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Articles by: The Good Oil

I-Kiribati women welcomed into Good Samaritan novitiate

Three young women from Kiribati have taken a leap of faith by moving to Australia...

Posted on: December 12, 2018

Fifty years in special education: “a gift”

After 50 years’ service to the special education and disability sector, including 30 years at...

Posted on: December 12, 2018

“We want women to be free from violence”

A team of seven staff members and volunteers from the Good Samaritan Inn braved cold,...

Posted on: December 12, 2018

TGO’s book, film, podcast picks for summer

Fifteen of “The Good Oil’s” writers and readers offer their book, film and podcast recommendations...

Posted on: December 12, 2018

New home for new community on “sacred site”

After almost five years of consultation, planning and construction phases, the Good Samaritan Sisters’ new...

Posted on: November 21, 2018

BENet 2019: a distinctly Australian experience

For the first time in its 20-year history, the International Commission on Benedictine Education will...

Posted on: November 21, 2018

Former president, advocate for climate justice visiting Australia

Anote Tong, former President of Kiribati, is in Australia to speak about the challenges facing...

Posted on: October 17, 2018

Immersion experiences bearing fruit long afterwards

Students and staff at St Scholastica’s College who have undertaken immersion experiences with Good Samaritan...

Posted on: October 17, 2018

Brisbane gathering celebrates Good Samaritan partnerships

It was a diverse group of people who came together in Brisbane last weekend for...

Posted on: October 17, 2018

Memorable encounter with Pope Francis at Benedictine gathering

Two Sisters of the Good Samaritan had a private audience with Pope Francis at the...

Posted on: September 19, 2018

Bennies’ boomerang bags a big hit

Shoppers at Pennant Hills in Sydney’s north are being offered free reusable bags, designed and...

Posted on: September 19, 2018

Endangered Camden White Gum given new lease of life

Three seedlings of the endangered Camden White Gum have been planted in their natural habitat...

Posted on: August 15, 2018