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Mary MacKillop Mary MacKillop i(A61517 works by) (a.k.a. Mary Helen MacKillop; St Mary of the Cross; Maria Ellen MacKillop)
Born: Established: 15 Jan 1842 Fitzroy, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria, ; Died: Ceased: 8 Aug 1909 North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Female
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Mary MacKillop, an Australian Roman Catholic nun, was the founder of the Order of the Sisters of St Joseph. MacKillop was beatified by Pope John Paul II on 19 January 1995 and canonised by Pope Benedict XVI on 17 October 2010. Following her canonisation, MacKillop was officially known as St Mary of the Cross.

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  • Mary MacKillop was chosen as one of 150 great South Australians by a panel of Advertiser senior writers to celebrate the 150th anniversay of the Advertiser newspaper, 12 April 2008.
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