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.

CHEVALIER FAMILY FIRST FRIDAY, SOCIAL JUSTICE INTENTION

 

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We join the Chevalier Famiy around the world in their focus and intention for July.

 

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HINDMARSH PARISH: FAREWELL TO BILL BRADY MSC

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Over nine years ago, Bill Brady was appointed to Hindmarsh. He has served as parish priest and as Community Leader of the Adelaide Community.  As the MSC withdraw from Hindmarsh, he is making his way to Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish,...

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CELEBRATING HEART SPIRITUALITY

FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART, 2019

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* In our Christ centred and incarnational spirituality, God in Jesus loves us with a human heart.

*Our spirituality is grounded in the belief of God’s love for us: the heart of Jesus is the Heart of God.

*An incarnational...

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CELEBRATING THE SACRED HEART, BY WAY OF CONTRAST

How did you celebrate the feast of the Sacred Heart?

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Here are two stories – by way of contrast.

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Each year, Fr Terry Bowman hosts an evening Mass for the Chevalier family in Melbourne and for parishioners of St Thomas, Blackburn.  And,...

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OUR LADY OF THE SACRED HEART SHRINE SURIGAO CITY

On the eve of the Feast of the Sacred Heart, a focus on Our Lady of the Sacred Heart.

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A beautiful 3-meter relief of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in stone. In MSC Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Shrine & Spirituality Center, Canlanipa, Surigao...

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IN MEMORIAM, GREG McCANN MSC, PHOTOS AND STORIES

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Requiem Mass was celebrated at Kensington Monastery on Thursday April 27th, followed by burial at St Mary's Towers, Douglas Park. For memories, we reprint some of the stories told by his nephew, Greg, on the occasion of Uncle Greg's 100th...

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A STOPOVER IN ROME, GERRY BURKE MSC

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Gerry Burke recently visited Europe, an opportunity to connect with family in Ireland, as well as a stopover in Rome.
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 Via Asmara, OLSH as well as a collection of Indonesian dolls
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He sent the photo mementos - including some from the General House and...

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SOME SIGNIFICANT JULY DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY, 2019

July seems to have been a mission establishing month: MSC in Yule Island, PNG; MSC in Bangalore, India; MSC in Canada; MSC Sisters in Peru.

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It is also a month of memories of murdered MSCs, in Indonesia during World War II, of Peter To Rot...

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MSC PHILIPPINES FORMATION NEWS

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The Philippines Province has several Facebook pages including one from the Scholasticate community and another on Vocations promotion.

Here is a news item on those approved for final vows.

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It is with great joy that we...

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BEEN TO CROYDON MONASTERY LATELY?  MANY TRANSFORMATIONS

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The feast of the Sacred Heart brings back memories of where many of us (older rather than younger) absorbed Heart Spirituality (despite the cold).

Opened in 1939, sold to the archdiocese of Melbourne in 1991, and becoming the parish...

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MSC COLLEGES MOTTO, ALL OUR COLLEGES, STRONG IN FAITH/ FORTES IN FIDE

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In a recent item on the Downlands website, there was an article on the origins of the motto of our Colleges, Downlands (931), Chevalier (1946), Monivae (1954), Daramalan (1962). The article was written by Anne McAtomney,...

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