FOR the first time in the history of Christianity, Vatican City was ringing to cries of 'Aussie!
IT WAS a sad day for the Associates of St Joseph facilitator, Rosemary Davis, when the Josephite nuns left Lismore in the mid-'90s.
BUSINESS was brisk at the Catholic Book and Gift Shop in Lismore yesterday as the faithful stocked up on Mary MacKillop merchandise.
GRAFTON'S St Mary's parish priest will travel to Rome, on Sunday to witness the historic canonisation of Australia's first Catholic saint, Mary MacKillop.
KATHRYN Sweeney will make the pilgrimage to Rome next week for the canonisation of Australia's first saint Mary Mackillop.