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Exploring Benedictine Spirituality

The Good Oil sat down with Abbot Primate Gregory Polan OSB to talk about Benedictine...

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Marrickville farewells the Good Sams

The community life and ministry of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan in Marrickville has...

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Good Samaritans welcome first oblates outside of Australia

Three women in the Philippines, who longed to deepen their relationship with God, have become...

Posted on: October 16, 2019

The Good Oil receives honours for excellence

The Good Oil was honoured last week with the Bishop Phillip Kennedy Memorial Award for...

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Conversations with a Benedictine Monk

“A crisis is also a positive… that means you have to change in order to...

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Fostering dialogue between science and religion

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan have entered into an auspice agreement with the Faith...

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Marie McMahon SGS in a class photo with Grade 7 students from Our Lady of Assumption Enoggera, 1971

A most generous woman

Sister Marie McMahon embodied what it is to be Good Samaritan, ‘being neighbour’ to the...

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Southern Cross

BENet 2019: Exploring Benedictine wisdom under the Southern Cross

Planning for the international conference of the Benedictine Educators’ Network in Sydney later this year,...

Posted on: July 17, 2019

Monica with her niece Vonnie Douse and cousin Dr Michael Lanigan.

A treasured privilege over 100 years

Sister Monica Nugent SGS celebrated her 100th birthday last month recounting her many years of...

Posted on: July 17, 2019

NATSICC recognises Good Sams Oblates

Good Samaritan Oblates, Elaine Walley and Catherine Jones, have been recognised in this year’s NATSICC...

Posted on: July 17, 2019

Environment photo

An Astonishing Secret

One of the final books written by Irish priest and theologian Daniel O’Leary explores the...

Posted on: June 18, 2019

Social justice, ecology and the federal election

Australians will vote in the federal election this Saturday, so where do the major parties...

Posted on: May 14, 2019