February 2019

Australia Day honours for Sister Rita

Good Samaritan Sister Rita Fitt of Wollongong has been recognised in this year’s Australia Day honours list.

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Asia Pacific Forum: God is present in the differences

Tropical storms and flight cancellations weren’t enough to stop seven Good Samaritan sisters from Kiribati from attending the second Asia Pacific Forum, held in the Philippines from January 7-12.

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Final program to celebrate “season of great possibility”

Mount St Benedict Centre’s final program to the public will be a Lenten Reflection Day on Saturday 9 March.

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Change “keeps you alive”

On Monday 14 January Sister Mary Gregory was farewelled at a Requiem Mass. Included in this edition of The Good Oil is an abridged profile of Mary from 2016.

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Sr Patty Fawkner SGS

Vague wanting

The first of three editor’s picks for the February edition of The Good Oil, Patty’s 2016 Faith in the Ordinary is a timeless invitation to live purposefully and boldly.

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I don't want slaves working for me

With Lent almost upon us, Sarah’s 2015 opinion piece encourages us to consider our relationship with people down the supply chain of the goods we buy.

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One vote is all we have

Another year. Another federal election. Marie’s poem rings as true today as it did three years ago.

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