St Mary MacKillop also called St Mary of the Cross was canonized October 17, 2010 and her feast day is August 8. She was a religious figure, educator, and social reformer. Saint Mary of the Cross was the first to be one of Australia’s recognised saints.
More background information
Mary MacKillop’s prayers HERE
Year of St Joseph HERE
Choice of Resources HERE
New Zealand Mary MacKillop Hospitality and Spirituality Centres HERE
image from Mary MacKillop College Warnervale NSW, Australia.
‘Never see a need without doing something about it.'
Readings for 19th Sunday Ordinary time
1 Kings 19:4-8
Ephesians 4:30 – 5:2