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Vale Sister Marie O'Connor SGS

Marie Bridget O’Connor was born at Arncliffe NSW on May 15, 1938, the eldest of four children born to Thomas Joseph and Catherine Cecilia O’Connor (née Kelly).

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Position vacant: Archives and Records Manager, Sisters of the Good Samaritan, Sydney

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan are seeking an experienced Archivist and Records Manager who is excited about the digital future and will continue to enhance this significant and evolving...

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70 years since six Good Samaritans set sail for Nagasaki

Seventy years ago this month, six Good Samaritan Sisters set sail for Nagasaki, Japan, to respond to the need of the people there in the wake of the atomic bomb...

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Eighteen and homeless

Never did I fear turning 18, writes Ashleigh Green. For Tenille, who I met two years ago, the thought of turning 18 made her stomach tighten and ache.

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Joy in old age

What is joy? Is it the product of experience, or its source? I was stuck in heady questioning, and getting nowhere. Humble recourse to someone older and wiser was needed,...

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A lens on life in Ltyentye Apurte

Sister Marie O’Shea was one of five Good Samaritan Sisters who recently spent a week in the Aboriginal community of Ltyentye Apurte, also called Santa Teresa. Her photo essay captures...

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