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Service brings to life Holocaust horrors for students

Service brings to life Holocaust horrors for students

For a group of Year 12 history students from Santa Maria College, Northcote, participating in a recent Shoah Holocaust Memorial Service for Christians and all people of good will was...

Posted on: June 14, 2011

Good Sam Foundation’s high tea success

Good Sam Foundation's high tea success

Around 150 friends of the Good Samaritan Sisters gathered for high tea in Brisbane earlier this month to celebrate the vital work of the Good Samaritan Foundation.

Posted on: June 14, 2011

The quest for something more

The quest for something more

Good Samaritan oblates follow in the footsteps of other famous Benedictine oblates such as Pope Benedict XVI, Dorothy Day and Saints Thomas More and Thomas a’ Becket. “The Good Oil”...

Posted on: June 14, 2011

Ministry in remote communities recognised

Ministry in remote communities recognised

When Good Samaritan Sister Anna Warlow discovered she was receiving a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her commitment to the community, she felt shocked and a little...

Posted on: June 14, 2011

Towards an adult Church

“I recall that the Church came to birth amidst the unfolding tensions between, paradoxically, the conservative Peter and the liberal, boundary-pushing Paul. Without a liberal component, life petrifies; without a...

Posted on: June 14, 2011

Pentecost celebrates our unity and diversity

Pentecost is the feast day of the Holy Spirit, a celebration of unity and great diversity made possible through the gift of the Spirit, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.

Posted on: June 14, 2011

A spirit-filled life requires a daily choice

A spirit-filled life requires a daily choice

To live a life in the Spirit – a discerning life – requires a daily choice, says Good Samaritan Sister Veronica McDougall. What is God calling me to now? How...

Posted on: June 14, 2011

Faith delegation rallies pollies on climate change

Faith delegation rallies pollies on climate change

Two Sisters of the Good Samaritan were among a multi-faith delegation that converged on Canberra in early June to lobby federal politicians on behalf of the many people of faith...

Posted on: June 14, 2011

New development to “cherish whole of creation”

New development to “cherish whole of creation”

After nearly 15 years of negotiation and planning, a ‘turning-of-the-sod’ ceremony will take place this week to mark the beginning of works at Kirkham Rise, a new residential development which...

Posted on: May 10, 2011

Enhancing student learning in remote areas

Enhancing student learning in remote areas

Good Samaritan Sister Jennifer Farrell and her colleagues in the School of Nursing at The University of Notre Dame, Broome Campus, have received the inaugural Vice Chancellor’s Award for Innovation...

Posted on: May 10, 2011

Mater Christi fundraiser for Wadeye women

Mater Christi fundraiser for Wadeye women

A group of Year 12 students at Mater Christi College in Belgrave is raising funds and gathering equipment to assist the creative and entrepreneurial endeavours of the Wadeye Women’s Centre.

Posted on: May 10, 2011

Good Sams in Japan: transition time

Good Sams in Japan: transition time

Good Samaritan Sister Marie O’Connor recently spent time in Japan during the final weeks of the Good Samaritan Sisters’ presence in the Nagasaki Archdiocese. What began for Marie as a...

Posted on: May 10, 2011

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