Category: Our Catholic Identity

St Mary of the Cross Feast Day

Our students, and students from surrounding areas, share their thoughts on St Mary of the Cross MacKillop.  

Tuesday Eucharist

Each Tuesday lunchtime one of our hard working Chaplains takes time out of their busy schedule to come and say Mass at the College for staff and students. Generally the Mass is well attended with up to 70 people being present. Having an opportunity to celebrate Eucharist each week on our College grounds in a… Read more »

Chaplain Profile #3

This the third and final in our series about our wonderful College chaplains. Our third College Chaplain is Fr Darien Sticklen. The following is a profile on Fr Darien and his journey to the Werribee Parish Ordained on 25th June 2016 at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Fr Darien commenced studies for the priesthood as a mature… Read more »

College Chaplain Profile

At MacKillop College we are in the lucky position of having three College Chaplains who work with us at the College. These gentlemen guide and support us in our mission as a Catholic community. Each week for the next three weeks we will highlight each one of College Chaplains by sharing a brief biography.  This… Read more »

Sr Giovanni Farquer – The Dynamics of Interfaith Dialogue in a Changing World

Sr Giovanni Farquer, founding Principal of MacKillop College, now works as the Executive Director of the Commission for Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations.  This important organization, which is made up of lay, religious and ordained members, is to encourage initiatives which build bridges of understanding and co-operation between the Christian churches and also between Christians and… Read more »

College Chaplains

At MacKillop College we are in the lucky position of having three College Chaplains who work with us at the College. These gentlemen guide and support us in our mission as a Catholic community. Each week for the next three weeks we will highlight each one of College Chaplains by sharing a brief biography. This… Read more »

Our “Cross of Life”

The installation of our ‘Cross of Life’ in the College driveway is complete. The ‘Tree of Life’ image ion our cross is a motif repeated from our Chapel of Saint Mary of the Cross. The ‘Tree of Life’, in Catholic Christianity, represents humanity free from corruption and sin. The tree first appeared as a potent… Read more »

Bishop’s Conversation

“Learning brings hope. It is a journey of endless possibilities engaging our students to ask questions about contemporary life. It engenders a hope that is based on the certainty of God’s promise of his love and care for us.” – Most Rev Denis J Hart DD On the March 2nd , Ms Howell and four… Read more »

Visit from Bishop Mark Edwards

Bishop Mark Edwards spent the day at Mackillop College. He spent the majority of the time visiting classes both a St Mary’s Campus and the Main Campus talking to students. Bishop Mark brought with him a relic of Saint Josephine Bakhita and shared her life story with the students. He also talked about the role of… Read more »

Year 11 Retreat – 2017

Last week all Year 11 students attended a retreat at Halls Gap in the Grampians National Park. This retreat gave the students an opportunity to explore their spirituality. The students spent time personally reflecting on their lives and their families. They explored the amazing environment on offer while contemplating their relationship with God. One of… Read more »