Mary MacKillop Sophie

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Mary MacKillop was born

1842

Mary is Baptised in St Francis Church February 28

1842

Mary makes her First Communion

1851

Began work as a clerk in Melbourne

1856

starts work as a governess for her aunts 10 children

1860

Mary moves to Penola with her sister

1860

Opened a free public school for the poor

1866

Mary became the first member of the sisters of St Joseph

1866

Mary moves to Adelaide to open a woman refuge and orphanage

1867

By 1871, 130 sisters were working in more than 40 schools across S.A and Q.L.D

1871

Mary MacKillop dies

1909

Sydney, NSW