FROM THE FOUNDATION PRESIDENT

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Welcome to the MacKillop Saints.
Located in Johnston at the heart of the fastest growing population centre in the Northern Territory, the Saints have the corporate support, infrastructure and knowledge to offer your family the best sporting experience.

 

Our club is founded on the principles of Game, Club, Community - which is a public commitment to building not only strong sporting teams, but adding to our vibrant Northern Territory community.

The MacKillop Saints Sporting Association is founded within the stable, culture-rich organisation of MacKillop Catholic College, a school already firmly cemented as a leader within our region. Becoming a Saint means you are joining much more than a sporting team. You are signing up for a journey that is both courageous in nature and demanding of the very best, on and off the field. 


Up the Saints!
David Graham
Foundation President

 

PATRON - The Most Rev. Eugene Hurley, Bishop Emeritus of Darwin AM DD.

Bishop Emeritus Hurley AM served as Darwin Bishop from 2007 to 2018. Bishop Hurley accepted the role as foundation Patron of the MacKillop Saints Sporting Association in 2017. Bishop Hurley’s Awards and recognitions include Knight Commander, Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre, patron of the Melaleuca Refugee Centre, member of the Ministerial Council on Asylum Seekers and Detention, Department of Immigration and Border Protection, member of the Australian Bishops Conference, past deputy chairman of Caritas Australia, founder of the Catholic Pastoral Care Team at the former Woomera Detention Centre and most recently, a Member of the Order of Australia. Bishop Emeritus Hurley AM is thrilled to provide the strong foundation and vision for our wonderful club.