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 SABIO BROTHERS MSC, NEWS FROM THE PHILIPPINES

Many MSC have met Ray and Gene Sabio, two MSC brothers. Ray was a founder of the MSC in Korea and then Vicar Apostolic of the Marshall Islands. Gene was a member of Michael Curran’s General Administration and is now in the US.

Ray Sabio

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Read more: THE SABIO BROTHERS MSC, NEWS FROM THE PHILIPPINES

2019 MSC PRE-NOVITIATE GROUP, MELBOURNE

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Today, the new pre-Novitiate group, men who have decided to join the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, arrived in Blackburn.

Their director is Khoi Nyuyrn MSC. We asked him for his perspectives on the year and formation, and included some photos...

Read more: 2019 MSC PRE-NOVITIATE GROUP, MELBOURNE

IN MEMORIAM, PETER EDWIN PRICE, 1941-2019.

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Peter Price, valued member of the staff of the Yarra Theological Union, has died after some time of suffering with cancer.  He was buried from St Paschal’s Chapel, Box Hill.

As Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, we wish to honour him and remember...

Read more: IN MEMORIAM, PETER EDWIN PRICE, 1941-2019.

MSC SISTERS AUSTRALIA, OUTREACH AND SCHOLARSHIP

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In recent years the MSC Sisters have financed scholarships for further studies. Aboriginal students have received scholarships for University studies.

Notice has been pubiished for  a 2019 scholarship: Spiritual Care and Mental Health...

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BOB IRWIN MSC, VISIT TO THE MSC NOVITIATE, PHILIPPINES – AN INTERNATIONAL FORMATION VENTURE.

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Entry to the Novitiate

Last week was something of an MSC India week on this site, three posts.

This week will be something on an MSC Vietnam week.

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Preview of coming attractions – the new...

Read more: BOB IRWIN MSC, VISIT TO THE MSC NOVITIATE, PHILIPPINES – AN INTERNATIONAL FORMATION VENTURE.

GOOD NEWS FROM MSC VIETNAM - PART 2:

LAYING OF THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR CHEVALIER HOUSE.

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With thanks again to our MSC Student correspondent, Bang Dinh MSC for text and so many photos of blessings, stones and contracts.

3 to bless the land

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After the celebration of the novices and...

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JOSEF SENJUK MSC - A MUSIC STORY

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...

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DR PATRICK RYAN MSC - 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH.  DELVING INTO OUR ARCHIVES

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Today is the 50th anniversary of the death of Patrick Ryan MSC (1904-1969). He was famous for his debate with Communist, Edgar Ross, in 1948. 30,000 people attended. A biography of Fr Ryan can be found in Jim...

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WE HAVE HAD AN INDIAN MSC WEEK ON OUR SITE

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This week our site has been featuring India (for non-indian and non-Australian visitors, you will not have experienced the cricket tests with India’s superiority over Australia, but no matter!!). There was the car accident in Paraguay and the...

Read more: WE HAVE HAD AN INDIAN MSC WEEK ON OUR SITE

GOOD NEWS FROM MSC VIETNAM - and more on Saturday

On the occasion of 12th, January, 2018. We would like to share to you 2 good news

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Lucky money - see below!

First, the celebration of Acceptance and Sending off our Postulants

5 Postulants 2019

Second – will be posted on Saturday!

We had a celebration of...

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WINNERS, AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC FILM OFFICE

MSC Brothers and Priests, OLSH Sisters and many lay missionaries served indigenous people in Central Australia, at Arltunga, Santa Teresa, Alice Springs parish, for many decades.

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Sweet Country offers an opportunity to raise Australian consciousness...

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