The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
Articles by: Debra Vermeer

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

“People teach you so much if you just sit still for a minute”

When Sister Kath Bourke entered the Good Samaritan Sisters she envisaged life as a teacher,...

Posted on: June 20, 2018