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.

WORKSHOP OF MSC MEN MORE RECENTLY ORDAINED

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The photo shows from left: Peter Anthony (Randwick), Kimi Vunivesilevu (Kippax), Thang Nguyen (St Mary’s Towers Retreat Centre), Khoi Nguyen (Blackburn), Pat Mara (Nguiu), Krish Mathavan (Henley Beach), Frank Dineen, (facilitator) and Peter...

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FOUNDATION DAY OF THE MISSIONARY SISTERS OF THE MOST SACRED HEART OF JESUS, MSC SISTERS, MARCH 25th.

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This year the Foundation Day, 25th March (1900), was celebrated at the Sisters’ House of Hospitality in Balwyn, Melbourne. The Sisters are based in Victoria – not so well-known in other...

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NEW BOOK, SET ME FREE, BRIAN GALLAGHER MSC

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At the end of last year, Coventry Press published a revised and enlarged version of Brian's Communal Discernment.

 

They have followed up with a new book based on Brian's doctoral thesis which was awarded last year. Brian continues his longtime...

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HINDMARSH PARISH, MSC SOON TO HAND BACK TO ADELAIDE ARCHDIOCESE

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Noel Mansfield MSC, part of Hindmarsh parish, has sent this report on a meeting about the handover. He titled it,

People Renew Their Own Parish

On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019, about one hundred parishioners gathered to discuss...

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RIP, DEACON BONIFACE PERDJERT, WADEYE.

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Malcolm Fyfe MSC, Vicar General, Diocese of Dawin, has written:

I write with sadness to inform you that Deacon Boniface Perdjert died about 1 pm today surrounded by family members, after having spent the last 3 weeks or so in the Royal Darwin Hospital....

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MSC GROWTH IN WORLD PROVINCES.

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Every so often this site ranges around the MSC society and various provinces, especially highlighting growth in professions and ordinations.

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This weekend we visit the Philippines, Brazil, PNG, Pacific Union – encouragement for future ministry and heart...

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INTRODUCING PETER ANTONY MSC, FROM INDIA TO RANDWICK

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Fr Peter Antony is the new Assistant Priest.  We learn about him in this interview from the Randwick parish bulletin, with thanks to Tony McNamara and Debra Lawrence,

Tell us about your family

Both my parents are in their 60s. My father,...

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CUSKELLY HOUSE, BLACKBURN, MSC FORMATION 10th ANNIVERSARY

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From 21 March 2009 to 21 March 2019 - 10th Anniversary of Cuskelly House.

MSC ministry in the parish of St Thomas the Apostle in Blackburn began in 2008 with the arrival od Chris Murphy as PP - although parishioners had a longtime...

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AN MSC LIFE, GERRY BURKE, CHEVALIER COLLEGE

The temptation was resisted to use the heading, 'Everything you wanted to know about Gerry but were afraid to ask'!.

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Article in the 2018, Heart and Shield magazine.

He is glad to be back. Again.

When he first came to Chevalier in 1948, the school...

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MSC MISSION EASTERN PAPUA, WORTH KNOWING.

Recently, Chris McPhee, MSC Provincial visited PNG confreres, not so many Australians there these days. PNG MSC province and confreres ministering there.

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We noticed that this week, March 19th, saw the 80th anniversary of the death of Fr Hubert...

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INTERVIEW WITH CARDINAL JOHN RIBAT MSC

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crdinal Ribat stressed his country is facing one major problem that can't wait for a solution: climate change.

“It is really the biggest issue for us. We cannot keep quiet about it. We have to come out with it,” he said, noting that the “king...

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