Mary MacKillop

Woman of God

Key themes

  • Mary believed that God loves all of creation very much.
  • Mary learned to trust in God through her mother, Flora MacKillop.
  • Qualities that Mary needed as she faced various life challenges such as courage
  • and strength. She always spoke the truth; was inclusive of all and could see God
  • present in all the events of life, even in the little day to day events.
  • In a letter dated 14th June 1874 Mary wrote, “Today God has been so good to me.”
  • We too can pray this prayer of praise and gratitude daily.