Mary MacKillop
Mary MacKillop

Mary MacKillop

Saints are not saints because they have achieved self-mastery or psychological wholeness. It is not even avoidance of sin that makes a saint so.

down-under saint

down-under saint

Today we celebrate the feast of our first "down-under" saint, Saint Mary of the Cross, better known to us in New Zealand and Australia as Mary MacKillop. Saint Mary of...

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moving ahead

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the seekers

the seekers

If the Magi had settled for seeking creature comforts, they would never have encountered the Lord.

truth seeking

truth seeking

A faith that is deeply rooted in friendship with Christ is adult and mature. It is this friendship that opens us up to all that is good

a conversation

a conversation

a podcast conversation between Siân Owen RSJ, Merv Duffy SM & John O’Connor

the blessing

the blessing

Nothing can take this peace from believers. Indeed, sufferings do not undermine but build up our hope,