The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
September 2012
Asylum seekers: no simple solutions

Asylum seekers: no simple solutions

Not everyone is able to experience the world of an asylum seeker as did participants in “Go Back To Where You Came From”, writes Moira Byrne Garton.

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Encouraging connections across the Nullabor

Encouraging connections across the Nullabor

A recent pilgrimage to rural and remote communities in Western Australia where Good Samaritan Sisters minister proved to be a significant experience for the 29 participants, most of whom hailed...

Tags: News

Mater Dei teacher wins Premier’s scholarship

Mater Dei teacher wins Premier’s scholarship

Rebecca Gibbs, the Primary Co-ordinator at Mater Dei School, Camden, has been awarded a NSW Premier’s Teacher Scholarship which will enable her to travel overseas to undertake research and work...

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Catholic and Aboriginal ‘listening revolutions’

Catholic and Aboriginal ‘listening revolutions’

In times of flux, which can be soil for new growth, Benedict reminds us that the first step is to listen, writes Evan Ellis.

Tags: Feature

A new daybreak in mission

A new daybreak in mission

In the evening of John XXIII’s life he bequeathed to us a new dawn: a Church of hope and renewal, a youthful Church about to embark creatively on a new...

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A good education vital to Elizabeth’s success

A good education vital to Elizabeth's success

In a highly successful career spanning more than three decades, Elizabeth Proust has been a trailblazer and role model for many women, holding numerous senior management and leadership roles in...

Tags: Profile

Celebrating the wisdom of older people

It’s good to pause, reflect and celebrate the wisdom and experience older people bring to family, community, Church and society, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.

Tags: Musings of a Leader

The many paths to motherhood

The many paths to motherhood

There’s something mysterious, something God-like, about mothering, however it happens, writes Judith Scully.

Tags: Faith in the Ordinary

Our challenge

Our challenge

I’m sure that somebody reading this has been affected either directly or indirectly by mental illness. I have. Mental health problems, suicide and attempted suicide have touched my life in...

Tags: Being Just Neighbours

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