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Articles by: Debra Vermeer
Former ‘Dr Who girl’ returns to Lourdes Hill College

Former 'Dr Who girl' returns to Lourdes Hill College

As a self-proclaimed iconoclast and a constant questioner, Janet Fielding’s life has taken her from...

Posted on: March 15, 2016

Grace thanks God for gift of courage

Grace thanks God for gift of courage

Sister Grace Marcelo thanks God for giving her the gift of courage to take the...

Posted on: December 8, 2015

Tending “God’s garden”

Tending “God’s garden”

In the eight years that Sister Sue Hill has been tending the extensive gardens of...

Posted on: October 20, 2015

Providing hope and support for thousands of women

Providing hope and support for thousands of women

Former Stella Maris College student Krystal Barter says she had a typical, “idyllic” upbringing, except...

Posted on: September 15, 2015

Sister Clement’s long and rich life

Sister Clement’s long and rich life

When Sister Clement Baseden, who turns 88 this month, is asked how she looks back...

Posted on: August 18, 2015

A passion for people

When Sister Judy Margetts left Brisbane to join the Good Samaritan Sisters, she never dreamed...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Following her passions and making a positive impact

As Catherine Cresswell explored the works and ministries of the Good Samaritan Sisters before applying...

Posted on: March 17, 2015

A thirst for life and for justice

A thirst for life and for justice

Good Samaritan Oblate Pauline Roach is a woman with a thirst for life and for...

Posted on: February 17, 2015

An abiding commitment to disability care

An abiding commitment to disability care

Good Samaritan Sister Jeanie Heininger is enormously thankful that God called her to dedicate her...

Posted on: September 16, 2014

Supporting isloated communities in WA’s wheatbelt

Supporting isloated communities in WA's wheatbelt

Debra Vermeer recently caught up with the Good Sam Rural Outreach Team, a “faith-filled” and...

Posted on: August 19, 2014

Doing what she loves and helping others

Doing what she loves and helping others

Former Lourdes Hill College student Janella Purcell feels like “the luckiest girl in the world”...

Posted on: July 15, 2014

A ‘Martha’ ministry

A 'Martha' ministry

Good Samaritan Sister, Elizabeth Delaney, sees her ministry as being a ‘Martha’ ministry, one of...

Posted on: June 17, 2014