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.

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Southern Highlands Symphony Orchestra – Josef Senjuk

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Second longest tenured member of our community at St Mary’s Towers at Douglas Park, Josef Senjuk, was recruited into the Southern Highlands Symphony Orchestra, having taken part in two public performances at the Bowral Memorial Hall in early December.

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Josef was selected to play in the second Violin section, a testament of his skill and efforts over thirty years. He will feature in four more concerts in 2019, beginning in March.

Josef and Orchestra 3

Josef, from Adelaide, joined the MSC as a Brother candidate at the Croydon pre-novitiate in 1970. He has a background in the Ukrainian rite and, in 1972 went to Canada to join the Basilian congregation of that rite.  He returned to Australia some decades later and rejoined the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.

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