Articles by: The Good Oil

Stella Maris student leaders rise to the challenge

A year of leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for senior students at...

Posted on: September 15, 2021

Applications invited for Study and Mentoring (SAM) Program

Since their congregation’s foundation and throughout their 164-year history, the Sisters of the Good Samaritan...

Posted on: August 18, 2021

Called to ‘Be The Voice’ for vulnerable women, men and children

“You wake up at 4am with a flashlight shining in your face and the voice...

Posted on: August 18, 2021

New podcast aims to nurture and share story, faith, and life

Good Samaritan Education is launching a new initiative, Communio Calling, a formation resource in podcast...

Posted on: July 24, 2021

Discussion provides an insight into the treatment of refugees

Students from Rosebank College and St Scholastica’s College participated in a discussion on the issue...

Posted on: July 24, 2021

Enlightening presentations help to establish Kiribati Connections

A presentation on the life and culture of the Pacific island nation of Kiribati by...

Posted on: June 18, 2021

St Brendan’s community is hands-on in caring for the environment

The students at St Brendan’s Catholic School in the town of Coragulac in south-western Victoria...

Posted on: June 18, 2021

St Monica’s College forms deep bond with Bacolod community

In November 2019, St Monica’s College, Epping sent the first group to the school’s Philippines...

Posted on: June 18, 2021

The Good Oil 2021 Writers’ Award

The Good Oil 2021 Writers’ Award is an initiative of the Sisters of the Good...

Posted on: May 20, 2021

Sister Mary's award 'an honour for the whole of the chaplaincy team'

Good Samaritan Sister Mary O’Shannassy OAM received an Honorary Doctorate from Australian Catholic University in...

Posted on: May 19, 2021

Ivy ‘feels blessed’ to be joining the Good Sams as an Oblate

It’s been a long and prayerful journey for Ivy Dalgety, but after many years of...

Posted on: May 19, 2021

Funding for medication supports refugees and asylum seekers

Refugees and asylum seekers who do not receive government medical or income support are being...

Posted on: April 23, 2021