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.

MSC FOUNDATION DAY, DECEMBER 8TH – 165 YEARS

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As always we celebrate the novena made by Frs Chevalier and Maugenest, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception 1854, the donation that enabled them to found the Congregation.

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 This offers an occasion for reflecting on the MSC Spirit and...

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FIRST FRIDAY DECEMBER, CHEVALIER FAMILY POSTER AND JUSTICE THEME

Visitors to the site will have noticed the First Friday posters during the last six months.

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They have been prepared by members of the Chevalier Family, MSC, OLSH, MSC Sisters, Lay MSC as a contribution to our Heart...

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CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF PAUL STENHOUSE MSC

There was a memorial vigil and sharing of stories at Kensington Monastery.

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The Requiem Mass was held at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Kensington,

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many MSC Confreres, Paul’s brother, Richard, and his family, a church full of friends, celebrant...

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SOME CATCH-UP PHOTO STORIES

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Three items today:

  1. Paul Stenhouse, burial.

We were unable to include photos from Paul Stenhouse’s burial at Douglas Park last week.  With thanks to the photographer from St Mary’s Towers

  1. The annual morning tea at Kensington Monastery, the Chevalier...

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OUR MSC WEBSITE MOVING FORWARD.

Well, at least, some initial steps towards developments for 2020.

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On 28th November, there was a website meeting and discussion at Treand House, Coogee.  We took the opportunity for some assessment of our content and layout.

Our site was set up in 2006 and was...

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ACKNOWLEDGING TERRY HERBERT MSC, 80.

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Terry Herbert turns 80 on December 4th.  Here is an article he wrote earlier this year for the OLSH Randwick Parish Bulletin, his perspective on his life, call to the MSC and his ministry

A Blessed Life Lived Fully...

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CARDINAL JOHN RIBAT MSC, A PNG PERSPECTIVE AT THE SYNOD OF THE AMAZON

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Cardinal John Ribat of Papua New Guinea is participating in the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon, said he plans to take the idea of forming a church network back to the Pacific.

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By Barbara J. Fraser  CNS) — When...

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WELL WORTH WATCHING, INTERPRETING 'THE TWO POPES'

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THE TWO POPES

UK/Argentina/Italy/US, 2019, 125 minutes, Colour, Jonathan Pryce, Anthony Hopkins, Juan Minujin. Directed by Fernando Meirelles.

There are many reasons, good reasons, to see The Two Popes. Some of them are worth noting before...

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HEART OF LIFE CENTRE, CELEBRATING GRADUATIONS

November 25th, celebration of Heart of Life graduates at St Paschal’s chapel, Box Hill.

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Director, Paul Beirne welcomed graduates, staff, families and visitors. Presiding at the Eucharist was Kevin Hennessy CP.

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The principal graduates were...

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SOME SIGNIFICANT DECEMBER DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY, 2019

8th December, the anniversary of the foundation of the Congregation, 164 years ago.

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Also the transferring of Mother Marie-Louise Hartzer to the Crypt at Issoudun.

And several dates significant for Fr Chevalier and Fr Maugenest -...

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CHALLENGE TO THE CATHOLIC CHURCH: GRACE a DIEU/ BY THE GRACE OF GOD 

France, 2019, 137 minutes, Directed by François Ozon.

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World Catholic Association for Communication.

 This very topical film, for the Church, the Churches and all institutions with cases of sexual abuse of...

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