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Praying in a 24/7 world

I find comfort in this ancient idea that prayer can weave through the fabric of...

Posted on: September 18, 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

The enormous spirit of the Santa Teresa community

Life in the remote Ltyentye Apurte (Santa Teresa) Community in the Northern Territory centres around...

Posted on: June 18, 2019

Wivenhoe environmental burn

Our response to the 'groaning of creation'

A year since the Good Sams committed to ecological conversion at their Chapter, Sister Catherine...

Posted on: June 18, 2019

Participants

The value of Monastic-Muslim dialogue

Following the recent Monastic-Muslim Dialogue Conference, Sister Lorraine Victorsen SGS reflects on the importance of...

Posted on: June 18, 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

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

A merciful Lent

Looking through the eyes of mercy may well be a life-changing Lenten experience, writes Good...

Posted on: March 19, 2019

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

On having a ‘fallow’ year

After many years in church leadership, 2018 has been a ‘fallow’ year for Sister Clare...

Posted on: November 21, 2018

70 years since six Good Samaritans set sail for Nagasaki

Seventy years ago this month, six Good Samaritan Sisters set sail for Nagasaki, Japan, to...

Posted on: October 17, 2018