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.

A STOPOVER IN ROME, GERRY BURKE MSC

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Gerry Burke recently visited Europe, an opportunity to connect with family in Ireland, as well as a stopover in Rome.
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 Via Asmara, OLSH as well as a collection of Indonesian dolls
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He sent the photo mementos - including some from the General House and...

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MSC PHILIPPINES FORMATION NEWS

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The Philippines Province has several Facebook pages including one from the Scholasticate community and another on Vocations promotion.

Here is a news item on those approved for final vows.

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It is with great joy that we...

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PAUL CASHEN MSC, 50 YEARS OF PRIESTHOOD, CELEBRATING IN ADELAIDE

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          With thanks to Noel Mansfield for sending texts and photos.

           And don’t miss some ancient history below!

 

 In Hindmarsh Parish

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On Friday, May 31st, we gathered at La Vita to celebrate this occasion....

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MSC COLLEGES MOTTO, ALL OUR COLLEGES, STRONG IN FAITH/ FORTES IN FIDE

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In a recent item on the Downlands website, there was an article on the origins of the motto of our Colleges, Downlands (931), Chevalier (1946), Monivae (1954), Daramalan (1962). The article was written by Anne McAtomney,...

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CHEVALIER COLLEGE STUDENTS REFUGEE OUTREACH. MSC SPIRIT

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 "Grumbling tummies but hearts full for the Ration Challenge"

Chevalier College Ration Challenge Team 2019

 Some of the 120+ team members from Chevalier College taking the Ration Challenge in...

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PROFESSION DAY, MSC STUDENTS, VIETNAM

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Many thanks for this report from our regular correspondent in Vietnam, Bang Hai Dinh.

And our congratulations to Bang on his making his final vows (and picture below).

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Profession Day: Special day in June of 2019

14th June is always a special event...

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IN MEMORIAM, JOHN EHLEFELDT MSC. EULOGY AND PHOTOS.

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John’s brother, Kevin, presided at the funeral Mass at Kensington on Thursday June 13th. The homily was preached by Paul Stenhouse. The funeral took place at St Mary’s Towers, Douglas Park, led by Dominic Gleeson.  Here is the text of...

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MICHAEL HANGAN, PERMANENT DEACON, MANAGER, MSC PARISH, ST THERESE, MOONAH, DIRECTOR OF CATHOLIC MISSION, HOBART.

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For many years, Michael Hangan has been deacon at St Therese, Moonah, working with PPs, Peter Wood, Stephen Hackett and, presently, Mark Hanns.

An MSC Associate, he is now parish...

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SACRED HEART, MULTICULTURAL IMAGES FOR JUNE

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Heart Spirituality is supported by images of Jesus and images of the heart.  Here is a range of images for this month of June, leading up to the Feast of the Sacred Heart on the 28th.

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Perhaps you are preparing some images to celebrate Heart...

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RIP,  GREG McCANN MSC

Fr Steve Dives writes: Our dear confrere Greg McCann Snr died peacefully last night at 9pm (Tuesday) at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home at Kensington.

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He was born on April 18th 1917, professed as an MSC Brother, February 26th 1945, ordained a priest, August 20th 1983.

Here...

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ENVISION HANDS : DID YOU KNOW? WHAT WE CAN DO! HUMANITARIAN AND ENVIRONMENTAL

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Dean Fonseca, who is participating in the MSC pre-novitiate program at Cuskelly House at Blackburn, offers information on a simple ‘option for the poor’ outreach, something we can all share in very easily. And,...

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