Who we are - Mary MacKillop Today

Who we are

Mary MacKillop Today is an international development organisation working in Australia and overseas. We build partnerships that create opportunities for self determination through education and the teaching of practical life skills to women, men and children.

Our Story

For over  150 years members of the SOSJ have been committed to demonstrating the love of God in real and practical ways.

Our Project Principles

The core project principles of Mary MacKillop Today are grounded in Catholic Social Teaching and the work of Mary MacKillop.

Our People

The achievement of our mission is dependent on the contribution of many people, including our partners, supporters, Board of Directors and of course — our staff.

Mary MacKillop’s Story

Mary was born in Victoria to Scottish immigrants. At the age of 24 she dedicated her life to God and took on the name “Mary of the Cross”.

Publications and Policies

Learn more about us by reading our publications including Mary MacKillop Today’s Policies, Constitution, Annual Reports, Full Financial Statements and Newsletters.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here you can find the answers to some FAQs about who Mary MacKillop Today is, what we do, and our approach to aid and development.