My journey to witness the canonisation of Australia's first saint...
Saturday, October 16, 2010
Mr Kevin Rudd joined the Canberra-Goulburn pilgrims for a photo
While Courntey was at the Indigenous Ceremonial Concert at the Vatican Museum Friday evening with over two hundred people including the Josephite Sisters, Cardinal Pell and many of the bishops and other dignitaries, there was a photo opportunity that could not be missed. Thomas Campton-Smith Michael MacKillop, Mr Kevin Rudd, Courtney Bugden, Mark Burke got together for a photo shoot!! What a fantastic end to a monumental day.
Mark Burke felt great Australian pride when he witnessed the greeting by the aboriginal elders to the traditional owners of the land – His Holiness and the Italian people.
Senator Ursula Stephens, a relation of Michael and Caitlin, (who by the way are relatives of Mother Mary MacKillop of the Cross) mentioned to Michael that she had been following our Blog.