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Café success continues

For the second year in a row, High Street Cafe located adjacent to the Mary MacKillop Precinct at Kensington has won the Cafe Dining category at the 2023 Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence for South Australia.

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Newcomer no stranger to Josephite spirit

The new manager of the Mary MacKillop Precinct at Kensington, Amanda Taverna, has big shoes to fill but her firsthand experience of the Josephite charism and the canonisation of Australia’s first saint is sure to hold her in good stead.

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High praise for Kensington café

A café inspired by a couple’s devotion to St Mary of the Cross MacKillop has overcome the challenges of opening at the start of the COVID crisis and taken out a major prize at the recent SA Restaurant and Catering Awards for Excellence.


Faith a driving force for Josephite

Sr Joan Mangan has seen plenty of changes in her 75 years as a Sister of St Joseph. Ahead of her jubilee celebration in March, the diminutive but sprightly 95 year old reflected on her early days in the convent.


New café in good hands

Mick Beech is certain that his wife Tammy-Lee is looking down on him as he embarks on a new business venture running the High Street Café at Mary MacKillop Precinct, Kensington.