Articles by: Clare Condon

The ageing journey offers opportunities for our spiritual growth

As I am in the last quarter of my lifecycle, I participated recently in a couple of workshops that explored the Spirituality of Ageing, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.

Posted on: May 13, 2024

History is calling

First Nations Peoples have an inalienable right to be heard at the highest level of the nation’s governance. History is calling all of us forward, writes Sister Clare Condon SGS.

Posted on: April 18, 2023

Occasional Address to ACU Graduands given by Sr Clare Condon

Sister Clare Condon SGS gave the Occasional Address to Graduands at Australian Catholic University’s Graduation Ceremony on May 26 when she received the honorary degree of Doctor of the University.

Posted on: June 14, 2022

Synodality demands that we have eyes wide open and hearts and minds attuned

Launching the consultation for the synod on synodality, Pope Francis calls us to “look others in the eye and listen to what they have to say”, writes Clare Condon SGS.

Posted on: March 14, 2022

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.

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Reflecting on the symbols of resurrected life

In our Editor’s pick this edition, Clare Condon SGS reflects on how the symbols of Easter assist our understanding of the Paschal Mystery.

Posted on: April 16, 2019

On having a ‘fallow’ year

After many years in church leadership, 2018 has been a ‘fallow’ year for Sister Clare Condon, an experience she says has enriched her spiritual journey in ways unexpected.

Posted on: November 21, 2018

Having a voice

Our voice may seem insignificant, but it needs to be heard, respected and encouraged.

Posted on: September 20, 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.

Posted on: August 16, 2017

Living in the age of “fake news”

We now live in an age of opinion – of assumption – where no one has to prove the veracity of their claims, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.

Posted on: July 19, 2017

“Shame on us!”

Protecting our borders overrides protecting the very few courageous people who manage to risk their all to come to Australia, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.

Posted on: June 20, 2017

Let’s be more supportive of our Kiribati neighbours

May small nations like Kiribati be supported to hold onto their precious traditional values as they find their way in a complex twenty-first century world, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare...

Posted on: May 16, 2017