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Vale Sister Mary Gregory SGS

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile,” observed Albert Einstein. Sister Mary Gregory, a truly good woman, lived fully for others. She lived a most worthwhile life.

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I-Kiribati women welcomed into Good Samaritan novitiate

Three young women from Kiribati have taken a leap of faith by moving to Australia to begin their novitiate journey with the Sisters of the Good Samaritan.

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Fifty years in special education: “a gift”

After 50 years’ service to the special education and disability sector, including 30 years at Mater Dei School in Camden, Sister Jeanie Heininger will retire at the close of the...

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Giving God first choice

When Eugennie Levinson was thinking about possible life directions in the 1960s, the idea of exploring a vocation with the Good Samaritan Sisters was high on the list. But as...

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TGO’s book, film, podcast picks for summer

Fifteen of “The Good Oil’s” writers and readers offer their book, film and podcast recommendations for the summer season – recommendations they think will engage your mind and nourish your...

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BENet 2019: a distinctly Australian experience

For the first time in its 20-year history, the International Commission on Benedictine Education will hold its global conference in Australia in 2019.

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