- Published: Monday, 25 May 2020 22:18
Announcing an Online Retreat from St Mary's Towers.
Online Retreat 15-20 June 2020 - Meeting God in Silence and Solitude
St Mary’s Towers Retreat Centre, Douglas Park
Presenter: Michelle Vass
When Elijah meets God at Horeb, not in the dramatic signs of wind, earthquake and fire, but...
- Published: Sunday, 24 May 2020 20:27
MSC Parish Mission Formation Team, the past and an unexpected future
Narita Perotta, Dominic Gleeson, Gerard McCormick, Marian England, Michael Hangan.
The team met in early February - and the pandemic has stopped further meetings. But here is the report of the meeting - and some of the...
- Published: Monday, 18 May 2020 22:12
A Family Story. The Trincas. OLSH Parish, Randwick
Although Paul and Eileen Trinca originated in opposite directions from Sydney, they decided to settle in the Randwick area in 2006 ahead of starting their family. They are blessed to have three adoring children Mollie 12, Harry 10, and...
- Published: Friday, 22 May 2020 21:43
MSC Mission Office Relocation
Roger Purcell, MSC Mission Office Director, has sent some photos.
In late 2019 we were offered a new site for our Office in the Chevalier Resources Centre in what was known as the “Blue Room”. This is a beautiful big room, with large windows and a great...
- Published: Sunday, 17 May 2020 23:59
MSC in Vietnam and Beyond: Mark Hanns MSC
At the request, encouragement, prompting and arm-twisting of our Provincial superior to go to Vietnam to run a retreat and summer school for our seminarians, and despite my protestations that I was lacking the necessary qualifications, I surrendered...
- Published: Thursday, 21 May 2020 22:24
MSC around the world, the Community in Venezuela, 2020, Pandmemic and Ministry
Venezuela is a country of great difficulties in recent years, some political upheaval, the challenge to the president, international support for the Opposition Leader, sanctions, poverty... The MSC have been in...
- Published: Friday, 15 May 2020 22:06
Laughter in times of pandemic stress.
With some relaxation of restrictions in some parts of Australia, there is some relief. But laughter is a great relief in times of stress.
Research has shown that the health benefits of laughter are far-ranging. Studies so far have shown that...
- Published: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 22:36
Midweek photo stories
At Cuskelly House
Recently, the Blackburn community sent some tongue-in-cheek photo suggestions as to what to do in lockdown time.
However, they did take some time in May to celebrate Brian Gallagher’s 58th anniversary of profession (photo by Anh).
A Ted Merritt...
- Published: Thursday, 14 May 2020 22:27
Laudato Si Week, May 16th-24th
The Pope is inviting communities across the world to join him in celebrating Laudato Si’ Week from May 16-24 this year. 24th May 2015 was the date of the Encyclical.
“I urgently appeal, then, for a new dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our...
- Published: Tuesday, 19 May 2020 22:27
Keith Michael Fox RIP: Tribute to a Lay Missionary
Fr Malcolm Fyfe has sent this story of a man who gave much of his active life as a Lay Missionary in Port Moresby and Darwin.
It is with great sadness that we share the news that Keith Michael Fox died Friday, May 15th, at his home address...
- Published: Wednesday, 13 May 2020 22:25
Interview, Greg McEnnally MSC, Ministry in China.
Greg McEnnally celebrated his Golden Jubilee of Ordination last weekend. This interview with the Catholic Weekly took place in 2018. He speaks about his years in China. He has also published three books on his experiences.
He had to say...