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.

CONGRATULATIONS OLSH SISTERS, PROFESSIONS - 70, 60 50 YEARS

Mass of Thanksgiving: Saturday 5th January 2019

OLSH Jubilees Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Chapel OLSH Convent Kensington

OLSH Chapel, OLSH Convent Kensington

In celebration of the following milestones in religious life:

70 years of Profession:

OLSH Jubilees Margaret Sullivan Elizabeth Doyle 70 years

Margaret Sullivan FDNSC, Elizabeth Doyle FDNSC

60 years...

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INDIAN MSC PRIEST INVOLVED IN CAR ACCIDENT.

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Father Anthony Prem Kumar

With thanks to Malcolm Fyfe MSC for this news.

One of our pluckier Indian MSCs, Father Anthony Prem Kumar, has been for some years now working alongside members of the Spanish Province in Paraguay. (Father Jaya Kumar Raju...

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SOME SIGNIFICANT JANUARY DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY, 2019

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Archbishop Couppe MSC, See January 15th and January 31st

1 January,
Motherhood of God

6.January,:
Feast of the Epiphany - one of Chevalier's favourite feast. The true nature of God is manifested through the flesh of the infant...

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WHAT'S IN A VESTMENT? WHO'S IN A VESTMENT? OLDER ANSWERS

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The photo below had some circulation on Facebook last week, eliciting some comments.  This led to our trying to check the date – which revealed that if you Google Cardnal Raymond Burke, who is central to the photos, an item appears...

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WELCOME BACK.  BLESSINGS FOR 2019

What the world needs now is – Compassion.

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2019, in Australia will be an election year. Will we vote for compassion? For the first peoples of Australia, for the refugees, for asylum seekers, the detained? For the victims of violence, especially in our...

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ST MARY'S TOWERS, DOUGLAS PARK - AT CHRISTMAS

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Christmas Vigil

More than 140 people attended our Christmas Vigil Mass, celebrated for the first time by our new Parish Priest Tony Arthur.

DP Christmas Vigil congregation

The service began with carols led by Trish Smith (organ) and daughter Amy Parish (guitar & vocals)...

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WISHING EVERYONE ALL CHRISTMAS BLESSINGS

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The Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, Australia, wish all our visitors peace for Christmas -

and gifts of hope and joy for 2019.

 

The image, relevant in this time of refugees, is by Kelly Latimore (Google:

Kelly Latimore’s website 

or Kelly...

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FIRST FRIDAY, JANUARY: HEART SPIRITUALITY REFLECTION.

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There has been a centuries-old tradition to focus on the Heart of Jesus on the First Friday of each month.

This year, our site would like to offer a brief Heart Spirituality reflection. While our site offers MSC news, photos, associated...

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OUR SITE DURING THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS

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While we enjoy Christmas Day and the time off before the beginning of 2019, our site is going to have a break as well.

But, let's welcome the spirit of Christmas on its eve,

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There will be a Christmas greeting on Christmas Day - and then we will...

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VINCE CARROLL MSC, DOWNLANDS COLLEGE, TOOWOOMBA

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Vince Carroll MSC:

Chris McPhee writes: Vince has returned towards the end of 2018 to Australia. He has done an extraordinary ministry in South Africa – especially with ministering to our Aussie Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart.

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MEMORIES OF CYCLONE TRACY, CHRISTMAS EVE, CHRISTMAS DAY, 1974.  DIARY ENTRIES, JOE KELLY

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Gerry Burke sent these diary entries by Joe Kelly,St John's College - we thought that those who remember the events might like to read these memories; we thought that for those who don't remember, the...

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