ST. MARY MACKILLOP was born on January 15, 1842 and died on August 8, 1909. She is also known as St. Mary of the Cross.... Her brother Donald became a Jesuit priest and her sister Alexandrina a nun. She was educated in private schools and became a teacher. She went to Penola, in 1866, with her sisters Annie and Lexie to open a Catholic school. Fr. Woods was made director of education and was the founder, along with MacKillop, of a school they opened in a stable.
St Mary MacKillop, Australia's first Saint. Born 1842, died 1909. Founder of Sisters of St Joseph She built schools throughout the colonies of Australia and alleviated suffering through her compassionate care. Mary MacKillop Bust for schools. Cold cast bronze, limited edition, H:83cm, W:60cm, D:52cm. Enquiries to Sculptor Judith Rolevink email@example.com