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February 2013
Lent: Why I won’t be giving up this year

Lent: Why I won’t be giving up this year

Resilience is needed to enter into Lent, to dive in deeper than the immediate, chocolatey surface and live the 40 days of commitment, writes Alice Priest.

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Louisa Lawson tribute concert benefits The Inn

Louisa Lawson tribute concert benefits The Inn

A group of Melbourne-based musicians joined forces recently for a ‘gig’ to honour the life and work of Louisa Lawson and to support the Good Samaritan Inn.

Tags: News

Schools celebrating significant milestones

Schools celebrating significant milestones

Four secondary schools for girls, all established by the Good Samaritan Sisters, are celebrating significant milestones in 2013.

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Sisters bid fond farewell to Queanbeyan

Sisters bid fond farewell to Queanbeyan

After 134 years of service, particularly in education and pastoral care, the Good Samaritan Sisters have said a fond farewell to the community of Queanbeyan in NSW.

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A life devoted to deep listening

A life devoted to deep listening

Good Samaritan Sister Carmel Posa is rejoicing that a cochlear implant is restoring her hearing which was damaged by Meniere’s Disease – a development which is of no small significance...

Tags: Profile

The superwoman is a fantasy

The superwoman is a fantasy

Finding balance in life is a challenge for us all, but particularly for women, writes Leeza Baric.

Tags: Opinion

Having more or being more?

I am challenged daily by what our Western world portrays as important in the human endeavour, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.

Tags: Musings of a Leader

Fire and all it brings to mind

Fire and all it brings to mind

We may not be on the frontline of fire fighting, or of flood cleaning, but we have daily opportunities of being on mission in our homes and neighbourhoods, writes Good...

Tags: Faith in the Ordinary

Advancing a fair Australia

Advancing a fair Australia

The Australia Day long weekend had barely wrapped up – with leftovers uneaten, certificates of citizenship unmounted and sunburn still prosciutto pink – when Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced a...

Tags: Being Just Neighbours

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