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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

She is Advent

Countercultural to our twenty-first century living, Advent presents a rare and precious opportunity to prioritise...

Posted on: November 20, 2019

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


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