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.

CELEBRATING ST MARY MacKILLOP FOR HER FEAST DAY

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St Mary MacKillop.

Tomorrow, 8th August, is her Feast day, the 110th anniversary of her death. We celebrate Australian’s first saint.

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Recently we had a popular response to the photos of the PNG stamp collection for Blessed Peter To Rot. We...

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FURTHER SUPPORT FOR MALCOLM FYFE’S LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER –

From Catholic Religious Australia, Pax Christi – and the Darwin News.

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We published Malcolm’s letter on this site on Friday July 26th last. It had wide circulation on the MSC Justice Facebook page as well as on...

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SOME SIGNIFICANT AUGUST DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY, 2019

Looking at a number of the entries, August seems very much an OLSH month,Mary Louise Hartzer, the foundation, arrivals in Yule Island and Kiribati.

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A re-enactment.

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The first four FDNSC Sisters arrive at Yule Island,...

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MSC PHILIPPINES, 2 STORIES ON FORMATION: PROFESSION CEREMONY AND NEW COLLEGE FORMATION HOUSE

PROFESSIONS

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On August 6, 2019, on the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord, two Novices will profess the religious vows as MSCs for the first time: Novice Franz Kim D. Pelare (Ozamiz City) and...

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HINDMARSH, NEW BOOK BY JIM LITTLETON MSC

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On the occasion of the handing back of Hindmarsh parish to the Archdioces of Adelaide. Jim Littleton has produced a book on the MSC work in the parish and the men who worked there. The last item before the posting gap was on the withdrawal from...

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CONGRATULATIONS, BARRY SMITH MSC, GOLDEN JUBILEE OF PROFESSION

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Barry renews his vows - and his nephew, David, and his sister, Pat, bring up the gifts at the Eucharist

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And celebrated by the local musicians

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Barry Smith, who grew up in Victoria, made his Novitiate at St Mary’s Towers,...

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HAROLD BAKER MSC, 70 YEARS ORDAINED

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While our website was being restructured, we were unable to note a happy celebration on July 24. We make up for lost time as we congratulate Harold Baker, senior professed member of the Australian Province, 70 years ordained. 

 

The above photo is...

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THE CHEVALIER FAMILY FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE IN THE WORLD, FIRST FRIDAY AUGUST 2019

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Each month, the Chevalier Family for Justice (MSC, OLSH, MSC Sisters, Lay MSC) promote an issue for prayer and action for each month and provide us with a poster,

Here is the August poster and its issues.

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ONLINE AGAIN – WITH BLESSED PETER TO ROT, PNG

After two weeks of transferring the site from one server to another, we return with our daily posts. So here we are with Peter To Rot.

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We had intended to feature Blessed Peter To Rot whose feastday is July 7th – with PNG stamps.  Worth...

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ACKNOWLEDGING BARRY BRUNDELL MSC.

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In recent years we have been acknowledging Australian MSC on the occasion of a significant birthday, especially when they turn 80. Tomorrow, August 2nd, Barry Brundell turns 80,

Barry Brundell came from Hamilton, Western Victoria, and did his secondary...

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OPEN LETTER, ASYLUM SEEKERS, MANUS ISLAND AND NAURU - MALCOLM FYFE MSC, VICAR GENERAL, DARWIN

FRANCIS PEACE PRAYER

“It is in pardoning that we are pardoned.” Prayer of St Francis.’   

THE POSSIBILITY OF A BI-PARTISAN AMNESTY

An open letter to our political leaders by Fr Malcolm P. Fyfe msc, Vicar General...

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