September 2019

The Good Oil receives honours for excellence

The Good Oil was honoured last week with the Bishop Phillip Kennedy Memorial Award for Overall Excellence in a Catholic Publication, at the 2019 Australasian Catholic Press Association Awards.

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Following the ‘clues’ to our vocation

For many, finding one’s vocation can be a slow-burning realisation, even a trial and error exercise, writes Sister Patty Fawkner.

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Young teacher rides high with compassion

Faith and a strong desire to help young children get the best possible start to life has lead Joffrey Gayaran to become Good Samaritan Kinder School first male teacher, writes...

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Disappearing lands and displacement: where do these people ‘fit’?

At the heart of these global crises is the fate of the whole of God’s Creation, writes Sister Veronica McDougall.

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Praying in a 24/7 world

I find comfort in this ancient idea that prayer can weave through the fabric of my work life, where I spend the bulk of my time and energy, writes Judith...

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Good Samaritan school heightens awareness of homelessness

More than 300 guests, including the Governor-General David Hurley, gathered in the Good Samaritan Centre of Lourdes Hill College recently to highlight the situation of people experiencing homelessness and raise...

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Hildegard of Bingen: A Poetic Journey

Hildegard puts us in touch with ecology and a sense of wonder. Her visionary theology is both grand and utterly intimate, writes Colleen Keating. 

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