Re-embracing the vision of Vatican II
It is time again to open the windows afresh and engage in meaningful ways with the world, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.
Celebrating the wisdom of older people
It’s good to pause, reflect and celebrate the wisdom and experience older people bring to family, community, Church and society, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.
Let's broaden our understanding of vocation
Every person who seeks to live from a belief in the goodness of humanity has a vocation, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.
Is a new wave of violence eroding civilised society?
It seems much of the violence we observe or experience in everyday life within our civilised societies comes from the cultivation of and the acceptance of vices, writes Good Samaritan...
The Vatican, LCWR and dialogue
With Pope Paul VI and St Benedict, our Church leaders have two excellent examples of how to engage in true dialogue with the people of God and with society, writes...
We should never be afraid of the truth
Can the rest of the world learn any lessons from the tragedy of Fukushima? Surely there are some lessons for Australia, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.
Heeding Polding’s call about our first peoples
In 2010, the Commonwealth Government promised to hold a referendum on Indigenous constitutional recognition at or before the next election. Surely now is the time to act, says Good Samaritan...
Lent and the quest for beauty
Fasting in the Christian tradition is a means of seeking spiritual growth. It is a means of coming to inner beauty, writes Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.
Seeing Christmas in its proper context
The Christmas story is a reflection of our own story where we all strive in some way or another to be born into the fullness of life, writes Good Samaritan...
Crises and opportunities
“We are witnesses of a new global world emerging and one which is being confronted by a number of ongoing events which can generally be identified as ‘crises’,” writes Good...
The value of humilitas
Is it not time for the resurgence of true humilitas in our broader world of business, sport, politics and the Church, asks Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.
Pursuit of peace is a task for all of us
Why is peace so elusive both at a global level and in our personal, one-on-one relationships, asks Good Samaritan Sister Clare Condon.