Monthly Archives : August 2020

Sister Germia Tocama’s five-day Sydney visit turns into five months

When Good Samaritan Sister Germia Tocama left the Philippines for Sydney in early March, she intended to be here for five days to attend a Good Sams’ Plenary Council meeting....

Posted on: August 18, 2020

Extended stay at Yorkshire monastery brings many blessings

Good Samaritan Sister Christine Manning arrived at Stanbrook Abbey, North Yorkshire in November 2019 for a five-month sabbatical, however, she did not expect she would be there nine months later....

Posted on: August 18, 2020

St Scholastica’s College rises to a new challenge for boarders

The COVID-19 pandemic had a big impact on education right across Australia as schools closed and home-learning took over, but one group of students who faced particular challenges were boarders,...

Posted on: August 17, 2020