Oct 082008
 

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.

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  79 Responses to “Blessed Mary MacKillop – Quotes”

  1. Mary is sooo inspirational…we should strive to follow her example…God Bless!! I believe we need to stop abortion ( never see a need without doing something about it!

  2. Her quotes are a thing to remember
    about her 🙂 🙂

  3. i love u mary mackillop . u always make me look up to u:)

  4. mary mackillops quotes are lovely and i follow them every second of the day i am doing an assessment at school about mary mackillop and i need to answer the question explain how mary mackillop strive to live out the motto never see a need without doing something about it in her life can anybody here help me

    • mary mackillops quotes are lovely and i follow them every second of the day i am doing an assessment at school about mary mackillop and i need to answer the question explain how mary mackillop strive to live out the motto never see a need without doing something about it in her life can anybody here help me

  5. Truly inspiring words from a wonderful and inspiring woman. She encourages me to make a difference in the world. Thank you for the quotes! They are amazing! =D

  6. we are so lucky that mary mackillop is our australian saint and what she had done for us in the past

  7. mary is cool

  8. all her quotes are inspirational.

  9. i love this
    it is remember

  10. awesome

  11. I love our aussie saint

  12. she is awesome

    never see a need without doing anything about it

  13. mary mckillop is such a leader everyone should be more like her!!!!!!!!

  14. I absolutely adore Mary she is such and inspiration!!!
    xx Mia (lead us on Mary leeeeeaaadd us to make a difference)

  15. Mary is cool. But what would she do if she was in my situation? i won’t say what it is but it’s a very hard situation

  16. Mary we love you please pray for while your in heaven

  17. St. Mary mackillope, such a good inspirations. Eah time I look @ her blessed photo, or I read any of her quotes, I feel so close to God, and I get tears in my eyes. St Mary Mackillope, Pray for us

  18. I love Mary, I pray to her each day, for guidance, and hold her Cross at night when going to sleep.

    Thank you for Looking after me Mary

  19. I savor, result in I discovered exactly what I was taking a look for.
    You have ended my four day long hunt! God Bless you man. Have
    a great day. Bye

  20. This helped me a lot with my assessment and my school work and how i worked out my life thank you a lot.

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