Mary was born in Fitzroy, Melbourne on the 15th of January and on the 28th she was baptised.
Mary, Lexie and Fr Julian made a Catholic school called St Joseph's School (The Stable School) which opened on the 19th of March. And Mary opened the first convent-cottage in Adelaide and took religious vows.
On the 22nd of September, 1871 Mary was excommunicated and then on the 23rd of February, 1872, Bishop Sheil removed Mary's excommunication.
On the 19th of March, Mary is elected Mother Superior and free, compulsory education becomes law in South Australia.
On the 11th of November, Cardinal Moran told Mary to step down as Mother General and Mother Bernard is appointed Superior General.
Mary died on the 8th of August in North Sydney.
Pope John Paul II declares Mary a saint in Australia and she is named 'Blessed Mary MacKillop'.
Pope Benedict XVI declares Mary a saint in the Universal Church at a Canonization ceremony in Rome on the 17th of October and she is called 'St Mary of the Cross MacKillop' and is Australia's first saint.