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  • A Saint who is One of Our Own A Saint who is One of Our Own - 19 Oct 2010
    The canonisation of Mary MacKillop is an occasion for Catholic rejoicing, the Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal George Pell told the congregation of more than 4000 pilgrims, Sisters of St Joseph and Australian dignitaries at the Thanksgiving Mass ...
  • Sisters of St Joseph say Thank You Sisters of St Joseph say Thank You - 18 Oct 2010
    The Sisters of St Joseph have issued a special thankyou to Australia and the world for the wonderful outpouring of love and enthusiastic support for the canonisation of their co-founder Mary MacKillop. ...
  • Cardinal Welcomes Canberra Delegation to Rome for Canonisation Cardinal Welcomes Canberra Delegation to Rome for Canonisation - 18 Oct 2010
    On the eve of the canonisation of Australia's first saint, the Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal George Pell said he was not surprised at Canberra sending an official delegation from both sides of Parliament for the historic event. ...
  • A Day of Celebration A Day of Celebration - 15 Oct 2010
    A record 8000 Australians of all ages and all walks of life, have converged on Rome for the canonisation of Mary MacKillop on Sunday 17 October. For those at home the day will also be one of great rejoicing as Australians across the country celebrate the canonisation of our first Saint and her legacy not only to education but in caring for the forgotten, the poor and the marginalised. ...
  • Mainstream Media Can't Get Enough of Mary MacKillop Mainstream Media Can't Get Enough of Mary MacKillop - 15 Oct 2010
    For Catholics and non Catholics alike, Mary MacKillop's canonisation is cause for celebration and over the past 10 days, her story, her legacy and her life have dominated the news across Australia. ...
  • Pope Receives Gifts from Sisters of St Joseph in Lead Up to Canonisation Pope Receives Gifts from Sisters of St Joseph in Lead Up to Canonisation - 14 Oct 2010
    Sister Anne Derwin, Congregational Leader of the Sisters of St Joseph and Sr Eileen Lenihan, Assistant Congregational Leader presented Pope Benedict XVI with two commemorative gifts of their founder, Mary MacKillop, at a Papal Audience in Rome's St Peter's Square yesterday. ...
  • Harbour Bridge Lights Up in Honour of Mary Harbour Bridge Lights Up in Honour of Mary - 8 Oct 2010
    Proving Mary MacKillop is indeed a Saint for all Australians, whether Catholic or non Catholic, the NSW Government will project interchanging images of the nation's first saint on to one of the huge pylons of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. ...
  • "Looking for Mary" Winners - 1 Oct 2010
    The winner of the "Looking for Mary" video competition was described as sensitive, creative and a beautiful depiction of Mary MacKillop's heroic example in the face of suffering. ...