On Saturday 8th August, Australia celebrated the anniversary of Blessed Mary Mackillop’s death. Mary is our First Australian Saint. She Co-founded Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart 1866.
8th August 1909
19th January 1995
Here is an article published by the Australian Catholic Leader titled Mary Mackillop – True Australian Hero, that you may like to read.
More details of her story is available at the Sisters of St Joseph web site.
Some of Mary’s quotes –
Try always to be generous with God – 1882
Be calm and full of hope – 1881
There where you are you will find God – 1871
God gives me strength for what is necessary – 1907
God’s love is too deep for words to express – 1870
Many things that seemed unaccountable worries have proved indeed to be hidden blessings – 1870