The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
July 2014
Why would a woman…?

Why would a woman…?

Good Samaritan Sisters Sarah Puls and Bernadette Corboy reflect on what religious life means to them.

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Persistence, setbacks and a community pulling together

Persistence, setbacks and a community pulling together

Due to the collaborative efforts of many, the Good Samaritan Centre at Abaokoro, in Kiribati, will soon be sourcing its power from a new solar energy system.

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Good Sam leader to speak on violence at “RightsTalk”

Good Sam leader to speak on violence at “RightsTalk”

Sanctioned violence: what does it do to our society and relationships? That’s the title of an address Sister Clare Condon, Congregational Leader of the Good Samaritan Sisters, will deliver in...

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Good Sams open outreach centre in Bacolod

Good Sams open outreach centre in Bacolod

The Good Samaritan Sisters in the Philippines recently opened a new outreach centre in Bacolod.

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My God-dream

My God-dream

I’m an ordinary sort of person and that’s how I find God; disguised in the ordinary of my life. That’s my vocation too – helping others to recognise God in...

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Doing what she loves and helping others

Doing what she loves and helping others

Former Lourdes Hill College student Janella Purcell feels like “the luckiest girl in the world” that her life as a naturopath, healer, author and media personality allows her not only...

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The school chaplaincy debate, Benedict and me

The school chaplaincy debate, Benedict and me

St Benedict affirms for me the great value of one who humbly strives to live out the guiding values of the community and is a witness rather than an expert,...

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The legacies of Benedict and Polding

They might have lived in the fifth and nineteenth centuries, but the values that Benedict and Polding bequeathed to us are very relevant for twenty-first century Australian life, says Good...

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On friendship

On friendship

Good Samaritan Sister, Pam Grey, asks: What does ‘asylum’ mean, if not something of friendship? What is friendship, if not sanctuary for the soul?

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