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

Hildegard of Bingen: A Poetic Journey

Hildegard puts us in touch with ecology and a sense of wonder. Her visionary theology...

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Felt in the very hairs of our souls

During NAIDOC week, Good Samaritan Sister Marie Casamento SGS reflected on the spirits of the...

Posted on: July 17, 2019

One vote is all we have

Another year. Another federal election. Marie’s poem rings as true today as it did three...

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Fractured moonlight

“Fractured moonlight glints from the dark of a broken world; our whisper of prayer rises...

Posted on: December 12, 2018

Metaphorical marbles

“By Christmas,” they said, “we will let them in.” In stealth, in the dark of...

Posted on: November 21, 2018

East and West in monastic ritual

Day three, on the eve of St Benedict’s feast, prayer to the God of the...

Posted on: July 18, 2018

Shared history

Inspired by a visit last year to the Myall Creek Massacre Memorial, Colleen Keating wrote...

Posted on: June 20, 2018

A matter of perspective

“Goes forth a cry in the wasteland, full-throated, determined, forceful rippling down the aeons of...

Posted on: December 13, 2017

Why am I so harried with thoughts?

“Remember, this is your world, you can no longer be ignorant like a sleeping innocent...

Posted on: December 13, 2017

Extraordinarily ordinary

“The Ordinary is bedecked in the greening of extraordinary mystery, bejewelled with frost on the...

Posted on: July 19, 2017

Leave the empty tomb behind

A poem for Easter week from Good Samaritan Sister Pam Grey.

Posted on: April 18, 2017

Seeds on the slipstream of life

In the slipstream of life, in the eyes of innocence, hope awaits us all on...

Posted on: October 18, 2016