The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
April 2012
Realising the vision: 150 years of liturgical renewal

Realising the vision: 150 years of liturgical renewal

Good Samaritan Sister, Margaret Smith, participated in a month-long liturgical study tour to Europe last November. A constant message throughout the tour was “we can’t go back”.

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GG visits Kiribati, Tibwau renews vows

GG visits Kiribati, Tibwau renews vows

Good Samaritan Sisters were among many locals who gathered to welcome Australia’s Governor-General, Quentin Bryce, during her visit to the remote Pacific island nation of Kiribati last month.

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School-based programs vital in reducing violence

School-based programs vital in reducing violence

In the last 12 months, staff at The Good Samaritan Inn in Melbourne have been working on a new initiative with schools that they hope will reduce the need for...

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First assembly for Good Samaritan Education

First assembly for Good Samaritan Education

Members of Good Samaritan Education gathered in Sydney recently for their first formal assembly since the new Church entity was launched in November last year.

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Vatican II and liturgical renewal: unfinished business

Vatican II and liturgical renewal: unfinished business

The decision to reform the liturgy at Vatican II was closely allied to the purpose of the Council itself: renewal of the people of God, adaptation to the times, ecumenism...

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A committed and passionate advocate

A committed and passionate advocate

Sister Catherine Norman’s commitment to quality health care that can be accessed by all is palpable.

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The timelessness of Benedictine spirituality

The timelessness of Benedictine spirituality

What is it about Benedictine spirituality and history that enables it to be so formative of people’s humanity across time, ecumenical boundaries and cultural divides, asks Good Samaritan Sister Carmel...

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Timor’s hard-fought independence: 10 years on

Timor’s hard-fought independence: 10 years on

It would be a mistake to help the Timorese and expect gratitude, says Good Samaritan Sister Rita Mary Hayes. They deserve our assistance because of what we have done to...

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