The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
September 2011
A bit more empathy and a lot less sympathy

A bit more empathy and a lot less sympathy

The narrative of my disability begins with a single moment. The moment, when my mother realised her weaker and sicker baby was turning over, while her bigger, fatter and seemingly healthier baby was not, writes Georgia Cranko.

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Unforgettable experience of universal Church

Unforgettable experience of universal Church

Students from a number of Good Samaritan Colleges in New South Wales and Victoria recently returned from a three-week pilgrimage to Spain which included World Youth Day activities and the...

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Cameroon experience confronting but heartening

Cameroon experience confronting but heartening

For Good Samaritan Sister Anne Dixon, attending an international prison chaplains’ conference in Cameroon last month proved to be a confronting and heartening experience.

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Good Sams gather to discern future directions

Good Sams gather to discern future directions

From September 25 until October 2, 190 Sisters of the Good Samaritan from various parts of Australia, Kiribati, the Philippines, Japan and Timor Leste will converge on Sydney for their...

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Spirit of Good Sam past key to the future

Spirit of Good Sam past key to the future

Benedictine Sister Joan Chittister offers some words of wisdom and encouragement to the Sisters of the Good Samaritan as they prepare for their twenty-fifth chapter.

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An extraordinary woman

An extraordinary woman

Ordinary. That’s the word Good Samaritan Sister Mary Ronayne chooses to describe herself.

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Pursuit of peace is a task for all of us

Why is peace so elusive both at a global level and in our personal, one-on-one relationships, asks Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.

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On food and faith

On food and faith

There has been a plethora of television programs on food and cooking in recent months and I believe it is possible, if we take the time, to mull on some...

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Can we be hospitable post September 11?

Can we be hospitable post September 11?

How can we live the Gospel imperative of being a hospitable people when we have become so wary of the stranger in our midst, asks Good Samaritan Sister Veronica McDougall.

Tags: Being Just Neighbours

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