August 2017

Combining a love of theology with her business skills

Natalie Acton, Mount St Benedict Centre’s newly-appointed Director, is brimming with hope and enthusiasm for the Centre and its ministry.

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Congratulations to TGO Young Writers’ Award winners

Seven young writers have won various prizes in “The Good Oil” 2017 Young Writers’ Award.

Tags: News

Australian ministerial delegation visits Kiribati

Australia’s Minister for International Development and the Pacific and her opposition counterpart had a taste of life at the Good Samaritan Early Childhood Centre in Kiribati last month.

Tags: News

All things at once

I feel as if I have become both the Samaritan, caring for my dad, and the man fallen to thieves, so alone, powerless and vulnerable, writes Victoria McGlynn. Is it...

Tags: Feature, Young Writers' Award 2017

Snails make good neighbours

It seems strange that a common garden snail achieved more for justice in its death than many men or women do in their lifetimes, writes Naomi Currie.

Tags: Opinion, Young Writers' Award 2017

A world desperate for constructive, positive leadership

Does Pope Francis offer an alternative model of leadership in a troubled world, asks Sister Clare Condon.

Tags: Musings of a Leader

Of friends, faith and fellowship

We were united by our difference as much as our communion, writes Beth Doherty.

Tags: Being Just Neighbours, Young Writers' Award 2017

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