Applications for the Mary MacKillop Today Community Grants Program 2024 are now open until 5pm on Friday 22 September 2023 (AEST). Eligible organisations may apply for grants of up to $10,000 AUD to deliver small, life-changing projects that promote life-long learning for Australians at the margins. We believe that through participating in these projects, individuals […]
There’s still time to donate to the Stadium Stomp taking place on 20 August. The SOSJ Stompers are in final preparation mode – with team leader Bernadette leading the way.
Inspired by Mary MacKillop’s motto to ‘never see a need without doing something about it’, a team from the Sisters of Saint Joseph in North Sydney is making every step count to raise money for First Nations students undertaking their tertiary studies. It’s part of a larger Congregational fundraising campaign to support the work of […]
Jane Woolford, CEO of Mary MacKillop Today, invites the Josephite family to celebrate Saint Mary MacKillop’s Feast Day on 8 August as a united community who believe in being fierce in the face of adversity and fair where there is injustice.
Volunteers make an amazing contribution to organisations and communities around the world. Mary MacKillop Today is incredibly lucky to have a community of dedicated and passionate people who volunteer to support its work as a not-for-profit ministry of the Sisters of Saint Joseph. One inspiring group of volunteers for Mary MacKillop Today are helping to change […]
Bec and Sam, from the Sisters of Saint Joseph offices in Adelaide, raised over $6,000 recently for the Mary MacKillop Today First Nations Scholarship Program. “Our journey began in March, as part of a staff Socially Minded Engagement initiative,” says Bec. “Sam and I decided to take part in Stadium Stomp, a 6,000-step challenge at […]
I’m a teacher, let’s start today! Saint Mary MacKillop CEO of Mary MacKillop Today, Jane Woolford, talks about the power of scholarships. I spent many years as a teacher where I witnessed the transformative power of education on a child’s life. That’s why I joined Mary MacKillop Today — because, like Mary MacKillop and the […]
Each month, Pope Francis asks for our prayers for a specific intention. For the month of December, the prayer intention is for volunteers and not-for-profit organisations: We pray that volunteer non-profit organisations committed to human development find people dedicated to the common good and ceaselessly seek out new paths to international cooperation. Volunteers make an […]
You’re invited to a trip around the world with Mary MacKillop Today on Thursday, 3 November 2022 at 4:30pm AEDT! Inspired by Australia’s first saint, Mary MacKillop, Mary MacKillop Today are working to transform lives with dignity through self-determination.
Dignity for all – The commitments we make together for social justice, peace, and the planet We mark the 30th anniversary of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty this year on 17 October. The umbrella theme for this year is Dignity for all in practice. The 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights enshrined […]
Applications for the Mary MacKillop Today’s Community Grants Program 2023 are currently open and will close at 5pm on Friday 23 September 2022 (AEST). Eligible organisations may apply for grants of up to AU$10,000 to deliver small, life-changing projects that promote life-long learning for Australians affected by vulnerability.
Women artisan groups in Peru. Each month, Pope Francis asks for our prayers for a specific intention. For the month of August, the prayer intention is for small businesses. The Pope’s monthly prayer intentions are a call for all of us to transform our prayers into actions; with compassion for the world, to build a […]