Who we are

Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, an Australian community, in a worldwide religious congregation.

Ministry Mission

Jesus loved with a human heart: with him we proclaim his love to the world.

Peace, Justice, Creation

We work to discover through advocacy, healing and reconciliation, God's presence in our world.

Spirituality

We are to be on earth the heart of God. God has no other heart but ours.

SCREEN PRIESTS, NEW BOOK, PETER MALONE MSC

The subtitle of this book is Depictions of Catholic Priests in Cinema, 1900-2018.

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This is a book for reference, for consulting (its 700 pages include indices for film titles, actors who have portrayed the priests, directors of the film is) – but,...

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ACKNOWLEDGING KEVIN EHLEFELDT MSC.

This acknowledgement is for a 90th birthday, Fr. Kevin Ehlefeldt, 21st August.

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Kevin recently celebrated his 40th anniversary ordination, August 18, 1979. But, that was just prior to his 50th birthday.

He made his profession as an MSC brother on February...

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MSC EDUCATION ANNUAL VISIT TO ISSOUDUN.

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Each year a group of staff members from the MSC Australian Colleges, Downlands, Chevalier, Monivae, Daramalan, visit Issoudun for an experience of Heart Spirituality and its being part of Education ministry.

This year the group was led by Alison...

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ACKNOWLEDGING GERARD BURKE MSC

 

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This time our acknowledgement is for an 85th birthday, Brother Gerard Burke, August 21st.

Gerry went to school at Chevalier College, made his novitiate at St Mary’s Towers, Douglas Park, and made his profession on August 5, 1953. We are acknowledging 66...

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AN ALERT FOR LAY MSC, OLSH, MSC - GATHERING COMING UP

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Lay Gathering and Commissioning of the Australian National Council of the Laity of the Chevalier Family

13th – 15th September 2019

Bringing the Family Together

Context:

This is an historical moment in the life of the Australian...

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BEST WISHES TO THE MSC DUTCH PROVINCE, 100 YEARS THIS WEEK.

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Our confreres in the Philippines, website and Facebook, offer a great deal about MSC life in the Pacific. The photo above, with Filipino Provincial, Bogey Cabrera, appeared this week, along with the letter to the current Dutch...

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ABORIGINAL PASTORAL COUNCIL – ANNUAL MEETING 2019.  DURING THE DRY!

With thanks for this report to Pat Mara MSC, parish priest of Wurrumiyanga, Bathurst Island

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Every year during the dry season the Darwin Diocese holds an Aboriginal Pastoral Council meeting which is comprised of church...

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ABZALON, SUPERIOR GENERAL, ABROAD AND AT HOME/ ROME.

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Last month we featured Abzalon, our Superior General, being welcomed at De Boismenu College, PNG, a chief's welcome.

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He also went over to the diocese of Kaviang, the diocese of Bishop Rochus Tatamai  MSC - again some local welcome.

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KHOI NGUYEN MSC, PRE-NOVITIATE DIRECTOR, CUSKELLY HOUSE, BLACKBURN.

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As he explains, Khoi recently did a brief course in Chicago and sent a copy of his paper. It is reproduced here for those who would like to read it and see something of what is required for MSC formation in our contemporary...

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HIS LETTER, UNCLE BOB BACK IN VIETNAM

Greetings to you from Saigon again.  Pardon the intrusion, but I thought it time for me to drop you a line, to fill you in a bit about this extraordinary place, and the MSC presence here.

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Visitor from the NT,  Pat Mara MSC.

This would have to be my 15th...

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CONGRATULATIONS, FR DANH MSC, ORDINATION IN MANILA

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July 27, 2019 Quezon City, Philippines The MSC Australian Province, together with the MSC Philippine Province, celebrated the Ordination of our two Vietnamese confreres:

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Doan Nguyen Thanh Danh as Priest

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and Tran Minh Chung as Deacon....

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