Mother’s Day

We all have some experience of being mothered and in some way we have all had some experience of mothering/fathering those for whom we have cared. Mary MacKillop had very positive experiences of being mothered and had a very close relationship with Flora, her “own loved mother”. [1] We can look to their relationship to […]

Remembering Mary MacKillop’s mother Flora

On Sunday 8 May, many families throughout our country will be celebrating the wonder and joy of experiencing motherhood and being mothered. For others, Mother’s Day brings sadness and a sense of loss. In troubled places throughout the world mothers are separated from children, and children are living with the awful memory of losing their […]