It may sound surprising, but a walnut tree I discovered four years ago is among...
March 21, 2018
Lent is an opportunity and a challenge to look again at my fears, at what...
February 21, 2018
Lent can be a profound time to go within ourselves to experience our own personal...
Some of “The Good Oil’s” writers and readers offer their big and small screen picks...
December 13, 2017
A recent trip to the cinema saw me quite by accident stumble across one of...
November 15, 2017
They’ve had 25 Chapters in their 160-year history. What will Chapter 26 hold for the...
September 20, 2017
I feel as if I have become both the Samaritan, caring for my dad, and...
August 16, 2017
The Good Samaritan has the courage to see, the courage to feel, and the courage...
July 19, 2017
Asked consciously or not, it’s a question that can lead to energetic and life-giving generosity...
June 20, 2017
To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum and the 25th anniversary of the...
May 16, 2017
Internationally respected anthropologist and theologian Father Gerry Arbuckle analyses the global reality of fundamentalism.
April 18, 2017
What do these words, Paschal Mystery, mean? What do they communicate?
March 2, 2017