The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
June 2011
The quest for something more

The quest for something more

Good Samaritan oblates follow in the footsteps of other famous Benedictine oblates such as Pope Benedict XVI, Dorothy Day and Saints Thomas More and Thomas a’ Becket. “The Good Oil” recently spoke to three women who have chosen to deepen their spiritual lives as Good Samaritan oblates.

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Sydney Opera House has Good Sam connection

Sydney Opera House has Good Sam connection

It was a joyous occasion for Good Samaritan Sister Gemma Cahill when she gathered with family and friends recently to unveil a plaque in honour of her father’s commitment to...

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Service brings to life Holocaust horrors for students

Service brings to life Holocaust horrors for students

For a group of Year 12 history students from Santa Maria College, Northcote, participating in a recent Shoah Holocaust Memorial Service for Christians and all people of good will was...

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Good Sam Foundation’s high tea success

Good Sam Foundation's high tea success

Around 150 friends of the Good Samaritan Sisters gathered for high tea in Brisbane earlier this month to celebrate the vital work of the Good Samaritan Foundation.

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Ministry in remote communities recognised

Ministry in remote communities recognised

When Good Samaritan Sister Anna Warlow discovered she was receiving a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her commitment to the community, she felt shocked and a little...

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Towards an adult Church

“I recall that the Church came to birth amidst the unfolding tensions between, paradoxically, the conservative Peter and the liberal, boundary-pushing Paul. Without a liberal component, life petrifies; without a...

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Pentecost celebrates our unity and diversity

Pentecost is the feast day of the Holy Spirit, a celebration of unity and great diversity made possible through the gift of the Spirit, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.

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A spirit-filled life requires a daily choice

A spirit-filled life requires a daily choice

To live a life in the Spirit – a discerning life – requires a daily choice, says Good Samaritan Sister Veronica McDougall. What is God calling me to now? How...

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Faith delegation rallies pollies on climate change

Faith delegation rallies pollies on climate change

Two Sisters of the Good Samaritan were among a multi-faith delegation that converged on Canberra in early June to lobby federal politicians on behalf of the many people of faith...

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