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Vatican II: a view from the outside

Vatican II: a view from the outside

The desire for unity expressed in Vatican II and strongly present in contemporary religious communities...

Posted on: July 17, 2012

A letter to mother Church from a Gen X-er

A letter to mother Church from a Gen X-er

Sydney-based religious educator Alice Priest writes a letter to her Church to coincide with the...

Posted on: June 19, 2012

To live is to change: Vatican II and the pilgrim Church

To live is to change: Vatican II and the pilgrim Church

Vatican II was not just a ground-breaking achievement, but an ongoing summons to mission at...

Posted on: May 15, 2012

Realising the vision: 150 years of liturgical renewal

Realising the vision: 150 years of liturgical renewal

Good Samaritan Sister, Margaret Smith, participated in a month-long liturgical study tour to Europe last...

Posted on: April 17, 2012

Surrender is not weakness, nor resignation

The notion of surrender has little appeal to a post-modern sensibility, perhaps suggesting capitulation and...

Posted on: March 20, 2012

A time to be ‘desert people’

A time to be ‘desert people’

Nothing worthwhile comes easily, writes Monica Dutton. If we are not tested, we never know...

Posted on: February 21, 2012

Good summer reads for the mind and spirit

In this our last edition for 2011, “The Good Oil” invited ten people – some...

Posted on: December 13, 2011

Japanese sisters recount the road of conversion

Japanese sisters recount the road of conversion

The “National Catholic Reporter’s” Joshua McElwee recently spoke to two Japanese Good Samaritan Sisters about...

Posted on: November 8, 2011

Reflecting on a chapter in the life of the Good Sams

Reflecting on a chapter in the life of the Good Sams

Chapters are significant events in the life of a religious congregation. Good Samaritan Sister Pam...

Posted on: October 11, 2011

Spirit of Good Sam past key to the future

Spirit of Good Sam past key to the future

Benedictine Sister Joan Chittister offers some words of wisdom and encouragement to the Sisters of...

Posted on: September 13, 2011

East Timor immersion a life-altering experience

East Timor immersion a life-altering experience

Fourteen teachers from Good Samaritan Colleges throughout Australia participated in an immersion experience to East...

Posted on: August 9, 2011

Kiribati foundation a transformative experience

Kiribati foundation a transformative experience

This year marks the twentieth anniversary since the Sisters of the Good Samaritan first arrived...

Posted on: July 12, 2011