CANONISATION DATE OF BLESSED MARY OF THE CROSS MACKILLOP ANNOUNCED
Technical problems with Google indexing have made it desirable to re-post all of our material. I hope you will find interest in reflecting with me, on the history of the Church over the centuries and during the life of the Blog which began on 14th December 2009. This post first appeared on 19th February 2010
Following the Public Consistory held in the Apostolic Palace, the Holy See has announced that Blessed Mary of the Cross MacKillop will be formally Canonised along with five other Beati, at a ceremony to be held on Sunday 17th October 2010.
The very first Australian Saint - praise God for the gift of her life and her work and fidelity in the Church in this Great South Land of the Holy Spirit. Let us pray that her Sisters of Saint Joseph may begin the work of conforming their present lives in every way to the letter and the spirit of their saintly Foundress.