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Finding the sacred in isolation during the pandemic

For many Australians living in Melbourne, the extended two weeks in Stage 4 COVID-19 restrictions...

Posted on: September 16, 2020

COVID-19: an opportunity for cultivating a fresh approach to spirituality?

Many people are understandably on edge about the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the pandemic also allows...

Posted on: August 19, 2020

To be a pilgrim in the midst of ordinary people living ordinary lives

On the steps of Monte Cassino on Benedict’s feast day, I experienced communion with all...

Posted on: July 16, 2020

Towards the Plenary Council – people of God on a pilgrim journey

Women and the Plenary Council was the topic for a gathering on Zoom last month...

Posted on: July 16, 2020

Life to the Full: stories of infertility, faith and a hope-filled future

In this new book by Debra Vermeer, we encounter the stories of seven couples as,...

Posted on: June 16, 2020

Responding to the call to care for adults and children at risk

For the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, creating a safe environment for all, especially children...

Posted on: June 16, 2020

Companions on our journey of ecumenism

During the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in this time of pandemic, my thoughts...

Posted on: May 19, 2020

Retreat-like isolation a time to reflect on our role in creation

As we celebrate five years since the publication of Pope Francis’ landmark document, Laudato Si’:...

Posted on: May 19, 2020

A shared charism brings Good Samaritans across the world together

Relationship is what life is all about. Late last year, I was given a valuable...

Posted on: March 17, 2020

Green shoots bring healing and hope

As Ash Wednesday approaches, may we take a moment to contemplate our intimate connectedness to...

Posted on: February 19, 2020

Two words: Just Listen!

A week-long immersion, walking on country with Aboriginal elders and the Nauiyu people, prompts Pat...

Posted on: December 11, 2019

'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