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March 2011
Travelling to freedom

Travelling to freedom

Our Lenten conversion, our return to grace, to recognising God’s love in ourselves and in the world, is a radical change that is not achieved by the wave of some magic wand, writes Good Samaritan Sister Verna Holyhead.

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Good Sam experiences of natural disasters

Good Sam experiences of natural disasters

A series of natural disasters in January and February ravaged parts of Queensland and Victoria causing immense destruction and suffering for many, but thankfully, Good Samaritan Sisters and ministries in...

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Remembering an educator par excellence

Remembering an educator par excellence

Family, friends, former colleagues and students gathered with Good Samaritan Sisters in Sydney recently to celebrate the life of Sister Mary Christopher Burrows.

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New-look website and e-magazine

New-look website and e-magazine

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan have launched a new website this week which offers a window into the rich spirituality, life and mission of Australia’s first ‘home-grown’ religious congregation.

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Providing a safe haven for women

Providing a safe haven for women

To celebrate the centenary of International Women’s Day, “The Good Oil” spoke with a Good Samaritan Sister who spends her days providing a safe haven for women and children who...

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Harmony Day calls us to be Good Samaritans

Harmony Day calls us to be Good Samaritans

As we celebrate Harmony Day, a national initiative to celebrate our cultural diversity, Sister Pauline Coll suggests we look to the parable of the Good Samaritan.

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Allowing the 'new' and the 'old' to coexist

The ‘new’ does not have to replace the ‘old’ totally. The ‘new’ can add another exciting dimension, another opportunity. So it is vital that the ‘old’ order can make room...

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We have forgotten how to wait

We have forgotten how to wait

Waiting is not something many of us do well, writes Monica Dutton. The call to “trust in the slow work of God” is counter-cultural to the pace of life in...

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Cancun conference provides some hope

Cancun conference provides some hope

While not a perfect outcome, the building blocks for further global action were set in train at last year’s UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico, says Good Samaritan Sister...

Tags: Being Just Neighbours

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