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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

Iftar Dinner

Breaking bread and building bridges

Finding common ground over a shared meal in the holy month of Ramadan, provided an...

Posted on: May 14, 2019

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St Benedict’s Rule offers fresh insight into age-old problem

A new series written by Benedictine Sister Joan Chittister is exploring the question of institutional...

Posted on: May 14, 2019

Notre Dame Law student receives Helen Lombard award

Ashley Carvalho, a final year Law (Honours) student from the University of Notre Dame, Fremantle...

Posted on: April 16, 2019

A house of spirituality

Hospitality and invitation have been the hallmarks of the recently closed Mount St Benedict Centre...

Posted on: April 16, 2019

Health focus: The Good Samaritans’ Ministry in Kiribati

World Health Day was celebrated on 7 April with a focus on universal health coverage....

Posted on: April 16, 2019

Rachel’s Vineyard: part of the Good Sams’ legacy

The support of the Good Samaritan Sisters was integral to establishing Rachel’s Vineyard Retreats in...

Posted on: April 16, 2019

Bishop Vincent Long

We must die to that which is contrary to the Gospel

Church leaders offer a pastoral way forward towards healing in response to the conviction of...

Posted on: March 19, 2019

Panel of Women

#BalanceforBetter – Women and the Church

International Women’s Day shone a light on the need for a better gender balance across...

Posted on: March 19, 2019

Women address Vatican summit on abuse

The Vatican Summit heard the call from women for greater transparency and accountability in the...

Posted on: March 19, 2019

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Fuel for your Lenten journey

Our Editor’s Picks from previous editions of The Good Oil provide opportunities for reflection during...

Posted on: March 19, 2019