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.

WELL WORTH WATCHING, INTERPRETING 'THE TWO POPES'

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THE TWO POPES

UK/Argentina/Italy/US, 2019, 125 minutes, Colour, Jonathan Pryce, Anthony Hopkins, Juan Minujin. Directed by Fernando Meirelles.

There are many reasons, good reasons, to see The Two Popes. Some of them are worth noting before...

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SOME SIGNIFICANT DECEMBER DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY, 2019

8th December, the anniversary of the foundation of the Congregation, 164 years ago.

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Also the transferring of Mother Marie-Louise Hartzer to the Crypt at Issoudun.

And several dates significant for Fr Chevalier and Fr Maugenest -...

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CHALLENGE TO THE CATHOLIC CHURCH: GRACE a DIEU/ BY THE GRACE OF GOD 

France, 2019, 137 minutes, Directed by François Ozon.

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SIGNIS STATEMENT
World Catholic Association for Communication.

 This very topical film, for the Church, the Churches and all institutions with cases of sexual abuse of...

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CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF PAUL STENHOUSE MSC

There was a memorial vigil and sharing of stories at Kensington Monastery.

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The Requiem Mass was held at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Kensington,

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many MSC Confreres, Paul’s brother, Richard, and his family, a church full of friends, celebrant...

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PAUL CASTLEY MSC, BOOK LAUNCH, A TIME TO HOPE.

St Thomas’ parish, Blackburn, and its PP, Terry Bowman MSC, hosted the occasion of the launching of Paul Castley’s new book, A Time to Hope.

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Brian Gallagher was MC and launching the book was Greg Bourke of Melbourne Archdiocese, Executive...

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OUR MSC WEBSITE MOVING FORWARD.

Well, at least, some initial steps towards developments for 2020.

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On 28th November, there was a website meeting and discussion at Treand House, Coogee.  We took the opportunity for some assessment of our content and layout.

Our site was set up in 2006 and was...

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AN INVITATION – TO A SOMEWHAT SAD EVENT, DARAMALAN MSC RESIDENCE

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The invitation is to a farewell Mass, 8th December, McCowage Hall, Daramalan College, 10.30 am.

The souvenir photo below is well worth studying – many moments for nostalgia.

Our veteran MSC who have lived at the...

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CARDINAL JOHN RIBAT MSC, A PNG PERSPECTIVE AT THE SYNOD OF THE AMAZON

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Cardinal John Ribat of Papua New Guinea is participating in the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon, said he plans to take the idea of forming a church network back to the Pacific.

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By Barbara J. Fraser  CNS) — When...

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RIP, SISTER PATRICIA RUSH MSC

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Sister Trish Rush MSC died on November 15th. Recently, she celebrated 100 years of life and over 80 years of religious profession.

Her Requiem Mass was presided over by her Franciscan brother, Theophane (Paul) Rush. A eulogy was presented by Sister Francis Baum...

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HEART OF LIFE CENTRE, CELEBRATING GRADUATIONS

November 25th, celebration of Heart of Life graduates at St Paschal’s chapel, Box Hill.

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Director, Paul Beirne welcomed graduates, staff, families and visitors. Presiding at the Eucharist was Kevin Hennessy CP.

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The principal graduates were...

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FROM JAPAN TO RANDWICK

 From the OLSH Randwick Parish Bulletin.  A migration and conversion story.

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Kaoru Kagami-Chua completed the RCIA program and became a Catholic at the Easter Vigil in April this year.

 

I was born and raised in Japan and attended an Anglican school from Year 1 to 12....

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