June 2019 View online version
The Good Sams
The Good Oil

The e-magazine of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan

News Feature

One Heart, Many Voices

The recent joint Catholic Religious Australia and Catholic Mission conference was an opportunity to listen to the voices of many within the one heart of READ MORE

Good Sams at the Conference

Feature

The enormous spirit of the Santa Teresa community

Life in the remote Ltyentye Apurte (Santa Teresa) Community in the Northern Territory centres around their deep faith in God and their community. READ MORE

Our response to the 'groaning of creation'

A year since the Good Sams committed to ecological conversion at their Chapter, Sister Catherine McCahill SGS, reflects on some of the challenges and initiatives READ MORE

Wivenhoe environmental burn

The value of Monastic-Muslim dialogue

Following the recent Monastic-Muslim Dialogue Conference, Sister Lorraine Victorsen SGS reflects on the importance of interreligious dialogue and engagement. READ MORE

Participants

Profile

It’s always been about the kids

Retiring Principal Frank Pitt’s love of teaching young people has been the motivation behind his vocation in Catholic education, now he’s pondering what do to READ MORE

It Occurred to Me

Religious women: The sowers of prophetic hope

There is a rich tapestry in the life of Religious women across the world, writes Sister Patty Fawkner, woven together through a shared mission of READ MORE

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Review

An Astonishing Secret

One of the final books written by Irish priest and theologian Daniel O’Leary explores the spirituality and theology of creation, life and the unconditional love READ MORE

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