“The time has come to end Australia’s inhumane and unsustainable policy of offshore processing…”

Posted on: November 15, 2017

Of friends, faith and fellowship

We were united by our difference as much as our communion, writes Beth Doherty.

Posted on: August 16, 2017

Celebrating refugees and those who support them

Hear from four sisters about their experience supporting refugees and asylum seekers in Australia.

Posted on: June 20, 2017

How are things in Glocca Morra?

Home is our sanctuary, our safe haven, our Glocca Morra, writes Roisin Kelly.

Posted on: April 18, 2017

Small kindnesses from many

Alison Brook explains why she’s a big fan of Neighbour Day.

Posted on: March 2, 2017

Stepping out of my comfort zone

Before setting out, I was uncertain about the journey ahead of me, but I have...

Posted on: November 15, 2016

A policy that diminishes us all

Anyone who describes asylum-seekers – regardless of how they got here – as “illegals” is...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

To be a pebble in the shoe of people with power

Labour exploitation in Australia is a massive problem and becoming worse. And it’s not like...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Compassionate consumption

Compassionate consumption

As Catholics, we have a great history that includes meat-free Fridays, vegetarian contemplative orders and...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

Laudato Si’ continues to inspire

Laudato Si’ continues to inspire

It’s a year since Pope Francis’ ground-breaking encyclical “Laudato Si” was released. Catholic Earthcare Australia’s...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

My friend Lee

My friend Lee

“It was obviously a big step for Lee to make friends outside of her ethnic...

Posted on: April 19, 2016