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The Good Oil

The e-magazine of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan

Being Neighbour – one leader’s perspective

True ecumenism calls us to ongoing commitment and dialogue

While occasions of community grief bring us to together in prayer, I believe they fall far short of the Gospel imperative to bring us into deep dialogue and ecumenical practice. READ MORE

News Feature

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. READ MORE

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. READ MORE

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. READ MORE

Feature

The ageing journey offers opportunities for our spiritual growth

As I am in the last quarter of my lifecycle, I participated recently in a couple of workshops that explored the Spirituality of Ageing, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon. READ MORE

Profile

Author Michael McGirr brings his experience to Writers' Workshop

For author Michael McGirr, writing has always been an integral part of his life. “Writing is very close to my spiritual practice, and always has been,” he tells Debra Vermeer. READ MORE

Latest news from the Good Sams

Good Samaritan Education launches Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan

Kinder School in Bacolod celebrates 20th anniversary

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