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Mary MacKillop Place continues to carry on the dreams of Mary MacKillop through the work of the Sisters of St Joseph today.

The Sisters have devoted their lives to helping people in need, with a special focus on educating children. It is through education that we can help to encourage young people today to dream, journey, inspire and hope for the future. The following resources will assist educators and students when studying this truly remarkable Australian!

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One of us is a Saint Education | Adult 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 Education | Adult 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 Education | Adult 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 Mary's Pilgrim Energy - the Torch Bearer Education | Adult Mary MacKillop was called to pick up a flaming torch and carry it into an uncharted arena of life...She was a pathfinder, pacesetter, pioneer and trailblazer. Written by Genevieve Ryan rsj Extract from ‘Mary MacKillop: the Fire Burning in Her Heart’, in ‘Mary MacKillop Inspiration for Today’— edited Pauline Wicks rsj—pp171-184 View Mary MacKillop's Story Education | Junior Primary Mary MacKillop was born on 15 January 1842 in Melbourne, Victoria. Her parents were born in Scotland and came to live in Australia. She had three sisters and four brothers.... View Josephite Emblem Education | Junior Primary View and print a large version of the Josephite Emblem. View Josephite Emblem Description Education | Junior Primary The Emblem reminds the Sisters of St Joseph of the importance of Jesus, Mary, Joseph and John the Baptist in their lives. View Word Find Education | Junior Primary Open and print our fun Mary MacKillop Word Find Game! View Cloze 1 Education | Junior Primary Open and print this PDF and fill in the missing words! View Cloze 2 Education | Junior Primary Open and print this PDF and fill in the spaces in the sentences! View
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