The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
August 2012

The allure of the outback

The Australian outback has an alluring quality that attracts many people to it. While most tend to make the trek for a visit, there are others for whom the outback has an enduring appeal. Good Samaritan Sister Gerri Boylan fits into this latter category.

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World stage beckons for Schols student

World stage beckons for Schols student

Ciara Morris, a Year 10 student at St Scholastica’s College, Glebe in Sydney, is one of 17 secondary students who will represent Australia at a United Nations’ youth conference in...

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Graduates join forces to help future students

Graduates join forces to help future students

Four high profile graduates of Good Samaritan Colleges who have gone on to make significant contributions to Australian life are joining forces with the Sisters of the Good Samaritan to...

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A disquieting dualism

We should not leave the affairs of the Church to the clergy, nor the affairs of the world to the laity. We need to work together for the common good,...

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Thanks, Emily

The slogan of the advertising world, the out-of-control cult of celebrity and some Olympic hype seems to be, “I possess, therefore I am. I am famous, therefore I am. I...

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Let's broaden our understanding of vocation

Every person who seeks to live from a belief in the goodness of humanity has a vocation, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.

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The gift of God

The gift of God

Most of us deeply desire the ‘more’ of life, writes Good Samaritan Sister Catherine McCahill. For many that means facing fairly and squarely that which touches our deepest humanity.

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Prominent Australians feature in “Go Back” series 2

Prominent Australians feature in "Go Back" series 2

As one way of gaining an understanding of the complexities facing many asylum seekers, why not watch series two of SBS ONE’s “Go Back To Where You Came From”, writes...

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