The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
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A life-giving ministry in the desert

Good Samaritan Sister Liz Wiemers admits that living and working in a remote Aboriginal community can be tough at times, but overwhelmingly, it’s a rich and life-giving experience.

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New development to “cherish whole of creation”

New development to “cherish whole of creation”

After nearly 15 years of negotiation and planning, a ‘turning-of-the-sod’ ceremony will take place this week to mark the beginning of works at Kirkham Rise, a new residential development which...

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Enhancing student learning in remote areas

Enhancing student learning in remote areas

Good Samaritan Sister Jennifer Farrell and her colleagues in the School of Nursing at The University of Notre Dame, Broome Campus, have received the inaugural Vice Chancellor’s Award for Innovation...

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Mater Christi fundraiser for Wadeye women

Mater Christi fundraiser for Wadeye women

A group of Year 12 students at Mater Christi College in Belgrave is raising funds and gathering equipment to assist the creative and entrepreneurial endeavours of the Wadeye Women’s Centre.

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Good Sams in Japan: transition time

Good Sams in Japan: transition time

Good Samaritan Sister Marie O’Connor recently spent time in Japan during the final weeks of the Good Samaritan Sisters’ presence in the Nagasaki Archdiocese. What began for Marie as a...

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Unpacking the carbon tax

Unpacking the carbon tax

Why should we support a carbon tax? Frances Egan outlines how the proposed tax might work and what it will mean for you.

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Resurrecting the true meaning of obedience

Obedience does not come from a battle of opinions or a superimposing of one will over another, but from a place of profound humility and respect, writes Good Samaritan Sister...

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An integrated life

St Gregory the Great used to pray “Give me the grace to see life whole”. We all long for this and it is possible to experience this wholeness, writes Good...

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Let’s talk recognition

Let’s talk recognition

In the lead-up to National Reconciliation Week (May 27 to June 3), Reconciliation Australia Chief Executive Leah Armstrong is calling on the Australian public to join a national conversation about...

Tags: Being Just Neighbours

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