March 2022

Structural change within the Church is needed in the fight for justice

The Plenary Council is an opportunity to amend structures of governance, language, and preaching, which would make a difference to all members of the People of God, writes Patty Fawkner.

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Good Samaritan mural honours the past and inspires the community

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan will continue to be an integral part of the Saints Peter and Paul’s Catholic Primary School in Bulimba, Queensland, thanks to a new mural.

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Women's Study and Mentoring Program doubles in size this year

The Good Samaritan Study and Mentoring Program has doubled in size for its second year, meaning that eight women will receive support to undertake studies aimed at promoting women’s leadership.

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Banyule residential accommodation project a new collaboration

A new collaboration between the Good Samaritan Inn, a local parish and the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne will result in an expansion of residential services for women and their children.

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Synodality demands that we have eyes wide open and hearts and minds attuned

Launching the consultation for the synod on synodality, Pope Francis calls us to “look others in the eye and listen to what they have to say”, writes Clare Condon SGS.

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REVIEW: 'King of Pigs' raises questions and concerns

A disturbing new play ‘King of Pigs’ rapidly intercuts the stories of three different women who become snared in physically violent relationships that ultimately land in the criminal justice system.

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New face brings renewed energy for the mission of Good Samaritan Education

Earlier this year, Good Samaritan Education welcomed Carmel Shaw as the new Director of Formation and Mission Integration. Carmel spoke to Gabrielle Sinclair for this edition of ‘The Good Oil’.

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