MacKillop, Mary Helen (1842-1909)

Also known as
Mary of the Cross, Mother (1842-1909)
Mother Mary of the Cross (1842-1909)
Saint Mary of the Cross (1842-1909)
St Mary of the Cross (1842-1909)
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Religious Sister; Catholic religious sister
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Mary Helen MacKillop (1842-1909), known in life as Mother Mary of the Cross, was born on 15 January 1842 in Fitzroy, Melbourne, the eldest of eight children of Alexander McKillop and his wife Flora,...

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Mary Mackillop was appointed head of the Penola Catholic School in 1866. In March of that year she was formally committed into the Institute of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. In 1871, almost half the members of the Institute were dismissed by Bishop Sheil, and Mackillop was excommunicated for alleged insubordination. The excommunication was lifted as early as February 1872, when she was reinstated as superior of the Institute. She was elected superior general under the new Roman Constitutions in 1875. Mackillop founded a teacher training centre for the Institute in Sydney in 1888, enabling it to become a leader in Catholic education.

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Australian Women's Register

  1. MacKillop, Mary Helen
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia
    Smart, Judith and Swain, Shurlee (eds)
    [2014]
    Published: Australian Women's Archives Project
  3. Mary MacKillop's Sisters: A Life Unveiled
    Henderson, Anne
    [Sydney]
    Published: Angus & Robertson
  4. Mary and Flora: Correspondence between Mary MacKillop and her mother, Flora McDonald MacKillop
    MacKillop, Mary
    [North Sydney]
    Published: Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart
  5. Mary MacKillop: An Extraordinary Australian, The Authorised Biography
    Gardiner, Paul
    [Newtown, NSW]
    Published: E.J. Dwyer/David Ell Press
  6. Mary MacKillop: A Woman Before Her Time
    Modystack, William
    [Adelaide]
    Published: Rigby
  7. 200 Australian Women: A Redress Anthology
    Radi, Heather
    [Sydney]
    Published: Women's Redress Press
  8. MacKillop, Mary Helen (1842-1919)
    Thorpe, Osmund
    [2006]
    Published: Australian National University
    Series: IspartOf Australian Dictionary of Biography Online

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  1. They sowed we reap
    Callaghan, Leo
    [ Book : 1983 ]
    At RAHS Library
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  1. Website: Using Lives: Essays in Australian Biography and History
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  1. Mary's Australia : how Mary MacKillop changed Australia / Pamela Freeman
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  1. [Mary Mackillop : ephemera material collected by the National Library of Australia]
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