May 2024

True ecumenism calls us to ongoing commitment and dialogue

While occasions of community grief bring us to together in prayer, I believe they fall far short of the Gospel imperative to bring us into deep dialogue and ecumenical practice.

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Registration is open for the Good Oil Writers’ Workshop

A workshop that aims to support and encourage the development of both emerging and published writers will take place in Sydney on 29 May 2024, facilitated by author Michael McGirr.

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Kinder School in Bacolod celebrates 20th anniversary

The Good Samaritan Kinder School in Bacolod, the Philippines, established by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan to serve poor families of the squatter district, has celebrated its 20th anniversary.

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Good Samaritan Education launches Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan

Good Samaritan Education proudly launched our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) to the broader community at our recent March Assembly. The launch marks a significant milestone in GSE’s reconciliation journey.

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The ageing journey offers opportunities for our spiritual growth

As I am in the last quarter of my lifecycle, I participated recently in a couple of workshops that explored the Spirituality of Ageing, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.

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Author Michael McGirr brings his experience to Writers' Workshop

For author Michael McGirr, writing has always been an integral part of his life. “Writing is very close to my spiritual practice, and always has been,” he tells Debra Vermeer.

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Good Samaritan Study and Mentoring Program goes from strength to strength

More women than ever before are taking part in the Good Samaritan Study and Mentoring Program, with 10 women receiving full scholarships and another eight receiving support with their studies.

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