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

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

Before the eyes of the world

Before the eyes of the world

“Before the eyes of the world, in the dead of night they came, seeking passage...

Posted on: March 15, 2016

Greatest fault in being human

Greatest fault in being human

Ellie Betteridge-Garvey’s song lyrics capture the sentiments of millions of people around the world.

Posted on: September 15, 2015

Empathy

“Dare I imagine the muscle of empathy flexing to build a new way forward,” ponders...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Why do the bagpipes stir our soul?

Why do the bagpipes stir our soul?

As we commemorate ANZAC Day, Good Samaritan Sister Pam Grey shares one of her poems.

Posted on: April 21, 2015

Forgotten warriors

Forgotten warriors

An article published in “The Good Oil” last year inspired Colleen Keating of Sydney to...

Posted on: April 21, 2015

Mindful mindfullness

Mindful mindfullness

From the Early Church Fathers and the ancient writers of the East, to modern concepts...

Posted on: October 21, 2014

The memory keeper’s lament

The memory keeper's lament

With her “memory keeper” as guide, Good Samaritan Sister, Marie Casamento, takes us on a...

Posted on: August 19, 2014