October 2019

Exploring Benedictine Spirituality

The Good Oil sat down with Abbot Primate Gregory Polan OSB to talk about Benedictine Spirituality and the need for its application in our world today.

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Show me what it looks like

What does loving God look like? asks Sister Patty Fawkner. She finds it is not in some other-worldly realm, but grounded in the here and now with each and every...

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We need to weep

By weeping and naming their grief, women in the Archdiocese of Canberra Goulburn have begun forging out new ways to hope for a better future.

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Mirrors and flags

A great deal is being written about the violence and deaths in Papua and West Papua, but what is being done about it?

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Search for meaning drives desire to tell Good Sams' good news

Nichol Plumbe looks forward to sharing the stories of the Good Samaritan Sisters, both with an eye to tradition and to innovation for the future.

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Marrickville farewells the Good Sams

The community life and ministry of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan in Marrickville has come to a close after 132 years in the area.

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Good Samaritans welcome first oblates outside of Australia

Three women in the Philippines, who longed to deepen their relationship with God, have become the first Good Samaritan Oblates outside of Australia.

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