The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Safeguarding of Children, Young People and Adults at Risk
Articles by: Debra Vermeer

Responding to the call to care for adults and children at risk

For the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, creating a safe environment for all, especially children...

Posted on: June 16, 2020

Search for meaning drives desire to tell Good Sams' good news

Nichol Plumbe looks forward to sharing the stories of the Good Samaritan Sisters, both with...

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Young teacher rides high with compassion

Faith and a strong desire to help young children get the best possible start to...

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Trailblazing 'woman of the Pacific' helping build a stronger future

“I want to see young women having an education, contributing to their societies and to...

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Joanna Mead and Sr Lia van Haren SGS

Passing on the baton of history

The Good Sams archives are filled with a treasure trove of stories, as interesting as...

Posted on: July 17, 2019

It’s always been about the kids

Retiring Principal Frank Pitt’s love of teaching young people has been the motivation behind his...

Posted on: June 18, 2019

Mother and Child

Substance over style ‘Inn’ supporting mothers

Good Sam’s Inn and Housing ministries, provide significant support to mothers facing difficult times every...

Posted on: May 14, 2019

‘Do unto others’ sparks a lifetime of service

An ‘interesting life’ and practical desire to give back has spurred Patricia Purcell’s volunteer service...

Posted on: April 16, 2019

Meet the GSE Mission Team

The members of the Good Samaritan Education Mission Team hail from different backgrounds, but have...

Posted on: November 21, 2018

70 years since six Good Samaritans set sail for Nagasaki

Seventy years ago this month, six Good Samaritan Sisters set sail for Nagasaki, Japan, to...

Posted on: October 17, 2018

An earthy faith and strong love for social justice

Catholic Health Australia CEO Suzanne Greenwood didn’t set out to have a career in the...

Posted on: August 15, 2018

“Because of her, we can!” rings true for Theresa

Culture, faith, family and education are chief among the driving forces in Theresa Ardler’s life,...

Posted on: July 18, 2018