Tetun storybooks bridging the gap for Timorese childrenMarch 1, 2022
Our Tetun Literacy and Teacher Training Project in Timor-Leste is improving educational outcomes for children in remote and rural areas and revitalising the native Tetun language.
- 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 […]
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!
Keeping Mary MacKillop's spirit aliveMay 27, 2020
I have recently been appointed as the Chairperson of Mary MacKillop today and am keen to try and emulate the remarkable work undertaken by our former Chair…
Keeping kids healthy in Timor during COVID-19May 1, 2020
Many teachers and community leaders in Timor-Leste are currently not equipped to educate children and their families on basic health and hygiene practices…
COVID-19: Maintaining the legacy of Mary MacKillopMarch 20, 2020
We here at Mary MacKillop Today are continuing our important work. I’d like to share with you what we are doing in response to COVID-19 to continue to serve those most in need;
- January 28, 2020
As the new CEO of Mary MacKillop Today, I aspire to work diligently, with pride and enthusiasm, alongside our dedicated staff, in serving our vital mission in a way that emulates and honours the legacy and spirit of Saint Mary MacKillop…
You’ve made Julio a happy dad!January 28, 2020
Mary MacKillop Today relies on your support to make a difference in the lives of parents in Timor-Leste, where many are not able to be involved in their children’s education.
- September 3, 2019
As a ten year old boy Benjamin asked his mum to make jam to support his immense love of all things fruity and sweet. He also wanted to support children in Timor-Leste who don’t enjoy the same educational opportunities that he and his brothers have here in Australia