The Sydney Statement launched on February 9 is particularly relevant to Christians who have for too long been enclosed in our tribal religious silo, writes Rev Dr Patrick McInerney SSC.
February 19, 2021
In the December edition, The Good Oil has gathered recommendations from some of our readers and writers on what to read, watch and listen to in the New Year.
December 16, 2020
Like the women at the empty tomb we, too, go in faith. We wait to see the risen one in the midst of this global pandemic, writes Catherine McCahill SGS....
April 22, 2020
The building of community is one of our major callings as Benedictine Oblates. During this pandemic, we must remove ourselves from the community to ensure its survival, writes Judith Valente....
April 21, 2020
In his apostolic exhortation Querida Amazonia Pope Francis sees the theological Amazon as the greatest witness to the need to care for the planet and its people, writes Jim Mulroney....
April 20, 2020
This year, my annual break turned from azure sky and aquamarine sea to a much more sinister shade of the blues, writes Alice Priest. It’s been raining without stopping for...
March 17, 2020
How far can the sacred, intangible architecture stretch, be refashioned or reframed, before it no longer holds, asks Alice Priest.
December 11, 2019
“Where are our youth… if not in church, then where?” Clare Vernon reflects on the changing nature of how our youth are exercising their faith.
By weeping and naming their grief, women in the Archdiocese of Canberra Goulburn have begun forging out new ways to hope for a better future.
October 16, 2019
A great deal is being written about the violence and deaths in Papua and West Papua, but what is being done about it?
At the heart of these global crises is the fate of the whole of God’s Creation, writes Sister Veronica McDougall.
September 18, 2019
“When we hurt physically, we cry out in pain; when we hurt religiously, we cry out in lament.”
August 20, 2019