A Novena Honouring Mary MacKillop
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Thank you for taking part in our online Novena: Honouring Mary MacKillop
Day Eight portrait image: artist Jan Williamson
15 new Prayers for Children written by Sisters of Saint Joseph. The graphics accompanying these prayers are taken, with permission from Andrew Chinn and Jill McLaughlin's book - St Mary MacKillop - Beneath a Cross of Stars. The drawings are by children from MacKillop schools across Australia and New Zealand.
Mary MacKillop – Large Banner
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One of us is a Saint
By the time of her death on August 8th, 1909, Mary MacKillop was venerated by the general public as a woman of great vision, of heroic character and outstanding holiness. Written by Mary Cresp rsj— Extracts from ‘A Saint for Australia’ in ‘Mary MacKillop Inspiration for Today’— edited Pauline Wicks rsj—pp 26-36
Eucharist at the Heart of Mary’s Life
Mary MacKillop lived in the second half of the nineteenth century, when devotion to the Blessed Sacrament was the hallmark of the faithful Catholic. Written by Carmel Pilcher rsj Extracts from ‘Eucharist at the Heart of Mary’s Life’ in ‘Mary MacKillop Inspiration for Today’— edited Pauline Wicks rsj—pp135-148 (2005 edition) or pp 147-160 (2007 edition)
Mary MacKillop on Pilgrimage
Mary MacKillop is both a guide and mentor on our life pilgrimage, because she knew the joy and sorrow common to all humanity. Written by Colleen O'Sullivan rsj Extracts from ‘Mary MacKillop: On Pilgrimage’ in ‘Mary MacKillop Inspiration for Today’— edited Pauline Wicks rsj—pp160-172 (2005 edition) or pp 121-134 (2007 edition)