Mary MacKillop

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Mary MacKillop (born 15 January 1842, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, died 18 August 1909, Sydney, Australia) was the first saint and nun in Australian history. [source?] She was a member of the Religious Sisters of Joseph. She is properly known in the Catholic Church as Saint Mary of the Cross Mary MacKillop. Her mother, Flora Mackillop, had eight children, the eldest was Mary. To this day, she is the first Australian Saint..