Yearly Archives : 2024

Applications invited for women’s Study and Mentoring Program

Since their foundation and throughout their 167-year history, the Sisters of the Good Samaritan have been committed to the flourishing of women. They have educated girls and women from pre-school to tertiary...

Posted on: July 14, 2024

Governance in the spotlight for Good Samaritan Education

Each year, Good Samaritan Education (GSE) conducts a Governance Day where we focus on corporate governance trends and specific issues of governance pertaining to the education sector and Public Juridic...

Posted on: July 13, 2024

Call for royal commission into immigration detention policies

The Good Samaritan Refugee and Asylum Seeker Network held an online conference to mark Refugee Week last month, with guest speaker Julie Macken urging participants to make a stand for...

Posted on: July 13, 2024

Good Samaritan Sister Juniko Toaua makes her Perpetual Profession

There were joyful celebrations in the Pacific island nation of Kiribati earlier this month when Sister Juniko Toaua SGS made her Perpetual Profession as a Sister of the Good Samaritan....

Posted on: June 19, 2024

The Good Oil Writers' Workshop encourages and inspires

A room full of readers, writers and word-lovers came together in Sydney recently for The Good Oil Writers’ Workshop, where they explored the theme, Words Matter, hearing from published writers...

Posted on: June 18, 2024

Spiritual direction and mentoring are key elements of SAM Program

Participants in this year’s Good Samaritan Study and Mentoring (SAM) Program said among the reasons they were drawn to apply was the opportunity not just to have financial assistance for...

Posted on: June 15, 2024

Good Samaritan Education launches Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan

Good Samaritan Education proudly launched our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) to the broader community at our recent March Assembly. The formal launch of our RAP marks a significant milestone...

Posted on: May 19, 2024

Kinder School in Bacolod celebrates 20th anniversary

The Good Samaritan Kinder School in Bacolod, the Philippines, which was established to serve the poor families of the squatter district, has celebrated its 20th anniversary, with those involved, both...

Posted on: May 18, 2024

Registration is open for the Good Oil Writers' Workshop

A workshop that aims to support and encourage the development of both emerging and published writers will take place in Sydney on 29 May 2024. The Good Oil Writers’ Workshop,...

Posted on: May 15, 2024

Good Samaritan Sisters’ ministries are flourishing in Kiribati

When Good Samaritan Sister Michelle Reid visited the Pacific nation of Kiribati last month, she was immediately struck by two things – the vulnerability of the land due to rising...

Posted on: May 1, 2024

Fostering global connections: Bennies welcomes students from Japan

In March this year, students from Seiwa Joshi Gakuin College in Sasebo in Japan visited Mount St Benedict College in Pennant Hills, continuing a tradition that began in the 1960s....

Posted on: April 25, 2024

Life Membership for Good Samaritan Sister Mary O’Shannassy JP

Good Samaritan Sister Mary O’Shannassy, well known for her decades-long ministry as a prison chaplain, has been recognised for another long-standing contribution to community service – 30 years as a...

Posted on: April 16, 2024