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

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

One vote is all we have

One vote is all we have

With the Federal election looming in Australia, Good Samaritan Sister Marie Casamento offers us all...

Posted on: June 21, 2016