Mary MacKillop, through her unwavering faith and dedication to education and social justice, continues to inspire people around the world to make a positive difference in the lives of others. Her feast day is this Tuesday, 8 August. She believed that education was essential for empowering individuals and improving their lives. Mary's dedication to social justice and her commitment to serving the poor and disadvantaged made her a beloved figure in Australia and beyond. (Source: Majellan Media)
Heavenly Father, We thank you for the gift of Catholic saints, whose lives inspire and guide us. May we follow their examples of unwavering faith and love, and may their intercession bring us closer to Your divine presence. Help us walk in their footsteps, spreading hope and compassion to all we encounter. Grant us the grace to be the instruments of Your peace in this world. Amen.