- Published: Tuesday, 28 April 2020 22:30
THE HEART OF LIFE CENTRE, MOVE TO MALVERN, COVOID-19, REPORT
The Director of Heart of Life, Paul Beirne, makes a report on what has happened at Heart of Life, the first months of 2020.
HEART OF LIFE
Centre for Spiritual & Pastoral...
- Published: Monday, 27 April 2020 22:18
AN OLSH SISTER'S STORY. FROM THE OLSH RANDWICK PARISH BULLETIN. SISTER MARY RUTH.
FROM A GRATEFUL HEART – A GLIMPSE OF MY LIFE.
My story begins by saying that never in my wildest dreams could I have imagined the various paths my life would take. It has been enriched by my family,...
- Published: Tuesday, 21 April 2020 22:27
MARTYRS OF QUICHE
The beatification of our MSC Martyrs and 7 indigenous laity from Quiché (Guatemala) was confirmed for December 4, 2020.
The Prefect of the Congregation for the Cause of Saints will be the representative of Pope Francis to preside over the Beatification. The celebration...
- Published: Sunday, 26 April 2020 23:32
APPOINTMENT: VOCATIONS, AUSTRALIAN PROVINCE: THANG NHU NGUYEN MSC
On Friday May 1st, Thang Nhu Nguyen will begin his appointment as Vocations Director. He will be based at St Brigid’s Coogee Presbytery.
Thang made his profession in Vietnam, 2008, and was ordained in 2016.
- Published: Sunday, 19 April 2020 21:50
SOME NEWS ITEMS
Leo Wearden has sent this item from Wadeye.
Tribute to Ted Merritt MSC
Frank Brennan SJ writes:
I am presently watching the funeral in Darwin of Brother Ted Merritt MSC, one of the greats, who ministered in the NT assisting remote Aboriginal communities for most of his...
- Published: Friday, 24 April 2020 23:10
SOME LIGHT TOUCHES IN LOCKDOWN TIME
Have you been receiving cartoons in your email box? Video clips adapting songs: How do you solve a problem like Corona (The Sound of Music), Stayin' Inside (The Bee Gees) or Her Majesty singing We'll Meet Again? We are trying to cheer one another,...
- Published: Saturday, 18 April 2020 08:07
IN MEMORIAM, TED MERRITT MSC, REQUIEM MASS AND FUNERAL AT WADEYE
The first MSC Requiem in this covid-19 era. It was filmed and the ceremony is available on YouTube.
With thanks for Malcolm Fyfe for texts and Peter Hendriks for the photos.
Dear Friends and all of you who are...
- Published: Thursday, 23 April 2020 22:28
AN OLSH PRAYER IN COVID-19 TIMES - AND A REFLECTION FROM ABZALON, MSC SUPERIOR GENERAL
TO BE A REMEDY FOR THE ILLS THAT HUMANITY SUFFERS TODAY
In times of the COVID-19, some of the more classic phrases that reflect our Spirituality and our MSC missionary tradition have become more current...
- Published: Thursday, 16 April 2020 22:35
ACKNOWLEDGING DENIS UHR MSC, 80
Denis Uhr turns 80 on April 19th.
Denis did his secondary studies at Downlands College. He made his novitiate in 1958, professing first vows on February 26th, 1959.
His studies were at Sacred Heart Monastery, Croydon, and Sacred Heart Monastery, Canberra....
- Published: Wednesday, 22 April 2020 22:16
ACKNOWLEDGING TERRIBLE HISTORY IN THE DOUGLAS PARK AREA: APPIN MASSACRE, 1816
In 1816 under the command of various military leaders three detachments were dispatched by Governor Macquarie to `inflict terrible and exemplary punishments` on the Aborigines of the Appin area.
Early in the...
- Published: Wednesday, 15 April 2020 22:16
ACKNOWLEDGING RENE BALBOA, ENDING HIS TERM AS MANAGER.
For the last decade, Rene Balboa has served the Australian Province at Treand House as Business Manager. He has given reports at Provincial Chapters and Provincial Conferences. Many of us have worked with Rene on budgets and on individual...