Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, an Australian community, in a worldwide religious congregation.
Jesus loved with a human heart: with him we proclaim his love to the world.
We work to discover through advocacy, healing and reconciliation, God's presence in our world.
We are to be on earth the heart of God. God has no other heart but ours.
- Published: Monday, 21 October 2019 23:31
PROMOTING THE MISSIONARIES OF THE SACRED HEART
As we commemorated the death of Jules Chevalier yesterday, we acknowledged his mission outreach. Nowadays some of the provinces are experiencing decline in numbers while others welcome increasing numbers.
The question arises: how do we promote...
- Published: Sunday, 20 October 2019 22:05
JULES CHEVALIER DAY, 21st OCTOBER, 112th ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH.
With thanks to Liz Taylor OLSH who prepared this outline for the gathering of the Melbourne Chevalier Family commemorative gathering.
An invitation to spend some moments reflecting on just some of the life events of the man...
- Published: Monday, 14 October 2019 22:26
UPDATE ON MSC PRE-NOVITIATE PROGRAM, PASTORAL PLACEMENT.
Our three pre-novitiate students have spent this year at Cuskelly House in Blackburn.
Left to right, Daniel, Trieu, Dean
Before they enter the Novitiate on November 1st, they are spending a month in pastoral placement. (If you want...
- Published: Friday, 18 October 2019 23:17
MSC, 90 YEARS IN CENTRAL AUSTRALIA, CELEBRATIONS IN ALICE SPRINGS.
The celebrants for the day wearing stoles painted for the occasion by Delores Furber, Kathleen Wallace and Therese Ryder. Among those present as concelebrants was Rev Chris McPhee, MSC, Provincial, Missionaries of the Sacred...
- Published: Sunday, 13 October 2019 22:39
TRANSFORMING FORMATION HOUSES. AN MSC-US STORY
Before the US story and photos, a reminder our Australian formation-location history.
In fact, In Australia, the MSC have had quite a history of Formation houses, of increasing numbers and then decreasing numbers and...:
- Published: Thursday, 17 October 2019 22:35
CHEVALIER COLLEGE STUDENT, DARCY HOWARD, ORDER OF AUSTRALIA/YOUTH AWARD.
It was a very proud day for the Howard family and Chevalier College Principal Chris McDermott on Friday 20 September when the group attended a very special presentation at NSW Government House in Sydney.
- Published: Saturday, 12 October 2019 09:36
IN MEMORIAM: JOHN RATE MSC – access to tributes and to Requiem Mass streaming.
It is a week since John was buried at St Mary’s Towers, Douglas Park. There have been so many tributes that it is beyond the capacity of our website to carry them all and we are not equipped to incorporate...
- Published: Wednesday, 16 October 2019 22:30
90 YEARS MSC IN CENTRAL AUSTRALIA - HISTORY OF THE CHURCH IN ALICE SPRINGS
Last weekend there was a celebration in Alice Springs to commemorate 90 years of MSC presence in Central Australia.
Fr James Long MSC
Here is an abbreviated history (yet still quite long) from the OLSH Alice...
- Published: Thursday, 10 October 2019 22:27
UPDATE ON THE MSC PACIFIC UNION, FROM THE GENERAL CONFERENCE
In the final sessions of the General Conference, the members looked...
- Published: Tuesday, 15 October 2019 22:37
COMPARING NOTES: OLD CHURCH, NEW CHURCH
Bernadette Wallis at the launch at the Yarra Theological Union Study Centre
Dear Mother, Dear Father, a collection of letters (with introductions and comments) by John Wallis, 1927-1949.
John Wallis was a distinguished Australian priest, founder...
- Published: Wednesday, 09 October 2019 22:31
MSC GENERAL CONFERENCE IN KOREA/ KOREAN STYLE AND STYLES.
The MSC Korea Province hosted the 25th MSC GENERAL CONFERENCE, September 24 - October 6, 2019.
Present were the General Administration; 20 Provincial Superiors, 3 Union Superiors, Moderators, Translators and Secretaries.