Mary MacKillop: Australia's First Saint

Mary MacKillop: Australia's First Saint

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by Jeannie Meekins
     
 

Mary MacKillop devoted her life to educating poor children. With the help of Father Julian Woods, she established her own religious Order, the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart.
She set up over 100 schools, educated 12,000 children, and received approval from the Pope for her Order.
Mary constantly battled against the Church in her own country –… See more details below

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Mary MacKillop devoted her life to educating poor children. With the help of Father Julian Woods, she established her own religious Order, the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart.
She set up over 100 schools, educated 12,000 children, and received approval from the Pope for her Order.
Mary constantly battled against the Church in her own country – and was even ex-communicated.
But she kept her faith and devotion to God and she became Australia’s first saint.

Find out more about this woman who became a saint.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940149096466
Publisher:
LearningIsland.com
Publication date:
01/05/2014
Series:
15-Minute Books , #623
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
0 MB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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