Category Archive: News and Events

Sister Germia Tocama’s five-day Sydney visit turns into five months

When Good Samaritan Sister Germia Tocama left the Philippines for Sydney in early March, she...

Posted on: August 18, 2020

Extended stay at Yorkshire monastery brings many blessings

Good Samaritan Sister Christine Manning arrived at Stanbrook Abbey, North Yorkshire in November 2019 for...

Posted on: August 18, 2020

St Scholastica’s College rises to a new challenge for boarders

The COVID-19 pandemic had a big impact on education right across Australia as schools closed...

Posted on: August 17, 2020

Mater Dei adapts to new ways of teaching, learning and supporting one another

The pandemic brought big changes to schools and education deliverers world-wide, and it was no...

Posted on: July 14, 2020

New national education committee ‘the fruit of many labours’

The creation of a new national education committee for lay-governed Catholic schools whose heritage lies...

Posted on: July 13, 2020

Sister Veronica Hoey looks forward to her new role in Melbourne

Good Samaritan Sister Veronica Hoey has been appointed Vicar for Religious in the Catholic Archdiocese...

Posted on: July 7, 2020

Appeal to help provide emergency food relief in the Philippines

The Good Samaritan Foundation has launched an appeal to raise funds for immediate emergency relief...

Posted on: June 16, 2020

Shutdown a chance to do things differently at Santa Maria College

The importance of nurturing connectedness and hope during challenging times were two of the key...

Posted on: June 10, 2020

‘Fencebook’ becomes a neighbourhood hub for families

A shy foray by Good Samaritan Oblate Helen Smith into cheering up those in her...

Posted on: June 2, 2020

Pope Francis invites us to celebrate Laudato Si’ Week

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis which has shaken the world, Pope Francis has...

Posted on: May 19, 2020

Those most vulnerable are on front line of COVID-19 pandemic

A coalition of Catholic leaders has written to Australia’s Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, advocating for...

Posted on: May 19, 2020

Mater Christi College continues to support wellbeing, learning and teaching

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted education systems across the world. Schools are being challenged to...

Posted on: May 19, 2020