The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Safeguarding of Children, Young People and Adults at Risk
February 2020

What does it mean to be a Good Samaritan?

When Archbishop John Bede Polding founded the Sisters of the Good Samaritan on February 2, 1857 he chose this name because he firmly believed that their work was about being neighbour to the poor and destitute women and children of Sydney.

On Foundation Day 2020, we reflect on what it means to be a Good Samaritan in our modern context.

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The Good Oil

"The Good Oil", the free, monthly e-magazine of the Good Samaritan Sisters, publishes news, feature and opinion articles and reflective content which aims to nourish the spirit, stimulate thinking and encourage reflection and dialogue about contemporary issues from a Good Samaritan perspective.

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