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In 1925 work began to have Mary MacKillop beatified and canonised, but it was not until 19 January 1995 that she was formally beatified. On 17 October this year, her canonisation ceremony will take place at the Vatican, followed by services across Australia to celebrate the occasion.

The prepaid envelope features an image of Mary MacKillop with members of her congregation at Aotearoa (New Zealand) from 1895. The stamp area of the envelope features an image of a painting of Mary MacKillop, by Raffaele Gagliardi of Rome.

Postal Stationery
The envelope is DL in size and includes printing numbers. As it is a prepaid envelope there is only the one barcode.

Mary MacKillop Envelope
Prepaid envelope

Stamp Design: Adam Crapp
Printer: GEON, Tasmania (more information)
Printing Process: Lithography (more information)
Designs: (-) Painting of Mary MacKillop
Usage: (-) Small letter rate within Australia (details)
Pre-paid Envelopes
Size: DL Size
Selling Price: 65c

Issue Summary
The table below summarises the above information. The cost of each item is given, along with a total for each section. In some cases the stamps are only available from self-adhesive booklets (sold at face value), or from prestige booklets, souvenir sheets or folders (sold above face value).

Item and Description Cost
For the Specialised Collector
Postal stationery
Prepaid envelopes
Total 65c
Grand Total 65c

Australia Post Media Release

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