Section Archive: News Feature

Prize-winners announced in The Good Oil 2021 Writers’ Award

The Good Oil 2021 Writers’ Award was launched by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan...

Posted on: November 17, 2021

Partners in Ministry webinar sparks desire to help people in need

People who attended a recent webinar hosted by the Good Samaritan Foundation have responded strongly...

Posted on: November 17, 2021

Positive signs as COVID-19 continues to impact Philippines

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan in Bacolod, the Philippines, are continuing to help people...

Posted on: November 17, 2021

Inclusivity – a political challenge

As we witness the Australian Government’s response to refugees and asylum seekers who are denied...

Posted on: November 16, 2021

‘Stand with Tosy’ campaign aims to drive action on climate change

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan are supporting a new campaign from the Edmund Rice...

Posted on: October 19, 2021

Fears new rules could restrict advocacy and free speech

The Good Samaritan Foundation has joined its voice with other community organisations in expressing concern...

Posted on: July 24, 2021

Chaplains called to be a ministry of presence

Mary O’Shannassy SGS received an honorary doctorate from ACU last month in recognition of her...

Posted on: May 19, 2021

Anniversary sparks mixed emotions for Catholics in Philippines

The 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines has sparked mixed emotions...

Posted on: May 19, 2021

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Hundreds forced into destitution as crucial support withdrawn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