St. Mary MacKillop Print

Saint Mary MacKillop
Sister Mary of the Cross
1842-1909
Feast Day: August 8
Patronage: Australia, Brisbane, Knights of the South
 This fine art portrait, printed on acid-free, 80 lb. cardstock, with archival inks, is ready to frame. The watermark will not appear on your print. 

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Saint Mary MacKillop is the first saint to be canonized in Australia. Mary and her 9 siblings were homeschooled by their Scottish father. At 14, she worked to provide for her family and soon met Fr. Julian Woods who encouraged her to help educate the poor. In 1867, she became a nun and founded with Fr. Woods, the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart (the Josephites) whose charism is teaching, charity, total poverty and trusting in Divine Providence. Throughout the years, she had many challenges with priests and Bishops but always prayed for God’s will to be done. Miracles continue to occur through her intercession.