Blessed Mary MacKillop, known as Mother Mary of the Cross; born in melbourne in 1842; co-founder of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of the Sacred Heart with Father Julian.
“Remember we are but travellers here.” (1866)
“We must teach more by example than by word.” (1867)
“Do all you can with the means at your disposal and calmly leave the rest to God.” (1891)
“Courage, courage, trust in God who helps you in all things”
“We feel our crosses hard at times, but our courage should rise with them.” (1882)
“Let God’s Spirit guide you in your choice.” (1898)
Mary’s motto for life was –
“Never see a need without doing something about it”
Blessed Mary MacKillop (1842 -1909)
“God gives me strength for what is necessary”
Blessed Mary MacKillop, witness to the young and the distant – pray for us.