Articles by: The Good Oil

Good Samaritan Sister Elizabeth Delaney receives papal honour

Good Samaritan Sister Elizabeth Delaney, whose ministries have included education, canon law, ecumenical relations, national Church life and support of religious and clergy, has been presented with the pontifical honour...

Posted on: November 27, 2022

NATSICC Assembly a chance to share stories, experiences and knowledge

Four members of the Good Samaritan community who attended the recent National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council Assembly in Townsville, say it was an enriching and humbling experience...

Posted on: November 15, 2022

Crisis refuge for women and children receives funding boost

The Good Samaritan Inn’s vision for the expansion of its residential services for women and children who have experienced family violence and/or homelessness is edging closer to reality, thanks to...

Posted on: November 15, 2022

Good Samaritan Education launches new statement

Finding just the right words to name and claim one’s identity and articulate who one professes to be, while simultaneously on the path of becoming, requires a process of deep...

Posted on: November 15, 2022

Award recognises Sr Catherine Slattery's contribution to Catholic education

Good Samaritan Sister and educator, Catherine Slattery, has been awarded the Brother Kelvin Canavan Catholic School Leadership Award for 2022 in recognition of her “prophetic leadership” across Good Samaritan Education...

Posted on: October 17, 2022

Good Samaritan community in Bacolod launches eco-restoration project

The Good Samaritan community in Bacolod, the Philippines, has come together to launch an eco-restoration project at a public park in a bid to foster the local ecology and create...

Posted on: October 17, 2022

ACU names lecture theatre after Aunty Joan Hendriks

One of Queensland’s most respected advocates for the rights of Indigenous Australians, the late Aunty Joan Hendriks, has had a lecture theatre named in her honour two years after her...

Posted on: October 17, 2022

Return visit to Timor Leste sees scholarship students shine

Seventeen more young people who are part of the Good Samaritan Railaco Scholarship Program have graduated from tertiary studies in Timor Leste over the past two years, despite practical challenges...

Posted on: September 19, 2022

The Good Oil recognised for online publishing excellence

The annual conference of the Australasian Catholic Press Association (ACPA) took place last month when more than 60 Catholic editors and people working in church communications came together in Melbourne....

Posted on: September 19, 2022

Following the path of the Good Samaritan

Lourdes Hill College aims to instil in each student the value of walking the path of the Good Samaritan and the 2022 College Captains, Ella Raymond and Ella Stone, have...

Posted on: September 19, 2022

Good Samaritan Oblates seek a deeper experience of God and community

Two Queensland women made their commitment as Good Samaritan Oblates this month, after both were drawn to deepen their ties with the Good Samaritan community in prayer, outreach and companionship....

Posted on: August 16, 2022

Listening, Being, Transforming: Co-creators in Christ

Good Samaritan Education hosted its Triennial Conference at Mary MacKillop Place in North Sydney on 23-24 July. The joyful gathering of more than 150 people included Board Directors, Company Members,...

Posted on: August 16, 2022