August 2016

We become what we pray

For Benedictines, daily, communal liturgical prayer is central to their commitment. They pray together because that is their work, writes Good Samaritan Sister Catherine McCahill.

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100 years of service to education acknowledged

The Good Samaritan Sisters’ 100 years of service to Catholic education in the Brisbane Archdiocese was celebrated recently with an acknowledgement of the gift the Sisters have been to the...

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Sisters continue their focus on care for creation

It’s National Science Week here in Australia and it’s often suggested that science and religion don’t mix. Not so for the Good Samaritan SIsters who last month hosted an educational...

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Change “keeps you alive”

At 93, Sister Mary Gregory has witnessed enormous change in the world. She’s also experienced significant change in her own life. But unlike many of us, Mary hasn’t resisted change,...

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Am I included or not?

There is a link between exclusive sexist language and abusive behaviour towards women, writes Good Samaritan Sister Patty Fawkner.

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Let’s move beyond a narrow view of vocation

Vocation must be recognised and fostered within every person. There can be no special status for anyone, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.

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Compassionate consumption

Compassionate consumption

As Catholics, we have a great history that includes meat-free Fridays, vegetarian contemplative orders and powerful social justice statements, writes Mercy Sister Elizabeth Young. Isn’t it time to reassess our...

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