Thank you for supporting First Nations ScholarshipsJanuary 15, 2021
Happy New Year from all of us here at Mary MacKillop Today! We hope you enjoyed a peaceful Christmas despite the many ways COVID-19 continues to turn our lives upside down. After a uniquely challenging 2020, may this year be filled with new hope and renewal.
- September 1, 2020
A very special person integral to the beginnings of ethica in Peru A much-loved member of the Mary MacKillop Today family, Sister Cathy Dean, has sadly passed away. She played a key role in the inception of our Fair Trade social enterprise in Peru, ethica. One of Sister Cathy’s close friends and another important person […]
Celebrating 10 years since the canonisation of Saint Mary MacKillopSeptember 1, 2020
This year is the 10-year anniversary of the canonisation of Saint Mary of the Cross, Australia’s first Saint. At Mary MacKillop Today, we are reflecting on the qualities and actions that set Mary apart, and how her legacy continues to be relevant today. Mary MacKillop was an ordinary woman with an extraordinary dream and a […]
Helping women affected by family violence in PeruSeptember 1, 2020
One of the greatest dangers of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the increased risk of family violence. Women, especially, are suffering abuse at the hands of family members in their home.
Why I decided to include Mary MacKillop Today in my WillSeptember 1, 2020
Now aged in her eighties, Leonie shared how she came to support Mary MacKillop Today many years ago by witnessing the wonderful work of her sister, Joan, who is a Sister of St Joseph.
Meet Hayden, First Nations Scholarship recipientSeptember 1, 2020
Growing up, Hayden loved reading and learning all that he could. The more he learnt, the more he began to see the injustices that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were facing. That’s when he decided on his dream of becoming a lawyer.
- January 28, 2020
Mary MacKillop Today’s Inclusive Communities is a vital program in Papua New Guinea aiming to increase access to inclusive health and education services while raising awareness of the rights of people with disability in remote village communities
Introducing our new CEO- Jane Woolford!January 10, 2020
Mary MacKillop Today has announced the appointment of Jane Woolford as our new CEO, commencing 28 January 2020. Jane joins Mary Mackillop Today with a wealth of experience gained in the international and Australian not-for-profit sectors
- September 3, 2019
Dear Friends and Supporter,
Firstly, thank you for your kindness and support throughout what was an exciting first financial year as Mary MacKillop Today! You make it possible to lift vulnerable communities out of poverty through empowering opportunities – and I am so grateful for that.