Let us help one another, and bear with one another
And ever strive to become what we should be,
And what with Godís help we can become.
Mary of the Cross - MacKillop
(Letter to the Sisters 23 March 1878)
Mary MacKillop, co-founder of the Sisters of St Joseph in Australia, was born in Melbourne on 15 January 1842 and died in Sydney on 8th August 1909. She was beatified in Sydney on 19th January 1995.
There are many places of pilgrimage and many resources which provide information about the life and spirituality of Mary MacKillop co-founder of the Sisters of St Joseph and the first Australian saint. Explore some of these on line opportunities:
Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart