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.

ACKNOWLEDGING ADRIAN MEANEY MSC, 85th BIRTHDAY

Adrian turns 85 tomorrow, December 15th.

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Professed, 26th February, 1955, ordained (with his brother, Basil, of Brisbane archdiocese), June 29th, 1961.

Adrian spent many years in the Northern Territory, especially in Alice Springs, and many...

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WELCOME TO TRIEU

Welcome to Melbourne, Trieu.

You might be asking: who is Trieu, Trieu Quoc Nguyen? The answer is that he is a young man from Vietnam who has asked to join the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in Australia.

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Perhaps at home in Melbourne already!

In fact, he has been living...

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PHOTOS AND OCCASIONS

Photos from around the province...

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Kensington, end of year morning tea - at the Chevalier Resource Centre

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That's Albert Yelds on the right, home from Kiribati - at 93, he is the fifth in seniority in the province.

With Allison Mackenzie, director of the Chevalier...

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MSC INCREASE - ASIA, PACIFIC, LATIN AMERICA

While we regret the regression of numbers in religious life in western culture, we are encouraged by growth and increase beyond Australia.

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PROFESSIONS IN FIJI

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Greetings from Sacred Heart House, Fiji

We congratulate our brothers, Brs. Tadeo...

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CONGRATULATIONS TONY YOUNG MSC, COMPANION OF THE STAR OF MELANESIA.

Australian MSC dinning out at Maggi Seafood Restaurant, Port Moresby tonight:

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L-R Frs Leo Wearden, Paul Guy, Brian Cahill, Tony Young, Paul Jennings, Ben Fleming.

In honour of Fr Tony Young receiving his PNG Logahu Award on...

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BOOK LAUNCH,  NOEL MANSFIELD,  FROM DAWN TO DUSK      

Friday November 30  at Findon

Dawn to Dusk - Towards a Spirituality of Ageing, Published by Coventry Press 

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Noel and memories of the Sea of Galilee (not Henley Beach)

 

What happens at a book launch besides people gathering, having a...

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BRIAN GALLAGHER MSC, NEW BOOK, COMMUNAL WISDOM

Coventry Press announce Communal Wisdom, a revised and enlarged version of Brian's previous book. It draws on the material from his recent doctoral thesis on discernment.

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COMMUNAL WISDOM
A Way of Discernment for A Pilgrim Church

Brian Gallagher...

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JOHN EHLEFLEDT MSC, CELEBRATING 102nd BIRTHDAY - AND HE IS 83 YEARS PROFESSED!

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A lunch yarn with John's niece, Mary, and his brother, Kevin MSC

It is good to be able to post a website exclusive - well, it was exclusive two years ago when John turned 100, and it was exclusive last year when...

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December 8 beatification of Of Gods and Men monks will be a first for the Church

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These monks were killed alongside so many thousands of Algerians

[Of Gods and Men/ Des Dieux et des hommes (2010) is one of the best all-time films with Catholic themes. Well worth seing - inspiring.]

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From...

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8th DECEMBER, MISSIONARIES OF THE SACRED HEART, FOUNDATION DAY: 164 YEARS

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Jules Chevalier and Eugene Maugest completed their novena. received a donation and the parish priest of Issoudun encouraged their enterprise, 8th December 1854.

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Here is a reflection for Foundation Day.  Thanks to Fr...

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A PERSPECTIVE ON WHAT IT IS LIKE TO PREACH:  KRISH JON MATHAVAN MSC

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COMPANIONS IN PROCLAIMING: OUR EXPERIENCE OF BREAKING OPEN THE WORD OCTOBER 22 – 25 2018

This was the title of the meeting that the clergy of Adelaide had last month.

The first cab off the rank was Krish. He was the first...

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