Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, an Australian community, in a worldwide religious congregation.
Jesus loved with a human heart: with him we proclaim his love to the world.
We work to discover through advocacy, healing and reconciliation, God's presence in our world.
We are to be on earth the heart of God. God has no other heart but ours.
- Published: Monday, 02 September 2019 23:08
THE AUSTRALIAN DREAM,
A NECESSARY AND COMPELLING EXAMINATION OF CONSCIENCE
This post is immediately relevant for Australian visitors to this site.
We hope that it will of interest and concern to visitors from beyond Australia
Racism often surfaces in Australian life. Two films about the...
- Published: Sunday, 01 September 2019 22:59
SOME SIGNIFICANT SEPTEMBER DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY 2019
This month there are quite a number of significant dates for both Jules Chevalier and Marie-Louise Hartzer
- the date for the naming of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, the blessing of the statue at Issoudun, the profession of final...
- Published: Monday, 26 August 2019 23:10
DEACON BONIFACE PERDJERT, HIS FUNERAL AND TRIBUTE, WADEYE, NT.
While Deacon Boniface died in June, his funeral was celebrated on Friday August 23rd. We thank Leo Wearden MSC for sending the ABC Report, reflections by Frank Brennan SJ, and a letter from the MSC Superior General, Fr Mario...
- Published: Friday, 30 August 2019 23:07
STORIES AND PHOTOS OUT AND ABOUT.
Sometimes we catch a story, sometimes a photo. Here is something of a roundup.
Tan Nguyen MSC has taken up residence and ministry at Monivae College.
Paul McCormack MSC is on his way to Henley Beach.
IN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY
- Published: Monday, 26 August 2019 11:36
PROVINCIAL STATEMENT ON GARDEN POINT REPORT AND RESPONSE TO THE ABC
Monday 26th August, ABC News 24 featured an item on Garden Point Melville Island, interviews with survivors from the Stolen Generation times.
Stolen from their mother and abused, children of Garden Point mission lead charge...
- Published: Thursday, 29 August 2019 22:16
BROTHER HERMAN KOOYMAN MSC IN DARWIN
Brother Herman Kooyman MSC lives in Darwin. He has had surgery on his legs and lives in care. Today is his 83rd birthday. Visitors to our site might like to hear about him, his scooter and mobility and his creative work.
From the Deputy Provincial’s...
- Published: Sunday, 25 August 2019 23:10
MSC ITEMS FROM ADELAIDE, LAY, OLSH AND MSC
With the MSC withdrawal from Hindmarsh Parish last month, here are some final stories for the record.
LAY MSC CELEBRATE FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART
Our June meeting was different this year. We normally have separate meetings of the two Lay MSC...
- Published: Wednesday, 28 August 2019 23:50
JOHN RATE MSC: INAUGURAL PMRC IMPACT AWARD 2019
In July, this award was made to John Rate. He was unable to attend but sent a video message. The award was presented by Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP and accepted for John by Helen and Leo Wursthorn. With thanks to Francine Pirola for the photos.
- Published: Friday, 23 August 2019 23:40
THE MSC FRENCH UNION, AFRICA.
Before the Mass
It is usually PNG, the Pacific Union or Asian Provinces that we feature on this site, professions and ordinations, personnel, special events. This is the region we live in.
With the District Leader
We would like to feature some photos from...
- Published: Tuesday, 27 August 2019 22:21
AUSTRALIAN CONGRATULATIONS TO JIM MILLER MSC, US PROVINCE, ON HIS GOLDEN JUBILEE OF PROFESSION.
Earlier this month, Brother Jim Miller MSC, of the American Province, celebrated his Golden Jubilee of Profession. During his 50 years of MSC life, he has spent a long time in PNG, especially in...
- Published: Thursday, 22 August 2019 22:49
LIGHTEN THE LOAD ON FRIDAYS
Enjoy reading the caption.
A truck loaded with thousands of copies of Roget's Thesaurus crashed yesterday losing its entire load. Witnesses were stunned, startled, aghast, taken aback, stupefied, confused, shocked, rattled, paralysed, dazed, bewildered, mixed up,...