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Lunch with Professor Helen Alvare

06 August 2024 - 190 Elizabeth Street
Brisbane City, Queensland 4000 Australia
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Lunch with Professor Helen Alvare

Tuesday 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Feast of Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop

Thursday 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

Mass of Thanksgiving and High Tea for Eternal Guardians

Saturday 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

Each year on the 8th of August we celebrate the Solemnity of Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop, Australia’s beloved first saint and patron saint of our Archdiocese. On this day, we celebrate the important role she played in making education accessible for children in our country. Mary MacKillop devoted her life to ensuring a holistic Catholic education for children from rural, poor families.

St Mary MacKillop’s impact on Australian education was remarkable.  She was a trailblazer and a leader who passionately advocated for the education of underprivileged children and children in remote areas where others either would or could not go.  For such children and their families, Mary opened a door of hope into the future.

To honour her legacy and seek her intercession, we invite you to join us for Mass at 10.30am on Thursday, 8 August 2024 at the Cathedral of St Stephen followed by morning tea.

Venue

Cathedral of St Stephen, 229 Elizabeth Street
Brisbane, QLD 4000 Australia

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Archdiocese of Brisbane