Articles by: The Good Oil

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

Myanmar Catholics pray for peace as hundreds killed in protests

Religious Sisters have joined their voice to that of the Archbishop of Yangon, Cardinal Charles...

Posted on: April 23, 2021

Bennies carries the can to help improve access to clean water

Students and staff at Mount St Benedict College undertook the school’s annual Bennies Caritas Trek...

Posted on: April 23, 2021

New agreement continues support for women and children in need

Women and children in need will continue to be able to access secure housing and...

Posted on: March 17, 2021

Women come together to raise their prophetic voice

As women call for a greater voice and fairer representation in the leadership of the...

Posted on: March 17, 2021

Restoration of Rosebank Chapel and Cemetery complete

The refurbishment of Rosebank Chapel and Cemetery at Five Dock has been a long and...

Posted on: March 17, 2021

Mater Dei and Wivenhoe House at Camden complete a full circle

The story of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan’s historic Wivenhoe House in Camden, New...

Posted on: February 18, 2021

Celebrating 200 years of Catholic education in Australia

Australia’s Catholic community will celebrate a major milestone this year, marking 200 years of Catholic...

Posted on: February 18, 2021

Good Samaritan Life spirituality and formation website launched

The Good Samaritan Life website was launched on Good Samaritan Foundation Day on February 2....

Posted on: February 18, 2021