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Fit for a purpose

Inspired by Mary MacKillop’s motto to ‘never see a need without doing something about it’, two Adelaide women are making every step count to raise money for Indigenous students undertaking their tertiary studies.

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Following saint's example

Year 9 students at St Joseph’s School, Clare, have been contributing to a local community kitchen as they embrace the mantra of St Mary MacKillop to ‘never see a need without doing something about it’.

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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.


Museum volunteer inspired by saint

Pauline Grear has had a long association with the Sisters of St Joseph so when her friend told her the Mary MacKillop Museum at Kensington needed volunteers, she jumped at the chance to help.