Good Samaritan Sister Patty Fawkner is a former Congregational Leader of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan. She is an adult educator, writer and facilitator with formal tertiary qualifications in arts, education, theology and spirituality. Patty is interested in exploring what wisdom the Christian tradition has for contemporary issues. She has an abiding interest in questions of justice and spirituality.
Never have I been more aware of the existential threat that climate change poses for people I know and love, writes Sister Patty Fawkner. Continue reading »
In the quest for truth and justice, the media holds up a mirror that reveals what is hidden from our eyes but is often done in our name. Continue reading »
When women question the status quo with openness, frankness and boldness, they are ignored or figuratively told to go away by male gatekeepers. Continue reading »