The reason for our existence is to live and manifest the value of Hospitality towards the needs of others in the spirit of Saint John of God and the Christian tradition of the Good Samaritan.

The Brothers of Saint John of God are members of a Religious Order of the Catholic Church. They, and their lay Co-workers, contribute to the healing mission of the Church by providing health and social services that are hospitable to persons who are affected by poverty, illness, homelessness, disabilities and other unmet basic human needs.

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The John of God Tradition of Burying the Dead

The John of God Tradition of Burying the Dead

Papua New Guinean members of the Oceania Province operate a service for persons with mental health issues at Madang in Papua New Guinea.  The operation of mental health services in the Melanesian culture often takes one down unusual pathways – as is illustrated by...

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Brothers Conclude Two Year Study of Laudato Sí

Brothers Conclude Two Year Study of Laudato Sí

The defining gospel story of the Saint John of God Brothers is the parable of the Good Samaritan.  They share the widely held view that humanity is inflicting serious damage on what Pope Francis frequently refers to as “the Earth, our home”.  The Brothers see the...

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All Brothers Meeting

All Brothers Meeting

3rd Meeting of Religious Brothers “Tutti Fratelli”. A group of 64 Brothers from 35 different countries belonging to 14 Congregations meet in Rome.

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