Articles by: Debra Vermeer

First participants commence program that supports women’s leadership

Four Catholic women will receive both financial and personal mentoring support in their theological studies...

Posted on: April 20, 2021

Sisters’ presence in the West lives on through Good Samaritan Oblates

The permanent presence of the Good Samaritan Sisters in Western Australia will come to an...

Posted on: March 17, 2021

Sr Liz Wiemers farewells Santa Teresa community after 12 years

Good Samaritan Sister Liz Wiemers has farewelled the Santa Teresa community in Central Australia after...

Posted on: February 19, 2021

Sister Monica is open to God’s plans in a spirit of adventure

Sister Monica Armstrong says she has a lot to be grateful for when she reflects...

Posted on: December 16, 2020

Sustained efforts to care for creation are taking flight

A spectacular flurry of butterflies is a welcome sign that the ecological restoration of endangered...

Posted on: December 16, 2020

Jane's new role with Good Samaritan Education 'like a homecoming'

Good Samaritan Education has appointed a new Executive Director who is not only familiar with...

Posted on: November 18, 2020

Celebration of First Profession of two Good Samaritan Sisters

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan celebrated a day of great joy recently when two...

Posted on: October 20, 2020

A life-long commitment to the transformative power of education

Patricia Staunton AM is passionate about education, particularly for young girls. Her upbringing and the...

Posted on: October 20, 2020

Saying thank you ‘with a song in my heart’

When Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley became Vice-Patron of the Good Samaritan Foundation, she penned...

Posted on: August 19, 2020

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