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Section Archive: Feature

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

Hidden figures in Bethlehem

A recent trip to the cinema saw me quite by accident stumble across one of...

Posted on: November 15, 2017

A new chapter in the life of the Good Sams

They’ve had 25 Chapters in their 160-year history. What will Chapter 26 hold for the...

Posted on: September 20, 2017

All things at once

I feel as if I have become both the Samaritan, caring for my dad, and...

Posted on: August 16, 2017

The courage of the Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan has the courage to see, the courage to feel, and the courage...

Posted on: July 19, 2017

Why them and not me?

Asked consciously or not, it’s a question that can lead to energetic and life-giving generosity...

Posted on: June 20, 2017

Q&A with Garigarra Mundine

To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum and the 25th anniversary of the...

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Fundamentalism: a threatening global reality

Internationally respected anthropologist and theologian Father Gerry Arbuckle analyses the global reality of fundamentalism.

Posted on: April 18, 2017

The pattern of all life

What do these words, Paschal Mystery, mean? What do they communicate?

Posted on: March 2, 2017