The Sisters of The Good Samaritan - Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults
Section Archive: Opinion

Who is welcome at our inn?

As the Christmas season approaches, we are challenged to ask ourselves once again who is...

Posted on: December 13, 2017

Are we “honourable people”?

Why do the majority of Australians support a Government policy that is illegal, cruel, inflicted...

Posted on: December 13, 2017

Navigating the assisted dying debate

Within society I hear a babble of self-assured voices that prevent any openness to hearing...

Posted on: November 15, 2017

Dogs, dialogues and discernments

The age-old spiritual process of discernment differs from most decision-making processes in two significant ways,...

Posted on: October 18, 2017

Samaritan traveller a guide for end-of-life journey

Over the past months I have followed the “euthanasia debate” – the ongoing argument between...

Posted on: October 18, 2017

Snails make good neighbours

It seems strange that a common garden snail achieved more for justice in its death...

Posted on: August 16, 2017

A plebiscite of one’s own

The question of marriage and its meaning is presently astir in the public domain, writes...

Posted on: July 19, 2017

Why I don’t need wilderness

Although I tried to lift myself to the divine, my long walk in the wilderness...

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Surrendering our sense of seasonality

There are times to plant, harvest and also a time to down tools all together.

Posted on: March 2, 2017

Feel the pain, heal the damage

Our Church has to face nothing less than the reality of major surgery.

Posted on: March 2, 2017

Be bold and brave

When I was a child, to be told you had been “bold” meant you had...

Posted on: February 21, 2017

Being a woman on the fringe of the Church

Without intending to be out at the edge, that is where I find myself.

Posted on: February 21, 2017