The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
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“Because of her, we can!” rings true for Theresa

Culture, faith, family and education are chief among the driving forces in Theresa Ardler’s life,...

Posted on: July 18, 2018

“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

On preparing future priests for their liturgical ministry

Sister Ursula O’Rourke is one of two women on the formation team at Queensland’s Holy...

Posted on: April 18, 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

A woman on a quest to help others with chronic pain

Sister Mary-Lynne Cochrane admits that chronic pain and the side-effects of pain-killers took a massive...

Posted on: February 21, 2018

Meet Marella, Veronica, Meg and Catherine

Meet the four Council members who will assist and advise Sister Patty Fawkner in her...

Posted on: December 13, 2017

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

Leading people to ‘aha’ moments in faith

Yarra Theological Union in Melbourne is “a wonderful place to learn and grow”, says Good...

Posted on: May 16, 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