Category Archive: 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

Call to Chapter heralds a time of prayerful discernment for Good Sams

Good Samaritan communities in Australia, the Philippines, Kiribati and Japan gathered in prayer recently for the Call to Chapter, the beginning of a 12-month process of discernment leading to next...

Posted on: July 19, 2022

Good Samaritan community commits to Laudato Si’ Action Goals

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan have launched their seven Laudato Si’ Action Goals, designed to help them turn their long-time commitment to caring for creation into day-to-day practical actions...

Posted on: July 19, 2022

Oblates’ outreach initiative focuses on the elderly in Bacolod

A long-distance collaboration between Good Samaritan Oblates in Caboolture, Queensland, and Bacolod, the Philippines, has resulted in a new grass-roots initiative where the Philippines Oblates visit elderly people in their...

Posted on: July 19, 2022

Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon receives ACU honour

Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Australian Catholic University in recognition of her contribution to social justice and to the Catholic Church in Australia....

Posted on: May 26, 2022

A rare bird’s-eye view of the windows in St Scholastica’s Chapel

Recent renovations to St Scholastica’s Chapel in Glebe have allowed the Sisters of the Good Samaritan’s Archivist to get a bird’s-eye view of some of the treasures of the chapel;...

Posted on: May 16, 2022

Mater Dei Fresh Food provides a hands-on learning experience

A fully functioning mini Woolworths store at Mater Dei School aims to mimic the operations of a supermarket with baskets for fresh food, signage, shelves for groceries, uniforms and registers....

Posted on: May 16, 2022

Ties of friendship bind Port Pirie to Kiribati and the Good Sams

The long-standing warm relationship between the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, Port Pirie Diocese and the Pacific nation of Kiribati was reaffirmed when two I-Kiribati Sisters visited the Diocese recently....

Posted on: May 16, 2022

Scholarship program making a difference in Timor Leste

When Good Samaritan Sisters Rita Hayes and Michelle Reid volunteered for ministry in Timor Leste in 2000, they set out to identify the areas of greatest need in the wake...

Posted on: April 19, 2022

Spiritual direction and mentoring are key aspects of SAM Program

In the second year of the Good Samaritan Study and Mentoring (SAM) Program, eight women will receive support as they undertake studies aimed at promoting women’s leadership within the Church....

Posted on: April 19, 2022