November 2022

In developing diversity competence skills we make space for difference

As the cultural environment is enriched by diversity and diminished by uniformity, so the glue that binds us together is honouring and understanding our differences, writes Sister Patty Fawkner SGS.

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NATSICC Assembly a chance to share stories, experiences and knowledge

Four members of the Good Samaritan community who attended the recent National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council Assembly in Townsville, say it was an enriching and humbling experience.

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Crisis refuge for women and children receives funding boost

The Good Samaritan Inn’s vision for the expansion of its residential services for women and children who have experienced family violence and/or homelessness is edging closer to becoming a reality.

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Good Samaritan Education launches new statement

The new statement, Good Samaritan Education: Schools of Welcome, reflects the core values of the Good Samaritan Benedictine tradition, which challenge and inspire every aspect of GSE’s mission and ministry.

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And still we pray and long for peace

As we approach Advent, preparing to celebrate the birth of Jesus, I am mindful of so many situations in which we long for peace, writes Good Samaritan Sister Catherine McCahill.

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Caring for Sisters’ health and well-being ‘a graced experience’

In more than a decade as Health and Well-being Coordinator for the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, Marie Mohr has seen much in the way of change, growth and challenges.

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REVIEW: A love letter from God

In his new book, The Law of Love: Modern Language for Ancient Wisdom, Father Richard Leonard SJ makes a positive contribution in addressing the tension between Christian liberty and obedience.

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