November 2023

The cries of the most vulnerable call us to conversion

As I pen this reflection, my neighbours are the people of Kiribati, where I am visiting my Good Samaritan Sisters who minister on Tarawa and Abaoroko, writes Sister Catherine McCahill.

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Laptops will support learning in Timor Leste

Good Samaritan Sister Rita Hayes, who spent many years living in Timor Leste, made her final trip back there recently with Sonya Mears, Executive Director of the Good Samaritan Foundation.

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70th anniversary celebrates links between Seiwa College and Good Sams

Seiwa College celebrated its 70th anniversary recently with a ceremony attended by five Sisters of the Good Samaritan in recognition of the Congregation’s role in founding and developing the school.

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Santa Teresa immersion a transformative experience for GSE students

The Good Samaritan Education student immersion experience returned to our Formation for Mission program this year with a visit to the community at Ltyentye Apurte (Santa Teresa) near Alice Springs.

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A new book examines the force of grace in our lives

Good Samaritan Education recently hosted well-known Benedictine author, speaker, educator and broadcaster, Abbot Christopher Jamison OSB in Sydney for a presentation exploring some of the themes of his new book.

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Not all that I am

Marie Sørensen’s entry ‘Not all that I am’ was awarded third prize in The Good Oil 2023 Writers’ Award, which aims to support and encourage both emerging and published writers.

Tags: Poetry

Living life to the full is being in love with God

The intimacy of falling in love and being in love is life changing for everyone who has experienced it. Our hearts are restless until we find it, writes Kevin Liston.

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