Kairos: Volume 22, Issue 2
by Denes Millitz
Kairos: Volume 21, Issue 22
Given the immense love that Mary MacKillop demonstrated towards all people and especially youth, it was appropriate that a party of 110 people representing the Victorian Catholic educational community made the pilgrimage to attend the canonisation of Australia’s first saint in Rome on 17 October.
Friday 19 November 2010
By Jack Rendle
Kairos: Volume 21, Issue 21
Kairos: Volume 21, Issue 20
School groups were among the many participating in the parade and festival at the Royal Exhibition Building to celebrate Mary MacKillop’s canonisation. Several schools also performed in music, dance and drama items throughout the afternoon. Students from Genazzano FCJ College share their experiences.
By Father Binh Le
Mary MacKillop was born to Alexander MacKillop and Flora McDonald on 15 January 1842 in Fitzroy. Mary, the eldest of eight children, was educated by her father, who had studied for the priesthood in Rome but was unable to complete his studies due to ill health.
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Where are you from?
Nazareth House, Camberwell.
Why did you come today?
By Ann Rennie
Tuesday 19 October 2010
Australia has its first declared Saint - with the Canonisation of Mary MacKillop in St Peter’s Square. St Mary of the Cross MacKillop now takes her place among the Saints of the Universal Church, with five other new Saints, also Canonised on Sunday. About 8000 pilgrims and thousands more without tickets from Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, Ireland, East Timor and Peru were at the Mass to witness the historic event.
Monday 18 October 2010
In the final hour before Mary Mackillop's Canonisation, Bishop Tim Costelloe led a poignant prayer service for 3000 people inside the Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton.
The afternoon sun shone on the thousands of Melburnians who came to the the Royal Exhibition Buildings to celebrate Mary MacKillop's canonisation on 17 October. Musicians, performers, students and dancers entertained the crowds in the grounds and interior of the landmark building in the city of her birth.
Monday 18 October 2010On Sunday 17 October 2010, a Mass was held at St Patrick’s Cathedral to celebrate the canonisation of Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop. Bishop Peter Elliott, Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne , was the celebrant and homilist. His homily is here reproduced in full.
Thousands of Melburnians yesterday celebrated Mary Mackillop’s canonisation with a full day of activities in and around the site of her birth in Fitzroy.
Friday 15 October 2010
On Thursday 15 October, 67 Catholic school students departed from Melbourne for Mary Mackillop's Canonisation in Rome.
Kairos: Volume 21, Issue 19
Sixty seven Catholic school students are travelling to Rome for Mary MacKillop’s canonisation on 17 October. Here, Adele Hirst reflects on the pilgrimage.