Articles by: The Good Oil

‘Share the Joy, Give a Toy’ Christmas appeal for Bacolod

A Christmas fundraising campaign by the Good Samaritan Foundation hopes to put a smile on...

Posted on: November 18, 2020

Our choices have the power to combat modern-day slavery

The scourge of human trafficking and the devastating impact on its victims was acknowledged by...

Posted on: November 18, 2020

Poldi Mimovich's artwork features on Australian Christmas stamps

This year’s Christmas stamp issue by Australia Post focuses on Australian themes. Paintings by the...

Posted on: November 18, 2020

Applications invited for Study and Mentoring (SAM) Leadership Program

Since its foundation and throughout its 163-year history, the Sisters of the Good Samaritan Congregation...

Posted on: October 21, 2020

Deep listening in the natural world: a celebration of faith, science and biodiversity

In 2019, the Sisters of the Good Samaritan entered into an auspice agreement with the...

Posted on: October 21, 2020

COVID-19 creates opportunities for us to be neighbour

Good Samaritan Sister Leonie Dueñas recently participated in Kwarenta, the Diocese of Bacolod’s 40-day Communal...

Posted on: October 21, 2020

The Time is Now: a Call to Uncommon Courage

In this new book, Benedictine Sister Joan Chittister calls on us to identify injustice, to...

Posted on: September 16, 2020

Sisters’ new residence a home of grace and powerhouse of prayer

The Good Samaritan Sisters in Japan have moved from their Nara convent to take up...

Posted on: September 16, 2020

Commemorating 145 years of prayer and presence in Windsor

Good Samaritan Sisters recently celebrated 145 years of ministering at Windsor in the Hawkesbury region...

Posted on: September 16, 2020

Lourdes Hill College student takes out Future Justice Award

The lives of future generations are in good hands if Sophie Nakamura has anything to...

Posted on: September 16, 2020

Sr Germia Tocama’s five-day Sydney visit turns into five months

When Good Samaritan Sister Germia Tocama left the Philippines for Sydney in early March, she...

Posted on: August 19, 2020

Extended stay at Yorkshire monastery brings many blessings

Good Samaritan Sister Christine Manning arrived at Stanbrook Abbey, North Yorkshire in November 2019 for...

Posted on: August 19, 2020