Category Archive: Latest News

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

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

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

Joan Chittister: What is the ‘new’ trying to emerge in Benedictine life?

Benedictines must draw on their history, tradition and charism, rooted in the ancient Rule of St Benedict, as they strike out on new paths in facing the challenges of today,...

Posted on: June 14, 2022

Tertiary Scholarship Fund supports first graduates in Bacolod

Four young people from the poorest areas of Bacolod in the Philippines, who began their education with the Good Samaritan Kinder School in 2004-05, will soon graduate at tertiary level,...

Posted on: June 14, 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