Articles by: Colleen Keating

Struggle in Exile

“Search out the house of your heart. Hope lies within,” writes Colleen Keating.

Posted on: December 11, 2019

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. 

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Fractured moonlight

“Fractured moonlight glints from the dark of a broken world; our whisper of prayer rises to sing the dawn. Christmas is in the air, light pierces the dark,” writes Colleen...

Posted on: December 12, 2018

Shared history

Inspired by a visit last year to the Myall Creek Massacre Memorial, Colleen Keating wrote a poem which she read at the Myall Creek Memorial Gathering on June 10.

Posted on: June 20, 2018

Why am I so harried with thoughts?

“Remember, this is your world, you can no longer be ignorant like a sleeping innocent baby”, “be the difference”, “reach out each day to be The Way”, writes Colleen Keating.

Posted on: December 13, 2017

Gardeners of hope

Christmas beckons us to be the gardeners of hope, says Sydney poet Colleen Keating.

Posted on: December 13, 2016


“Dare I imagine the muscle of empathy flexing to build a new way forward,” ponders Sydney poet and writer Colleen Keating.

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Forgotten warriors

Forgotten warriors

An article published in “The Good Oil” last year inspired Colleen Keating of Sydney to write a poem which encourages us to remember and recognise all our ’warriors’.

Posted on: April 21, 2015