Section Archive: News Feature

Sisters’ presence in the West lives on through Good Samaritan Oblates

The permanent presence of the Good Samaritan Sisters in Western Australia will come to an...

Posted on: March 17, 2021

Sister Monica is open to God’s plans in a spirit of adventure

Sister Monica Armstrong says she has a lot to be grateful for when she reflects...

Posted on: December 16, 2020

Hundreds forced into destitution as crucial support withdrawn

The Government’s move to cut support to 576 refugees and asylum seekers is a further...

Posted on: November 18, 2020

Phone ban will deprive refugees of a lifeline to the outside world

A move by the Australian Government to introduce legislation allowing the seizure of mobile phones...

Posted on: June 16, 2020

Funding boost for family violence services during COVID-19 crisis

With a rise in family violence due to the coronavirus crisis set to strain an...

Posted on: April 21, 2020

What does it mean to be a Good Samaritan?

When Archbishop John Bede Polding founded the Sisters of the Good Samaritan on February 2,...

Posted on: February 19, 2020

May we act always with compassion in the service of the sick

The outbreak of the coronavirus reminds us how fragile and interdependent our societies are, and...

Posted on: February 19, 2020

Students ‘dive’ into the history of the Good Sams in Japan

An initiative run by the Australian National Maritime Museum has immersed students of St Scholastica’s...

Posted on: December 11, 2019

NATSICC recognises Good Sams Oblates

Good Samaritan Oblates, Elaine Walley and Catherine Jones, have been recognised in this year’s NATSICC...

Posted on: July 17, 2019

Southern Cross

BENet 2019: Exploring Benedictine wisdom under the Southern Cross

Planning for the international conference of the Benedictine Educators’ Network in Sydney later this year,...

Posted on: July 17, 2019

Good Sams at the Conference

One Heart, Many Voices

The recent joint Catholic Religious Australia and Catholic Mission conference was an opportunity to listen...

Posted on: June 18, 2019

Social justice, ecology and the federal election

Australians will vote in the federal election this Saturday, so where do the major parties...

Posted on: May 14, 2019