Mary Mackillop
Updated: 3/23/2020
Mary Mackillop

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  • Hello, my name is Mary Hellen Mackillop. I was born on the 15th of January and I have 4 brothers and 3 sisters. I am the eldest out of 8 and their names are Margaret, Annie, Peter, John, Donald, Alick and Alexandrina. My mum and dad names are Alexander and Flora Mackillop.
  • Mary Hellen Mackillop became the first-ever saint and the first nun in Australia on the 17th of October 1867.
  • Mary Hellen Mackillop educated the poor and the people that didn't go to school. She taught them in a stable.
  • Mary Hellen Mackillop became a governess/nanny. She looked after many children and eduacated them throughout her life.
  • Mary Hellen Mackillop made her own school called Mary Mackillop and it was the first-ever catholic school in Australia.
  • Mary Hellen Mackillop was known as Mary of the cross.