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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

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

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

Good Sams celebrate Foundation Day February 2, 2022

February 2 marks 165 years since the Foundation of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan. A short video to mark the occasion has been produced, which acknowledges First Nations people...

Posted on: February 2, 2022

St Monica’s College forms deep bond with Bacolod community

By Lynton Martin, St Monica’s College, Epping, Alumnae 2020 In November 2019, St Monica’s College, Epping sent the first group to the school’s Philippines Immersion Experience in Bacolod. Little did...

Posted on: June 15, 2021

'Share the Joy, Give a Toy' Christmas appeal for Bacolod

A Christmas fundraising campaign by the Good Samaritan Foundation hopes to put a smile on the faces of struggling children and families who have been hard-hit by the COVID-19 crisis....

Posted on: November 17, 2020

Commemorating 145 years of prayer and presence in Windsor

Good Samaritan Sisters recently celebrated 145 years of ministering at Windsor in the Hawkesbury region of New South Wales. Since 1875, 256 Sisters have lived and ministered in the area....

Posted on: September 15, 2020

Sisters’ new residence a home of grace and powerhouse of prayer

The Good Samaritan Sisters in Japan have moved from their Nara convent to take up residence in the Domus Gratiae, an aged care residence for priests and religious in Osaka....

Posted on: September 15, 2020

Timor Leste Scholarship program improves access to education

An educational scholarship program for secondary and tertiary students is continuing to improve access to education for young people in Timor Leste. The Good Samaritan Foundation Scholarship program is based...

Posted on: April 15, 2020

St Patrick’s College for Girls celebrates 180th anniversary year

This year marks the 180th year in which the school community known as St Patrick’s has delivered quality education to many generations in the Campbelltown area in New South Wales....

Posted on: March 17, 2020

Community pays tribute to Indigenous Elder Aunty Joan Hendriks

The Good Samaritan community was saddened to learn of the death of Aunty Joan Hendriks in January this year. Aunty Joan had a long association with Lourdes Hill College at...

Posted on: March 17, 2020