Major Events in Mary Mackillop's Life

Events

Mary Mackillop is born in Victoria, Australia.

15 January 1842

Mary Mackillop is born in Victoria, Australia.

Mary Mackillop starts the Josephite sisters (Congregation of Sisters of St. Joseph).

19 March 1866

Mary Mackillop and Father Julian Tension Woods founder the first St. Josephs school.

19 March 1866

Mary Mackillop is excommunicated.

22 October 1871

Mary Mackillop's excommunication is revoked.

23 February 1872

Mary Mackillop is elected Superior General of the Constitute of St. Joseph.

1875

More than 300 sisters from the Congregation of Sisters are working in nine dioceses in Australia and New Zealand.

1891

Mary Mackillop dies in Alma Cottage, North Sydney.

8 August 1909