St Mary MacKillop Novena

A Novena Honouring Mary MacKillop

We thank you for taking part in our online novena.

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Thank you for taking part in our online Novena: Honouring Mary MacKillop


Day Eight portrait image: artist Jan Williamson

‘Aussie Saint’ Behind the News 12/10/10 (ABC TV) Who is Mary MacKillop and what does it take to become a saint? View
General Resources Please enjoy complimentary resources produced to assist all of us in acclaiming the gifts of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop and Father Julian Tenison Woods as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Sisters of Saint Joseph in Penola, SA, on March 19th 1866. View
Mary MacKillop’s Story Mary MacKillop was born on 15 January 1842 in Melbourne, Victoria. Her parents were born in Scotland and came to live in Australia. She had three sisters and four brothers.... View
Josephite Emblem View and print a large version of the Josephite Emblem. View
Josephite Emblem Description The Emblem reminds the Sisters of Saint Joseph of the importance of Jesus, Mary, Joseph and John the Baptist in their lives. View
Word Find Open and print our fun Mary MacKillop Word Find Game! View
Cloze 1 Open and print this PDF and fill in the missing words! View
Cloze 2 Open and print this PDF and fill in the spaces in the sentences! View
A prayer celebration honouring Mary MacKillop During the week prior to the Canonisation, the students of MacKillop College, Bathurst, NSW prepared and celebrated the beautiful ritual below. View
Mary MacKillop Resources for Prayer & Liturgy – by Kathy Horan This resource is offered as one resource among many that may support classroom teachers in their inclusion of prayer and liturgy in their religious education programs. The focus of the resource is on how Mary MacKillop lived a life of deep personal faith in God, modeled on the example of Jesus, as seen and understood from the scriptures. Because Mary was a woman of deep faith, firmly grounded in the gospel values, and unshakeable in her faith in a loving and compassionate God, she has become for View