The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
August 2019

Conversations with a Benedictine Monk

“A crisis is also a positive… that means you have to change in order to be true to yourself and to your calling.”

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Photo: Liturgy News, Winter 2019

A ritual of lament

“When we hurt physically, we cry out in pain; when we hurt religiously, we cry out in lament.”

Tags: Opinion

Julie Zarifeh in Camino Skies. Image: CaminoSkies.com

‘Doing the Camino’: where is God in the modern context of this age-old pilgrimage?

A review of Camino Skies raises questions around the modern context of the pilgrimage, dealing with grief and the value of companionship.

Tags: Review

The Church – to include or not to include?

If I include myself in any critique I make of the Church… I will be taking a step in “fostering ecclesial community”.

Tags: It Occurred to Me

Fostering dialogue between science and religion

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan have entered into an auspice agreement with the Faith Ecology Network.

Tags: News

Marie McMahon SGS in a class photo with Grade 7 students from Our Lady of Assumption Enoggera, 1971

A most generous woman

Sister Marie McMahon embodied what it is to be Good Samaritan, ‘being neighbour’ to the stranger and the sisters who she shared community with.

Tags: Feature

Trailblazing 'woman of the Pacific' helping build a stronger future

“I want to see young women having an education, contributing to their societies and to the global stage.”

Tags: Profile

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