It’s 10 years since Mary’s Canonisation

Join us in Celebration!

To mark the 10th anniversary, on 17 October, of her canonisation as Australia’s first Saint, the Sisters of Saint Joseph invite you to celebrate the wonderful life and inspirational legacy of Saint Mary of the Cross.

The theme for this celebration is “Take Fresh Courage” a line penned by Mary MacKillop on 21 May 1877.
Click here to access ways of celebrating this important event. There are: commemorative prayers, videos, resources e.g. posters, bookmarks, prayer cards etc.

Also: you’re invited to join in a global vigil to honour Mary at 8.00p.m. EST on Friday, 16 October. 

This special event will be an hour of deep peace, prayer and reflection on Mary’s courage. You can host your own celebration or participate online via the Sisters of Saint Joseph website. Together, we can all follow Mary’s lead and #TakeFreshCourage.  Click here for more details.