Section Archive: News Feature

Social justice advocates shine a spotlight on human trafficking

Two Sisters of the Good Samaritan were part of a team of staff and volunteers from ACRATH who met senior MPs, advisers and departmental officers during a week of advocacy.

Posted on: October 28, 2023

Winner of The Good Oil 2023 Writers’ Award announced

The Good Oil 2023 Writers’ Award was launched by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan with the dual purpose of supporting and encouraging the development of emerging and published writers.

Posted on: September 20, 2023

Vice-Regal reception honours Good Sams’ ‘rich and proud history’

Sisters of the Good Samaritan, together with friends and supporters were honoured guests at Admiralty House recently for a reception hosted by the Governor-General David Hurley and Mrs Linda Hurley.

Posted on: September 20, 2023

The Good Oil wins ACPA Award for Best Content – Climate and Environment

The Good Oil won the award for Best Content – Climate and Environment at the ACPA Awards held in Perth during this month’s conference of the Australasian Catholic Press Association.

Posted on: September 20, 2023

Referendum ‘a crucial turning point for Australia’

Former school captain of St Scholastica’s College and current Labor Senator Malarndirri McCarthy is travelling the length and breadth of Australia ahead of the referendum on the Voice to Parliament.

Posted on: September 19, 2023

Prophetic Voices initiative provides students with a platform for dialogue

Good Samaritan Education’s Prophetic Voices initiative provides students with a platform for dialogue and discernment to explore causes, projects, and issues they are passionate about, embodying Good Samaritan Benedictine tradition.

Posted on: September 17, 2023

Nourishing breakfast gives students a good start to the day

Good Samaritan Oblate Cathy Jones can see the positive results of a School Breakfast Program on students and their families in a remote pastoral and mining region of Western Australia.

Posted on: August 16, 2023

McKee family’s 80 years of connection to Lourdes Hill College

In 2007, the late Sister Mary Camelann (Veronica) McKee was named as one of the House Patrons of Lourdes Hill College to honour her work as a true Good Samaritan.

Posted on: August 16, 2023

Applications invited for women’s Study and Mentoring Program

Applications are invited for the women’s Study and Mentoring Program in 2024. Core components include financial assistance for women undertaking tertiary studies, spiritual direction and mentoring. Applications close 6 September.

Posted on: August 15, 2023

The Good Oil 2023 Writers’ Award – Finding My Voice

Emerging and published writers are invited to enter The Good Oil 2023 Writers’ Award, which this year has the theme, Finding My Voice. Applications close 5pm on Friday 18 August.

Posted on: August 15, 2023

NSW Governor hosts reception to give thanks for Good Sams’ ministry

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan gathered with staff, supporters and friends of the Good Samaritan Foundation at Government House in Sydney recently to celebrate the Congregation’s 165th anniversary.

Posted on: July 19, 2023

Mater Christi College celebrates 60th Anniversary

Sixty years ago, the Good Samaritan Sisters responded to the needs of the Belgrave community, building a school for girls which has since grown far beyond what was initially envisaged.

Posted on: July 19, 2023