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Articles by: Marie Casamento

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

Memories are strange things

Memories are strange things

As Mother’s Day approaches, Good Samaritan Sister Marie Casamento dedicates a reflection to all mothers...

Posted on: April 21, 2015

Lenten prayer: threshold invitations

Lenten prayer: threshold invitations

Prayer takes place in the space on the threshold between the outer and the inner,...

Posted on: February 17, 2015

Mindful mindfullness

Mindful mindfullness

From the Early Church Fathers and the ancient writers of the East, to modern concepts...

Posted on: October 21, 2014

The memory keeper’s lament

The memory keeper's lament

With her “memory keeper” as guide, Good Samaritan Sister, Marie Casamento, takes us on a...

Posted on: August 19, 2014