Mary MacKillop’s Story (Junior Secondary) Throughout her life Mary MacKillop had to struggle against poverty, prejudice, and the hostility of powerful and petty people. She was truly an Aussie Battler.
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.
Beatification and Canonisation What does the Church look at in declaring a saint?
Reflection of the Australian Values highlighted by Pope John Paul II at the Beatification of Mary MacKillop Mass to celebrate the feast of Mary MacKillop and the Tenth Anniversary of the Beatification St Mary’s Cathedral Sydney, 07.08.05 Homily: Sr Judith Sippel.
Parish Bulletin Resources: Mary MacKillop – An Australian Like us Introducing us to the spirit of Mary MacKillop: The aim of this series of Notes for Parish Bulletins, prepared by Marie White rsj, is to introduce parishioners to the life and spirit of Blessed Mary MacKillop in 30 short paragraphs.
Stained Glass Window – reflect with Mary Read and ponder Sister Therese Quinn's reflections on the stained glass window she created at the Holy Redeemer Church, Murray Bridge South Australia.