Category Archive: Latest News

To Thine Own Self Be True: Sr Mary's Occasional Address

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

Posted on: May 10, 2021

Sr 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 6, 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 20, 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 20, 2021

Bennies carries the can to help improve access to clean water

On the 5th anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ – on care for our...

Posted on: April 20, 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 16, 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: 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 17, 2021

Celebrating 200 years of Catholic education in Australia

The Catholic community in Australia will celebrate a major milestone this year, marking 200 years...

Posted on: February 16, 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 16, 2021

Christmas a time of celebration, joy and hope

The Good Samaritan Foundation brings together people and resources to support the works and initiatives of...

Posted on: December 15, 2020

Pilot program to support remote communities in Mount Magnet

Over many generations, religious sisters have been called to provide pastoral care and support to...

Posted on: December 15, 2020