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.

ELECTION DAY/WEEKEND.  SOME COMIC RELIEF FOR THOSE WHO MIGHT NEED IT

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Since so much of the campaign relied on ‘dirty tricks’ (old terminology) and ‘fake news’ (current terminology) and these took place on social media, here are some cautions about this social media.

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Of course, they...

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ELECTION 2019 TOMORROW. WHAT DO WE VALUE?

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A note for our overseas visitors.  Saturday May 18th is our Federal election day. Voting is compulsory in Australia. It seemed only right to post something to focus on Gospel values and our voting.  Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv., Bishop of Paramatta,...

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BRIAN GALLAGHER MSC, BOOK LAUNCH, COMMUNAL DISCERNMENT, SET ME FREE

May 2nd saw the launch of two books by Brian Gallagher MSC, Communal Wisdom and Set Me Free at the Study Centre of the Yarra Theological Union.

 

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The event was chaired by Peter Malone MSC who introduced the speakers and...

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THE MEMORIAL IN NORTHERN VICTORIA FOR FATHER EDWARD McGRATH MSC,1881 – 1977.

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Fr Ted Mc Cormack alerted us to this memorial to Fr Edward McGrath up Benalla way.out in the countryside. Thanks to Ted and to Peter Hendriks MSC for the photos.  See below for Fr McGrath's story.  We posted a lot...

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SISTER MARGARET SULLIVAN OLSH – A TRIBUTE

Missionary Sister recognised for decades of service in Kiribati

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Sr Margaret Sullivan FDNSC (seated) with her sister, Denise, a Dominican Sister. Photo: Catholic Weekly/Alphonsus Fok.

After a remarkable 65 years as a missionary in one of the...

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FR TOUSSAINT ILUKU BOLUMBU MSC  -  NEW BISHOP IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

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The Holy Father has appointed as bishop of the diocese of Bokungu-Ikela, Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Rev. Fr. Toussaint Iluku Bolumbu, M.S.C., currently superior of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart...

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RIP JEAN VANIER, ONE OF THE GREATS OF OUR TIME.

Jean Vanier, the founder of L’Arche, the international community for people with learning disabilities, has died in Paris at the age of 90.

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In a statement on L’Arche’s website, its leaders said: “Jean passed away peacefully today . . ....

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MSC STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

You may know some of the people in these stories and recognise their pictures. There are celebrations. There is joy even in troubled Venezuela.  

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The Philippines:  Many know Fil Pelingon MSC who studied theology in Australia, spent some years as Bursar...

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MSC SISTERS CELEBRATE 90 YEARS IN AUSTRALIA.           

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It was in May 1928 that Sister Liboria MSC, the American Provincial at the time, landed with a group of sisters in Australia. In the early years, they worked with the Salesian priests at their newly-founded college in Sunbury,...

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OUR MSC PRINT MAGAZINE, AUSTRALIAN PROVINCE

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We have two MSC media outlets for the life of our Province.

Our website, which you are visiting, launched in 2006. It has continued in its present style in 2010, revamped in 2013 – and some updating anticipated soon.

In July 2018, the first...

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MSC PERSONNEL: 'THERE WERE  MOVEMENTS AT THE STATIONS...', (THANKS TO BANJO PATERSON FOR THE ADAPTED QUOTE!).

Some recent information on appointments.

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BILL BRADY MSC. Completing his term as Community Leader in Adelaide and moving to Randwick parish.

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EDMOND TRAVERS MSC. In recent years a...

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