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 View
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. View
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. View
Beatification and Canonisation What does the Church look at in declaring a saint? View
Prayer for Children The Prayers for Children resource was created by Sr Lyn Sparling. View
Childrens Prayers 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 McLoughlin's book - St Mary MacKillop - Beneath a Cross of Stars. The drawings are by children from MacKillop schools across Australia and New Zealand. View
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 View
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) View
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) View