The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
October 2011
A woman grounded in the Word

A woman grounded in the Word

News of the death of Good Samaritan Sister Verna Holyhead came as a hefty blow for the Good Samaritan Sisters. But as the news reverberated throughout Australia and around the world, it was also felt deeply by many people who knew her in some way.

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Sisters set directions and elect new leadership

Sisters set directions and elect new leadership

Gathered in Sydney recently for their twenty-fifth general chapter, the Sisters of the Good Samaritan elected a new leadership team and discerned a new vision statement for the next six...

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Good Samaritan Education: a new Church entity

Good Samaritan Education: a new Church entity

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan have received approval to establish Good Samaritan Education, a new entity within the Australian Catholic Church to oversee the canonical governance of the congregation’s...

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Indigenous immersion for Brisbane students

Indigenous immersion for Brisbane students

Cultural immersion programs in South Africa have been a regular part of life for students at Brisbane’s Lourdes Hill College since 2007. But for the first time in September, a...

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Reflecting on a chapter in the life of the Good Sams

Reflecting on a chapter in the life of the Good Sams

Chapters are significant events in the life of a religious congregation. Good Samaritan Sister Pam Grey captures some of the spirit of her congregation’s recent chapter.

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Keep the promise: make poverty history

Keep the promise: make poverty history

Just as we were the power behind the adoption of the Millennium Development Goals, we must be the power that ensures the world achieves them, writes Good Samaritan Sister Marella...

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The value of humilitas

Is it not time for the resurgence of true humilitas in our broader world of business, sport, politics and the Church, asks Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.

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A pilgrim reflects on the Camino Salvado

Good Samaritan Sister Margaret Malone reflects on the experience of walking the Camino Salvado, a seven-day pilgrimage from Perth to New Norcia in Western Australia.

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What am I doing about poverty?

What am I doing about poverty?

Anti-Poverty Week gives us a chance to stop and think about poverty at home, in our street and in the wider world; really wherever we find our neighbour, writes Graham...

Tags: Being Just Neighbours

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