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February 2015

Could the ‘selfie’ help us during Lent?

The ‘selfie’ may provide yet another lens through which to view our approach to the Lenten season, writes Monica Dutton.

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New community ministries for Good Sams

New community ministries for Good Sams

Six Good Samaritan Sisters have responded to a call to be part of one of two new Good Samaritan intentional communities – one with a focus on prayer, the other...

Tags: News

Bacolod visit “a good reality check”

Bacolod visit “a good reality check”

When Brisbane couple Maureen and Paul Toohey decided to spend two weeks of their holidays, including Christmas, with the Good Samaritan Sisters in the Philippines, they were amazed by the...

Tags: News

A thirst for life and for justice

A thirst for life and for justice

Good Samaritan Oblate Pauline Roach is a woman with a thirst for life and for justice, and she says it all started with the photo of an African girl on...

Tags: Profile

I don’t want any slaves working for me

I don’t want any slaves working for me

I have the power to show, through the choices I make, that everybody matters – that I don’t want any slaves working for me, says Good Samaritan Sister Sarah Puls.

Tags: Opinion

How do you think about, and relate to, God?

For the Christian believer, prayer is much more than the convenient or the desperate calling out to some supreme being for help in tragic times, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare...

Tags: Musings of a Leader

Lenten prayer: threshold invitations

Lenten prayer: threshold invitations

Prayer takes place in the space on the threshold between the outer and the inner, says Good Samaritan Sister Marie Casamento.

Tags: Faith in the Ordinary

An invitation from creation

An invitation from creation

Good Samaritan Sister Liz Wiemers reflects on the new cosmology through a series of photographs she captured during a recent sabbatical in Ireland and Germany.

Tags: Photo Essay

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