The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Safeguarding of Children, Young People and Adults at Risk
February 2014
What’s spiritual direction all about?

What’s spiritual direction all about?

What is spiritual direction and how does it help people? Debra Vermeer explores what it means with a few people who’ve experienced it first-hand.

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Making a difference for other young women

Making a difference for other young women

The epithet ‘local hero’ doesn’t sit comfortably with 22 year-old Jessica Barlow. But that’s how this graduate of Mater Christi College, Belgrave, has been described by her local community.

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Award recognises work to end human trafficking

Award recognises work to end human trafficking

Among the 683 Australians recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours list is Good Samaritan Sister Pauline Coll of Brisbane.

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Asylum seekers have “great impact” on sister

Asylum seekers have “great impact” on sister

The outback mining town of Leonora in WA has been a temporary home for asylum seekers in recent years. According to Good Samaritan Sister Annette Dever this whole experience has...

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Seeing the need and not passing by

Seeing the need and not passing by

At 94 and 86 years old respectively, Good Samaritan Sisters, Mary Constable and Marie McMahon say they begin each day not knowing who will arrive at their front door or...

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Gathering from the grassroots

The consultation process for the 2014 Synod on the Family deserves our close attention because it may become a model for future synods, says Garry Everett.

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It's time to recognise

Recognition is a profound and powerful concept. Every human being needs to be known, to be recognised, to be acknowledged as belonging, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.

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A family experience of the Good Samaritan

A family experience of the Good Samaritan

The story of the compassion and support received by my family from the Good Samaritan Sisters during a very difficult time has been passed down through the generations, and has...

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