Category: AJASS

AJASS Student Pilgrimage to Tasmania

“On Wednesday the 22nd of March, 5 year 10s students and I ventured on a pilgrimage to follow in the footsteps of Father Julian Tension Woods. Never did we realize the profound experience that we could obtain by journey through Van Diemen’s land. The breathtaking scenery, the rich history and the opportunity for prayer and… Read more »

150th Celebrations of the Sisters of Saint Joseph

On March 17th three MacKillop Community members commenced a pilgrimage to Penola, South Australia to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the establishment of the Sisters of Saint Joseph by Saint Mary MacKillop and Fr Woods. Seventeen others from other AJASS schools joined the MacKillop pilgrims on their four day trip. Celebrations culminated with a Eucharist… Read more »

Year of Consecrated Life

Pope Francis announced that 2015 will be a year dedicated to the promotion of consecrated life, and is asking the church’s religious sisters, brothers and priests to “wake up the world” with their testimony of faith, holiness and hope. MacKillop College would like to give thanks for the contributions of all the Sisters of St…. Read more »

Blessing of the Bell

Tuesday 6 September 2015 marked a significant milestone in the development of our Chapel of St. Mary of the Cross. After months of planning and preparation the Chapel bell arrived, was blessed and installed. The bell has been gifted to us by the Parish of St. Andrews. Before the bell was hung it was blessed… Read more »

MacKillop Students meet Mr Tony Abbot, PM

With only 29 people in our Countries history being elected to the position of Prime Minister, the chance to meet with one was a great honour  and a once in a life time opportunity for College Captains, Amelia Zulian and Sean Cross. In marking the 5th Anniversary of the Canonisation of St Mary of The Cross… Read more »

AJASS Student Pilgrimage

Two Year 10 students, Kiandra Sarpi and I (Cameron Terrill) were selected through an application process to participate in the Association of Josephite Affiliated Secondary Schools (AJASS) student pilgrimage to Adelaide, which was held last week from Wednesday 2nd May through to Saturday 5th May. The pilgrimage began in Melbourne and on our journey to… Read more »

Celebration for our Sisters on St Joseph’s Feast Day

Sisters Geraldine and Carmel sit down to their annual celebration on St Joseph’s feast day, March 19. Mr Steve Varga and Mr Pascal Roulant have organised a special lunch for our Sisters over many years. We pray that St Mary of the Cross and St Joseph are with our Sisters as they continue on their… Read more »

AJASS Student Pilgrimage – More Pics!

Here are some more photos of the group who recently completed the student pilgrimage following in the footsteps of St Mary  of the Cross MacKillop. The students came from other Josephite schools like ours from Victoria as well as Tasmania and New Zealand.  Can you spot our MacKillop representatives?