Section Archive: News Feature

Good Samaritan Sr Juniko Toaua makes her Perpetual Profession

There were joyful celebrations in the Pacific island nation of Kiribati earlier this month when Sister Juniko Toaua SGS made her Perpetual Profession as a Sister of the Good Samaritan.

Posted on: June 19, 2024

The Good Oil Writers’ Workshop encourages and inspires

A room full of readers, writers and word-lovers came together in Sydney last month for The Good Oil Writers’ Workshop, where they explored the theme, Words Matter, writes Debra Vermeer.

Posted on: June 19, 2024

Kinder School in Bacolod celebrates 20th anniversary

The Good Samaritan Kinder School in Bacolod, the Philippines, established by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan to serve poor families of the squatter district, has celebrated its 20th anniversary.

Posted on: May 15, 2024

Good Samaritan Education launches Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan

Good Samaritan Education proudly launched our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) to the broader community at our recent March Assembly. The launch marks a significant milestone in GSE’s reconciliation journey.

Posted on: May 15, 2024

Good Samaritan Study and Mentoring Program goes from strength to strength

More women than ever before are taking part in the Good Samaritan Study and Mentoring Program, with 10 women receiving full scholarships and another eight receiving support with their studies.

Posted on: May 9, 2024

Fostering global connections: Bennies welcomes students from Japan

In March this year, students from Seiwa Joshi Gakuin College in Sasebo in Japan visited Mount St Benedict College in Pennant Hills, continuing a tradition that began in the 1960s.

Posted on: April 17, 2024

Cup of Peace Café offers a pathway to future employment

Students at the Mater Dei School in Camden have embarked on a new endeavour in business and hospitality by opening the Cup of Peace Café, an enterprise they helped design.

Posted on: December 13, 2023

Report provides a template for Church response to family violence

A new report highlighting the success of a pilot program conducted by Catholic Social Services Victoria and the Diocese of Sale provides a template to address domestic and family violence,

Posted on: December 13, 2023

Laptops will support learning in Timor Leste

Good Samaritan Sister Rita Hayes, who spent many years living in Timor Leste, made her final trip back there recently with Sonya Mears, Executive Director of the Good Samaritan Foundation.

Posted on: November 15, 2023

70th anniversary celebrates links between Seiwa College and Good Sams

Seiwa College celebrated its 70th anniversary recently with a ceremony attended by five Sisters of the Good Samaritan in recognition of the Congregation’s role in founding and developing the school.

Posted on: November 15, 2023

Santa Teresa immersion a transformative experience for GSE students

The Good Samaritan Education student immersion experience returned to our Formation for Mission program this year with a visit to the community at Ltyentye Apurte (Santa Teresa) near Alice Springs.

Posted on: November 15, 2023

A love of learning and teaching underpins new Superior’s life and ministry

A love of learning and teaching has underpinned the life and ministry of Catherine McCahill, Congregational Leader of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, who was installed on 25 September.

Posted on: October 28, 2023