Victorian Pilgrimage

The Mary MacKillop Trail – A pilgrimage to Hamilton, Portland and Penola beginning in Melbourne

Walk in the footsteps of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop, visit the places where she lived and worked. Share the story of her family, their lives and deaths. Visit where Mary MacKillop began her work as a Sister of St Joseph in 1866. Touch base with the work of the Sisters of Saint Joseph.

Select a journey of discovery for Hamilton, Portland and Penola and the main attractions in each of these towns.

Select here for the brochure version of the journey.

When in Portland, take a self-guided tour of the historic sites that formed part of the streetscape of the time when Mary MacKillop lived and worked in Portland.