Chevalier Family Social Justice, First Friday intention: Domestic Violence.

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This month’s intention is particularly important for Australia. Below some statistics and Catholic outreach.

CENTACARE

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The challenge of statistics as they highlight alarming realities

 

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 75th Anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima - a Catholic memento, a Jesuit story.

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Today is the 75th anniversary of the explosion of the first atomic bomb in Hiroshima. Father Arrupe, who was the leader of Jesuits between 1965 and 1983, witnessed –being maybe the only Spanish- a...

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Golden Jubilee of Profession, Paul Browne MSC

Congratulations to Paul Browne on his Golden Jubilee. After his novitiate at Douglas Park, he made his first vows on August 1st 1970.

Paul made his profession as an MSC Brother. In 1974, he began studies for the priesthood at St Paul’s National...

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August – the month for formation, professions, ordination, for Filipino and Vietnamese students in the Philippines.

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Eight MSC Filipino and Vietnamese novices have been invested with the religious habit of the Missionaries of the Sacred as they started their Novitiate Formation.

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We join...

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The MSC site supports ACRATH, World Day, July 30th, The scourge of human trafficking.

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May our prayer lead us to action against human trafficking

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Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) has developed a prayer and action resource to use in marking the 2020 World...

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Jules Chevalier and his visit to the Cure of Ars.

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Today is the feast of St John Vianney, the Cure of Ars. We know that the Cure died not long after Jules Chevalier’s visit in 1859.

Here is the version from biographer, Henri Vermin MSC.

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By the way, below is a site address worth knowing...

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Working in masks. Miinistry in masks. Life in masks.

A humorous commandment - but serious.

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A photo of deacon Michael Angelo Acera Dacalos MSC at his first baptism, Philippines.

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Wherever you are as you visit our site there may be discussion about wearing masks in these coronavirus...

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SOME SIGNFICANT AUGUST DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY. 2020

Looking at a number of the entries, August seems very much an OLSH month,

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A re-enactment of the arrival at Yule Island

Mary Louise Hartzer, the foundation, arrivals in Yule Island and Kiribati.

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The first four FDNSC...

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Announcement: New Appointment  for 2021 – Director of the Chevalier Institute, Anne McAtomney.

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With recent approval of the Provincial in Council, I am pleased to announce Anne McAtomney as the next Director of the Chevalier Institute. Anne will commence in the role in January, 2021. After a...

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Three posts for this weekend: New MSC Bishop, 60th anniversary celebration and tribute to Neville Dunne by Bishop Rochus Tatamai MSC.

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Announcement of Bishop Valentim Fagundes Menezes MSC

Today Wednesday July 29, the Apostolic Nunciature in Brazil announced the decision of Pope Francis to...

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Daramalan College, New Principal, 2021, Rachel Francis-Davies

With the recent approval of the MSC Provincial in Council, Daramalan College is pleased to announce Rachel Francis-Davies as the next Principal of the College commencing in January 2021. 

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After a comprehensive selection process...

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