Category Archive: Latest News

Renovated centre looks to the future while honouring the past

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan have warmly welcomed members of their community to a liturgy marking the Blessing and Opening of renovations to St Scholastica’s Congregational Centre in Glebe...

Posted on: February 3, 2023

Support for Oceania delegates' voices to be heard at COP27

At the recent COP27 United Nations Climate Conference, the voices of Pacific Islanders and Indigenous peoples were heard more loudly than ever before, but while some important gains were made,...

Posted on: December 27, 2022

Good Samaritan Sister Elizabeth Delaney receives papal honour

Good Samaritan Sister Elizabeth Delaney, whose ministries have included education, canon law, ecumenical relations, national Church life and support of religious and clergy, has been presented with the pontifical honour...

Posted on: December 20, 2022

Online experience connects students with ministries in Bacolod

Student groups from across Good Samaritan Education schools gathered recently for an ‘online immersion’ experience with Sisters and staff of Good Samaritan ministries in Bacolod, the Philippines. The online immersion...

Posted on: December 20, 2022

Lourdes Hill College honours Sister Leonie D’Arcy

At Lourdes Hill College, Hawthorne, the contribution of the school’s first official Archivist, Good Samaritan Sister Leonie D’Arcy, was honoured with the naming of the Sister Leonie D’Arcy Archives Room...

Posted on: December 14, 2022

NATSICC Assembly a chance to share stories, experiences and knowledge

Four members of the Good Samaritan community who attended the recent National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council Assembly in Townsville, say it was an enriching and humbling experience...

Posted on: November 15, 2022

Crisis refuge for women and children receives funding boost

The Good Samaritan Inn’s vision for the expansion of its residential services for women and children who have experienced family violence and/or homelessness is edging closer to reality, thanks to...

Posted on: November 15, 2022

Good Samaritan Education launches new statement

Finding just the right words to name and claim one’s identity and articulate who one professes to be, while simultaneously on the path of becoming, requires a process of deep...

Posted on: November 15, 2022

Award recognises Sr Catherine Slattery's contribution to Catholic education

Good Samaritan Sister and educator, Catherine Slattery, has been awarded the Brother Kelvin Canavan Catholic School Leadership Award for 2022 in recognition of her “prophetic leadership” across Good Samaritan Education...

Posted on: October 17, 2022

Good Samaritan community in Bacolod launches eco-restoration project

The Good Samaritan community in Bacolod, the Philippines, has come together to launch an eco-restoration project at a public park in a bid to foster the local ecology and create...

Posted on: October 17, 2022

ACU names lecture theatre after Aunty Joan Hendriks

One of Queensland’s most respected advocates for the rights of Indigenous Australians, the late Aunty Joan Hendriks, has had a lecture theatre named in her honour two years after her...

Posted on: October 17, 2022

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