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Articles by: The Good Oil

Australia Day honours for Sister Rita

Good Samaritan Sister Rita Fitt of Wollongong has been recognised in this year’s Australia Day...

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Asia Pacific Forum: God is present in the differences

Tropical storms and flight cancellations weren’t enough to stop seven Good Samaritan sisters from Kiribati...

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Final program to celebrate “season of great possibility”

Mount St Benedict Centre’s final program to the public will be a Lenten Reflection Day...

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Change “keeps you alive”

On Monday 14 January Sister Mary Gregory was farewelled at a Requiem Mass. Included in...

Posted on: February 20, 2019

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