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Articles by: The Good Oil

What does it mean to be a Good Samaritan?

When Archbishop John Bede Polding founded the Sisters of the Good Samaritan on February 2,...

Posted on: February 19, 2020

'Read, watch, listen': TGO's top picks for the Christmas season

‘The Good Oil’ invited some of its readers and writers to nominate what they recommend...

Posted on: December 11, 2019

Students ‘dive’ into the history of the Good Sams in Japan

An initiative run by the Australian National Maritime Museum has immersed students of St Scholastica’s...

Posted on: December 11, 2019

Tears and laughter with Patricia Flynn

‘The Good Oil’ sat down with Patricia Flynn who, alongside Dr Ivan Lamourt, runs the...

Posted on: November 20, 2019

The results are in

Many thanks to those who completed the recent ‘The Good Oil Readers Survey’. Your valuable...

Posted on: November 20, 2019

St Monica's College celebrates ‘hearts across the Nullarbor’

In celebration of their ongoing partnership, St Monica’s College in Epping, Victoria, recently welcomed Anna...

Posted on: November 20, 2019

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