Tokarerei Matiera begins a new chapter in her vocation journey
When Tokarerei Matiera arrived from Kiribati recently to begin her Novitiate with the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, it was the beginning of an exciting new chapter in her life.
St Veronica Medical Centre in Uganda opens its doors
A newly built medical centre has opened its doors in Uganda and is already making a difference in the life of the community in the spirit of the Good Samaritan
Study opportunity will strengthen Donna’s ministry of care and support
Donna Belle Ferrer said she receives much more than she gives from her ministry in psycho-social support for diocesan seminarians and parents and teachers at the Good Samaritan Kinder School.
New community house in Kiribati a witness to God’s hospitality for all
The Sisters of the Good Samaritan in Temaiku, Kiribati, have officially taken up residence in their new community house, further deepening their commitment to the people of the island nation.
Fire destroys homes of 35 families in squatter area in Bacolod
When a fierce fire ripped through a squatter area in the Mambulok district of Bacolod in the Philippines last month, 35 families lost their homes and all their possessions.
Mentoring and spiritual direction are key aspects of women’s leadership program
Jaren Malales is one of eight women receiving support to undertake studies aimed at promoting women’s leadership within the Church through the Good Samaritan Study and Mentoring (SAM) Leadership Program.
Artist Terry St Ledger depicts Ministerial Women for the 21st Century
A highlight of the Blessing and Opening of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan Congregational Centre last month was the unveiling of a series of artworks, entitled The Ministerial Women.
Renovated centre looks to the future while honouring the past
The Sisters of the Good Samaritan have warmly welcomed members of their community to a liturgy marking the Blessing and Opening of renovations to St Scholastica’s Congregational Centre in Glebe.
Eight new scholars participate in women’s leadership program
The Good Samaritan Study and Mentoring (SAM) Leadership Program is back for its third year in 2023, with eight women receiving support to undertake studies aimed at promoting women’s leadership.
Wivenhoe Conservation Area leaves a legacy of ecological renewal
The Sisters of the Good Samaritan are withdrawing from the stewardship of their Wivenhoe landholding at Cobbitty and in the process will ensure ongoing security for the Mater Dei School
Project to develop sewing skills has a big impact at Santa Teresa
Sewing machines, a teacher with experience in Arrernte communities of Central Australia, and financial and practical support was all it took for a small idea to have a big impact.
Good Samaritan Sister Elizabeth Delaney receives papal honour
Sister Elizabeth Delaney SGS has been presented with the pontifical honour Croce Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice for ‘her considerable service to the Church in the Archdiocese of Sydney and Australia’.