August 2022

Loving God, teach us the prayer of neighbour love

Through prayer, we stand in solidarity with our neighbour. When we pray the Our Father, we don’t fly solo, we pray it on behalf of humankind, writes Patty Fawkner SGS.

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Good Samaritan Oblates seek a deeper experience of God and community

Two Queensland women made their commitment as Good Samaritan Oblates this month, after both were drawn to deepen their ties with the Good Samaritan community in prayer, outreach and companionship.

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Applications invited for women’s Study and Mentoring program

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan are now inviting applications for the third year of their Study and Mentoring (SAM) Program, which offers financial assistance for women undertaking tertiary studies.

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Listening, Being, Transforming: Co-creators in Christ

Good Samaritan Education hosted its Triennial Conference at Mary MacKillop Place in North Sydney on 23-24 July. The joyful gathering of more than 150 people included some very dynamic students.

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Yvonne Weldon is committed to making a difference

As a student at St Scholastica’s College in the 1980s, Yvonne Weldon thrived under the Good Samaritan charism of being neighbour and offering a helping hand to those in need.

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Hearts Incandescent Glow

‘Hearts Incandescent Glow’ by Sister Marie Casamento SGS is in response to the theme of Hope in the 2022 ACU Prize for Poetry, which will be awarded on September 1.

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Called to Practise Resurrection

Good Samaritan Oblate Peita Ward facilitated a Spirituality Gathering with the title ‘Doing together what we cannot do alone’. The session Practising Resurrection was the basis for a fruitful discussion.

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