Tag: Feast Day
What Saint Mary MacKillop's legacy looks like todayAugust 1, 2022
In celebration of Mary’s Feast Day on 8th August, our CEO Jane Woolford reflects on her recent travels to see Mary’s legacy alive today.
2021 Saint Mary MacKillop Feast DayAugust 8, 2021
We invite you to watch a short video from our CEO, Jane Woolford. Jane talks about what Mary MacKillop means to her. “Mary always had hope, perseverance and faith in God … Mary made a difference in the lives of many children, women and families who are struggling.” We wish you all a very Happy […]
Aussie schools raise funds for Mobile Kindy in FijiSeptember 1, 2020
We asked schools all over Australia to hold fundraising activities during the month of August in celebration of Mary MacKillop’s Feast Day. We were thrilled to see so many school communities sign up to raise funds for the Mobile Kindy program in Fiji!
Saint Mary MacKillop's Feast Day 2018August 8, 2018
This Feast Day, we’re celebrating the vision of Australia’s first Saint and of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, being realised.
- August 8, 2018
I believe at the heart of it, that is what Mary MacKillop was trying to achieve… for children to be free, to express themselves, to grow, to learn, to be inspired. To live life fully with a sense of optimism and nurturing.
What Mary MacKillop did for others, we still must doAugust 8, 2017
On 8 August every year, we celebrate Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop’s Feast Day This Feast Day, we’re celebrating 20 years since the launch of Mary MacKillop Foundation and reflecting on the qualities and actions that set Mary apart. She was truly a woman well before her time, with courage that inspires our work […]
St Joseph - Patient, humble and hidden.March 18, 2017
Celebrate the life of St. Joseph this feast day with the following reflection and prayer put together by the Sisters of St. Joseph.
Changing Lives through friendship and faithOctober 18, 2016
Education remains a key challenge for Timor-Leste’s future development. In a country where nearly 50% of the population cannot read or write, the need to provide quality education is urgent.