A move by the Australian Government to introduce legislation allowing the seizure of mobile phones from people held in immigration detention centres is unnecessary and cruel, according to refugee advocates.
June 16, 2020
With a rise in family violence due to the coronavirus crisis set to strain an already overstretched social support system, some abusers are reportedly using COVID-19 as a psychological weapon....
April 21, 2020
When Archbishop John Bede Polding founded the Sisters of the Good Samaritan on February 2, 1857 he chose this name because he firmly believed that their work was about being...
February 19, 2020
The outbreak of the coronavirus reminds us how fragile and interdependent our societies are, and how quickly the ‘better angels of our nature’ can take flight, writes Evan Ellis. The...
An initiative run by the Australian National Maritime Museum has immersed students of St Scholastica’s College in the history of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan in Japan.
December 11, 2019
Good Samaritan Oblates, Elaine Walley and Catherine Jones, have been recognised in this year’s NATSICC Awards for their service to Indigenous communities.
July 17, 2019
Planning for the international conference of the Benedictine Educators’ Network in Sydney later this year, is well underway with an impressive line up of speakers and presenters.
The recent joint Catholic Religious Australia and Catholic Mission conference was an opportunity to listen to the voices of many within the one heart of mission in the church.
June 18, 2019
Australians will vote in the federal election this Saturday, so where do the major parties stand on issues of social justice and care for the environment?
May 14, 2019
Good Sam’s Inn and Housing ministries, provide significant support to mothers facing difficult times every day, not just on Mother’s Day, writes Debra Vermeer.
Donna Belle Ferrer made her first profession as a Sister of the Good Samaritan earlier this month and is looking forward with “readiness” to living her vows faithfully.
April 16, 2019
World Health Day was celebrated on 7 April with a focus on universal health coverage. Marie Mohr reflects on the current health situation in Kiribati on a recent trip to...