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.


We are to be on earth the heart of God. God has no other heart but ours.

Current News


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Today, Brother Reyer Flapper turns 80.

With thanks to Barry Smith, Community Leader at Douglas Park for the history and for the photos of the flowers.

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Reyer came to St Mary’s Towers in 2004 and has remained here ever since.  He attends some sections of the gardens, especially the cemetery area and around the Community House.   There are always nice colourful flowers to be seen, especially the roses in front of the Community House.  
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Reyer was from Holland and was a lay missionary for many years, and since joining the MSC’s has been at Fergusson Island, Sidea, The General House in Rome, Treand House, Chanel College, Rossel Island. 
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