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Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, an Australian community, in a worldwide religious congregation.

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Jesus loved with a human heart: with him we proclaim his love to the world.

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We work to discover through advocacy, healing and reconciliation, God's presence in our world.


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Toowoomba graves entry

In recent years, this site has featured MSC who are not buried at Douglas Park.  Brian Scrivener is buried in Kiribati; Bishop Jim Cuskelly is buried in Brisbane; we featured the names of those buried at Croydon. (For details, type in names in the Search Engine on the Current News page.)

Gerry Burke has kindly sent photos of the headstones of those buried in Toowoomba, mainly members of the Downlands community. Archbishop Virgil Copas is buried in the Copas family plot. Bishop Eddie Kelly is also buried in Toowoomba where he was bishop.

Listed below are the headstones with photos.

toowoomba grave Dray Hawe

Thomas Dray- Daniel Hawe

Toowoomba graves Parrott Rigney

Alphonsus Parrott - William Rigney

Toowoomba graves Dempsey Dirou

William Dirou - John Dempsey

Toowoomba graves Graham White

William Graham - Vin White

Toowoomba graves obrien and tyler

Thomas O'Brien- John Tyler

Toowoomba graves Copas

Virgil Copas (Family plot)

Toowoomba graves Eddie Kelly

Edward Kelly

And,noting the number of Brothers buried in Toowoomba, here are two more, Brother Vogt working in PNG for many years.

Toowoomba graves Vogt Powell

Joe Vogt- John Powell