The Religious Education Program at Mary MacKillop College aims to give students an understanding of the Catholic faith and practice that is suitable for their age and development. The students in Years 7 - 10 study Religious Education reflecting the Archdiocesan Religious Education Guidelines and Brisbane Catholic Education. Units have been developed to match the appropriate Content Descriptions, Achievement Standards, Elaborations, General Capabilities, and Cross-Curriculum priorities. The MacKillop and Josephite Charism and Ethos are explicitly evident in Years 7, 8, 9, and 10. Students in Years 11 and 12 undertake either Study of Religion, Certificate lll in COMPASS, or Religion and Ethics.