The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
Section Archive: Musings of a Leader

Heeding Polding’s call about our first peoples

In 2010, the Commonwealth Government promised to hold a referendum on Indigenous constitutional recognition at...

Posted on: March 20, 2012

Lent and the quest for beauty

Fasting in the Christian tradition is a means of seeking spiritual growth. It is a...

Posted on: February 21, 2012

Seeing Christmas in its proper context

The Christmas story is a reflection of our own story where we all strive in...

Posted on: December 13, 2011

Crises and opportunities

“We are witnesses of a new global world emerging and one which is being confronted...

Posted on: November 8, 2011

The value of humilitas

Is it not time for the resurgence of true humilitas in our broader world of...

Posted on: October 11, 2011

Pursuit of peace is a task for all of us

Why is peace so elusive both at a global level and in our personal, one-on-one...

Posted on: September 13, 2011

Time to rethink our approach to asylum seekers

Sending asylum seekers to be processed in another country is politically sanctioned people-trafficking, says Good...

Posted on: August 9, 2011

The value of quiet listening

July 11, the Feast of St Benedict, is a special day for Good Samaritan Sisters....

Posted on: July 12, 2011

Pentecost celebrates our unity and diversity

Pentecost is the feast day of the Holy Spirit, a celebration of unity and great...

Posted on: June 14, 2011

Resurrecting the true meaning of obedience

Obedience does not come from a battle of opinions or a superimposing of one will...

Posted on: May 10, 2011

Colonisation still happening today

We need to come from a more humble stance of listening and responding rather than...

Posted on: April 12, 2011

Allowing the 'new' and the 'old' to coexist

The ‘new’ does not have to replace the ‘old’ totally. The ‘new’ can add another...

Posted on: March 7, 2011