Gallery 1 – “Beginnings”

Named “Beginnings”, this Gallery opens with Mary MacKillop’s well-known phrase “Never see a need without doing something about it.” 1867.

In this Gallery you will learn about the MacKillop family, Fr Julian Tenison Woods, Fr Donald MacKillop and the growth of the Sisters of Saint Joseph in South Australia. You will be able to view precious items that belonged to Mary MacKillop and Fr Julian Tenison Woods.

Your knowledge will be deepened and your experience enhanced by the use of Interactive Media – touchscreen displays.

To support you in preparing for your visit we offer Teacher Notes as background to this Gallery. We also offer Student Activities which can be used prior to and after your visit.