Mary MacKillop was the first Australian to be canonised as a saint - St Mary of the Cross MacKillop. She was canonised on 17 October, 2010 - just over 100 years after her death on 8 August 1909. Since then the day of her death has become her feast day and each year there are celebrations.
I’m member of the Diocese of Maitland’s Human Resources team and when I first started in HR, I experienced performance anxiety when speaking in public or doing training workshops – this is because I am a natural introvert.
The Diocesan Ecumenical and Interfaith Council welcomed over 60 people to the Interfaith Dialogue at St Mary’s Campus Maitland to discuss what Mary, the mother of Jesus, means to each faith.
The Christian Formation Course is a great way for individuals to explore their faith or prepare for ministry. The 2018 course is underway, made up of eight units introducing participants to our Catholic tradition.