A Novena Honouring Mary MacKillop
We thank you for taking part in our online novena.
Thank you for taking part in our online Novena: Honouring Mary MacKillop
Day Eight portrait image: artist Jan Williamson
Foundations and Establishment
Background to the Foundation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph & the Establishment of the Woods/MacKillop System of Catholic Education - Sr Marie Therese Foale rsj
Josephite Emblem (Junior Secondary)
The distinctive badge worn by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of the Sacred Heart (the Josephite Emblem) has its origin in tradition, and is symbolic of the devotions that were special to Mary MacKillop and Julian Tenison Woods.
The Australian People’s Saint
Any answer to this question has to take into account three aspects of Mary’s personhood so integrated that we can only speak of them in the same breath – Mary MacKillop was an Australian Catholic woman.
Aboriginal Reconciliation (Letter of Apology)
We, the Sisters of St. Joseph, founded to respond to the spiritual and material needs of Australia’s disadvantaged people, express our deepest sorrow that we fail to recognize and address many of the injustices caused by your dispossession of land and culture.
Mary MacKillop and Pain
A reflection on the gospel passage about the Woman Bent Over – Luke 13:1017, as given in Adelaide (1.3.97) by Sr Marie Foale.