The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
March 2014
Hughenden farewells Good Sams

Hughenden farewells Good Sams

After 113 years, the Good Samaritan Sisters’ community life and ministry in the north Queensland community of Hughenden has come to a close.

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“National lament” for asylum seekers during Lent

“National lament” for asylum seekers during Lent

Catholic Religious Australian is inviting all people of goodwill to participate in a “National Lament” for people seeking asylum in Australia.

Tags: News

Celebrating generations of women inspiring women

Celebrating generations of women inspiring women

Former Lourdes Hill College pupil Faye McLeod, aka ‘Candy Devine’, inspired an audience of more than 300 women and girls during an International Women’s Day breakfast in Brisbane recently.

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I believe in one wholely Catholic Church

In 2014 it’s not easy being Catholic. Perhaps the way forward is not to disavow our catholicity, but to truly claim it, writes Good Samaritan Sister Patty Fawkner.

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Living life to the full

Living life to the full

Former Santa Maria College student Joan Corfee finds herself standing at the interface of Church and world – looking in at the Church through the eyes of the marginalised and...

Tags: Profile

A better way on asylum seekers

A better way on asylum seekers

Is there a way through the present impasse on asylum seekers that is both humane and practicable, asks John Menadue AO.

Tags: Opinion

Inspiring change - for women and children

What sort of change do we long for here in our country and more broadly in our world, particularly for women and children, asks Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.

Tags: Musings of a Leader

What does it mean to be “hugged by God”?

What does it mean to be “hugged by God”?

“Last year I understood in a deep way what it is to be ‘hugged’ by God. I was diagnosed with serious illness. It happened very suddenly and I had no...

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