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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

My journey with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s people need others. If you know a person with Parkinson’s remember to encourage, to...

Posted on: August 15, 2018

The state of the nation starts in your street

The health of a society can best be gauged by the health of its local...

Posted on: July 18, 2018

From strangers to cousins

It shouldn’t be a shock to see a Catholic school girl from Pymble share a...

Posted on: June 20, 2018

On coming home

My recent experience of moving back to Victoria after a long absence has been an...

Posted on: April 18, 2018

Is there life before death? On living fully

In a reflection adapted from her new book, “How to Live”, Judith Valente considers a...

Posted on: March 21, 2018

How a walnut tree became my teacher

It may sound surprising, but a walnut tree I discovered four years ago is among...

Posted on: March 21, 2018

Standing on the edge

Lent is an opportunity and a challenge to look again at my fears, at what...

Posted on: February 21, 2018

Listening to the wisdom of the desert

Lent can be a profound time to go within ourselves to experience our own personal...

Posted on: February 21, 2018

TGO’s big and small screen picks for summer

Some of “The Good Oil’s” writers and readers offer their big and small screen picks...

Posted on: December 13, 2017