Mary MacKillop

Other names: 
St Mary of the Cross MacKillop
15 January 1842 – 8 August 1909

Born in Australia, of Scottish parents, Mary MacKillop was the eldest of a large family.

She co-founded the religious order of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. The order set up schools for the rural poor of Australia.

She was canonised in 2010.