June 2019
Wivenhoe environmental burn

Our response to the 'groaning of creation'

A year since the Good Sams committed to ecological conversion at their Chapter, Sister Catherine McCahill SGS, reflects on some of the challenges and initiatives to respond to the global environmental crisis.

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An Astonishing Secret

One of the final books written by Irish priest and theologian Daniel O’Leary explores the spirituality and theology of creation, life and the unconditional love of God.

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It’s always been about the kids

Retiring Principal Frank Pitt’s love of teaching young people has been the motivation behind his vocation in Catholic education, now he’s pondering what do to after he leaves school.

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The enormous spirit of the Santa Teresa community

Life in the remote Ltyentye Apurte (Santa Teresa) Community in the Northern Territory centres around their deep faith in God and their community.

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Religious women: The sowers of prophetic hope

There is a rich tapestry in the life of Religious women across the world, writes Sister Patty Fawkner, woven together through a shared mission of hope and compassion.

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The value of Monastic-Muslim dialogue

Following the recent Monastic-Muslim Dialogue Conference, Sister Lorraine Victorsen SGS reflects on the importance of interreligious dialogue and engagement.

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Good Sams at the Conference

One Heart, Many Voices

The recent joint Catholic Religious Australia and Catholic Mission conference was an opportunity to listen to the voices of many within the one heart of mission in the church.

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