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.

THE HOLY WEEK TRIDUUM – SOME HEART SPIRITUALITY

WHY DID JESUS DIE ON THE CROSS?

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Excerpts from the article by Tony Arthur MSC in the latest issue of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, 2019/1. And with thanks to Patrick Sharpe MSC for sending the painting of the multicultural Last...

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CONGRATULATIONS, GREG McCANN MSC - 102 TODAY

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Honouring Greg McCann, a full life (and more), almost three quarters of a century of MSC life and ministry.
A reminder of his appointments:

1946-1950: Chevalier College.

1950-1951: Kensington.

1951-1957: Sideia.

1958-1974: Trobriand...

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OLSH RANDWICK, PREPARING FOR THE 2020 PLENARY SYNOD

Dioceses and parishes and particular groups have been involved in discussions to prepare submissions for the 2020 Plenary Synod.  Here is an example from MSC parish ministry.

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Statement Summary of OLSH Group, Randwick, on the Plenary Council...

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ACKNOWLEDGING MARY SCARFE

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On our site we have been acknowledging MSC priests and brothers as they turn a significant age, and upwards.

 

It is important to acknowledge the women who have been a significant presence in MSC life and ministry.
With this in mind, we offer a tribute to...

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ANNALS, 130 YEARS OLD

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An article by the editor of Annals Australasia, Paul Stenhouse MSC, from Annals, remembering the history from 1889 to the present.

 

                           ‘Wonder is dead, you say!/Wonder can never die.

                             Not while within a shining...

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PAUL McCORMACK MSC, NEW CD NOW AVAILABLE, HYMNS FOR THE HARD ROAD

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                                            Hymns for the Hard Road

                                             Paul McCormack M.S.C.

 

Paul McCormack writes...

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NOEL MANSFIELD, VISIT TO BROOME

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Broome and the North, Jan-Feb 2019

My intention was to celebrate my birthday with my sister, Joan, and then be present for her 90th birthday in Broome on January 10th. But I have often been invited by Malcolm Fyfe to come to Darwin whenever I wanted a break....

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DOWNLANDS SENIOR STUDENTS COME SOUTH TO VISIT MSC HOUSES.

 

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In recent years some Downlands students have visited MSC communities in Sydney, Douglas Park and a visit to Chevalier College.

 

Senior Leaders’ Pilgrimage Experience

Mrs Anne McAtomney, Assistant Principal - Mission 

The...

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NEW MSC MISSION OFFICE DIRECTOR, ROGER PURCELL MSC

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With the sudden death of Adrian Meaney, many of us wondered who could succeed him. Adrian achieved a great deal with the Office, assisting many communities around the world.

Projects director, Sean Donovan, and Donations manager, Sally Omar,...

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MSC BISHOPS IN PNG: LOUIS COUPPE, FIRST BISHOP, RABAUL.

During this year we will be featuring articles on the MSC Bishops in PNG and the Pacific.

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This article  by Hugh Laracy was published in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 8, (MUP), 1981

Louis Couppé (1850-1926), missionary...

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ROCHUS TATAMAI MSC COMPANION OF THE ORDER OF THE STAR OF MELANESIA, CSM.

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Rev. Bishop Rochus Joseph Tatamai, MSC, DD was invested with the Insignia of the ‘Companion of the Order of the Star of Melanesia’ (CSM), on 4thApril, 2019 at the Government House, Port Moresby.

Bp Rochus received...

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