• Dear Friends and Supporters

    September 1, 2020

    A message from our CEO to share an update about the impact of COVID-19 on our communities, and why we are focusing on our guiding principle, Women at the Heart, right now. It has certainly been an eventful year so far and I know many of you have been heavily impacted by the disruptions of […]

  • Remembering Sister Cathy

    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 Fiji

    September 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 alive

    May 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…

  • Dear friends and supporters

    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.

  • Meet Ben...

    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

  • Clara's Story

    February 5, 2019

    Clara is a dedicated teacher in Fatuberliu, Timor-Leste. Married and with a young son her goal is to teach and guide her students as if they were her own child. Clara recently completed Mary MacKillop Today’s Health Literacy training