Articles by: Debra Vermeer

New ACRATH President calls for united action to stop slavery

As the president of Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans, Sister Clare Condon SGS...

Posted on: April 20, 2022

Spiritual direction and mentoring are key aspects of SAM Program

This year eight women will receive support to undertake studies aimed at promoting women’s leadership...

Posted on: April 20, 2022

Scholarship program making a difference in Timor Leste

A scholarship program that began with a $1000 donation now provides scholarships for 63 students...

Posted on: April 20, 2022

Good Samaritan mural honours the past and inspires the community

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan will continue to be an integral part of the...

Posted on: March 16, 2022

Women's Study and Mentoring Program doubles in size this year

The Good Samaritan Study and Mentoring Program has doubled in size for its second year,...

Posted on: March 16, 2022

Banyule residential accommodation project a new collaboration

A new collaboration between the Good Samaritan Inn, a local parish and the Catholic Archdiocese...

Posted on: March 16, 2022

Typhoon’s path of destruction results in loss of homes and livelihoods

More than a month after Typhoon Rai, or Odette as it is known locally in...

Posted on: February 17, 2022

Last Good Sam retires from education role in Canberra & Goulburn

It was the end of an era when Good Samaritan Sister Sue Hallams retired from...

Posted on: February 17, 2022

Kiribati battles to contain COVID-19 outbreak

The tiny Pacific nation of Kiribati, which until January this year had survived the COVID-19...

Posted on: February 17, 2022

Revitalised common room a gathering place for Balmain community

Neighbours in a Balmain public housing estate have banded together to build on the legacy...

Posted on: December 18, 2021

Partners in Ministry webinar sparks desire to help people in need

People who attended a recent webinar hosted by the Good Samaritan Foundation have responded strongly...

Posted on: November 17, 2021

Positive signs as COVID-19 continues to impact Philippines

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan in Bacolod, the Philippines, are continuing to help people...

Posted on: November 17, 2021