Articles by: Marie Casamento

Feathered flashes of hope

This poem by Good Samaritan Sister Marie Casamento was inspired by Easter and an engaging...

Posted on: April 24, 2021

With ashened hands and heart

Scorched dry heart, mapped on the faces of young and old, rich and poor alike....

Posted on: October 20, 2020

Felt in the very hairs of our souls

During NAIDOC week, Good Samaritan Sister Marie Casamento SGS reflected on the spirits of the...

Posted on: July 17, 2019

One vote is all we have

Another year. Another federal election. Marie’s poem rings as true today as it did three...

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Metaphorical marbles

“By Christmas,” they said, “we will let them in.” In stealth, in the dark of...

Posted on: November 21, 2018

East and West in monastic ritual

Day three, on the eve of St Benedict’s feast, prayer to the God of the...

Posted on: July 18, 2018

A matter of perspective

“Goes forth a cry in the wasteland, full-throated, determined, forceful rippling down the aeons of...

Posted on: December 13, 2017

Extraordinarily ordinary

“The Ordinary is bedecked in the greening of extraordinary mystery, bejewelled with frost on the...

Posted on: July 19, 2017

Seeds on the slipstream of life

In the slipstream of life, in the eyes of innocence, hope awaits us all on...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

One vote is all we have

One vote is all we have

With the Federal election looming in Australia, Good Samaritan Sister Marie Casamento offers us all...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

Before the eyes of the world

Before the eyes of the world

“Before the eyes of the world, in the dead of night they came, seeking passage...

Posted on: March 15, 2016

Sabbath making

Sabbath making

One in four of us will experience a mental illness at some stage in our...

Posted on: September 15, 2015