The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
November 2014

The art of belonging

We need communities to sustain us, but if those communities are to survive and prosper, we must engage with them and nurture them, writes Hugh Mackay.

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National recognition for Good Sam Oblate

National recognition for Good Sam Oblate

Good Samaritan Oblate Margaret Pirotta has received a national award for her work with Tree of Hope, a Sydney-based program that provides emotional and practical outreach support to people living...

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Report highlights crucial role of prison ministry

Report highlights crucial role of prison ministry

Ex-prisoners and families of people in prison have given an overwhelmingly positive appraisal of the crucial role that Catholic Prison Ministry Victoria plays in their lives, according to a new...

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Highly acclaimed Good Sam principals retiring

Highly acclaimed Good Sam principals retiring

Two highly acclaimed principals of Good Samaritan Education schools, Loretto Richardson, of St Scholastica’s College, Glebe and Vicki Comerford of Stella Maris College, Manly will retire at the end of...

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There’s much to admire about Mary

There’s much to admire about Mary

She’s been described as “an extraordinary figure of the Catholic Church in Australia”.

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Rosie Batty cannot do this work alone

Rosie Batty cannot do this work alone

It’s up to our whole community to work toward the elimination of violence against women and children, writes Christine Dew.

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Am I feeling guilt or regret?

Am I feeling guilt or regret?

Often when we talk about “feeling guilty” the feeling we are describing is not guilt but regret, writes Good Samaritan Sister Bernardina Sontrop.

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A radical commitment to goodness

Being radical doesn’t have to be connected with evil and violence; it can be very positive, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.

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The coming of God

The coming of God

These days where would we look for the coming of God, asks Good Samaritan Sister Pam Grey.

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