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.

TIM BRENNAN: NEW POSTING AT MSC GENERAL HOUSE

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The Australian contingent at the MSC General House in Rome is about to be increased with the recent appointment of Tim Brennan. His task is to establish a specialist  Safeguarding Desk at the General House. 

Tim Brennan, following a stint as the...

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ACKNOWLEDGING ELIZABETH (LIZ) PHELAN

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On our site we have been acknowledging MSC priests and brothers as they turn a significant age, and upwards.
 
Perhaps taking a cue from our post for International Women’s Day last Friday and the focus on the women in the Chevalier Family, it is...

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SURGERY AND TREATMENT FOR HEART OF LIFE CENTRE DIRECTOR

That sounds  a somewhat sensational heading – but it is designed to draw attention to the beginning of 2019 at Heart of Life.

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Last month, HOL director (since 2014), Paul Beirne, had surgery on face and neck, putting him out of...

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BISHOP ROCHUS TATAMAI MSC AT PORT MORESBY MEETING ON VATICAN MEETING.

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Rochus Tatamai was present at the Vatican Meeting as President of the Bishops Conference of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.

The following meeting took place a week after the Vatican meeting. An immediate response -...

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PNG INDIGENOUS SISTERS – YOU MAY NOT HAVE HEARD THIS STORY

We know that quite a number of religious congregations of sisters were established with the help of MSC bishops and priests.

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Indigenous Sisters, Daughters of Mary Immaculate, New Britain.

We also know the stories of the Japanese...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’ DAY – CELEBRATING THE CHEVALIER FAMILY

Acknowledging and celebrating International Women’s Day -  beginning at home: the Chevalier Family.

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Jules Chevalier had a broad vision for his mission – and the women and men called to it.

There are more women than men in...

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GOLDEN JUBILEES OF PROFESSION, 1969-2019.

Congratulations to the men who are celebrating 50 years of profession.

The actual day was 1st March. Celebrations for the jubilarians (and for some of those 60 years and 70 years professed), March 2nd.

And, in alphabetical order.

Henk Bosman

Henk Bosman MSC.

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RIP, DENIS EDWARDS

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The Missionaries of the Sacred  Heart offer sympathy and prayers to the Archdiocese of Adelaide on the death of their priest and theologian, Denis Edwards.

Msgr Edwards, 75, died at the Royal Adelaide Hospital after suffering a stroke on the weekend.

A senior lecturer in...

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FIRST FRIDAY OF MARCH, CHEVALIER FAMILY JUSTICE AND PEACE REFLECTION.

 

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A message and resolutions

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SOME SIGNIFICANT MARCH DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY - 2019

March 25th has many entries, a significant day. It includes the foundation of the Handmaids of the Lord in 1918 by Archbishop Alain de Boismenu MSC.

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Mary Drum, MSC Provincial Australia, and Paul, MSC PNG

However, there are quite a...

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