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 December 2019 22:33
WELL WORTH WATCHING, INTERPRETING 'THE TWO POPES'
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...
- Published: Sunday, 01 December 2019 22:16
SOME SIGNIFICANT DECEMBER DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY, 2019
8th December, the anniversary of the foundation of the Congregation, 164 years ago.
Also the transferring of Mother Marie-Louise Hartzer to the Crypt at Issoudun.
And several dates significant for Fr Chevalier and Fr Maugenest -...
- Published: Monday, 25 November 2019 22:52
CHALLENGE TO THE CATHOLIC CHURCH: GRACE a DIEU/ BY THE GRACE OF GOD
France, 2019, 137 minutes, Directed by François Ozon.
World Catholic Association for Communication.
This very topical film, for the Church, the Churches and all institutions with cases of sexual abuse of...
- Published: Saturday, 30 November 2019 10:50
CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF PAUL STENHOUSE MSC
There was a memorial vigil and sharing of stories at Kensington Monastery.
The Requiem Mass was held at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Kensington,
many MSC Confreres, Paul’s brother, Richard, and his family, a church full of friends, celebrant...
- Published: Sunday, 24 November 2019 23:11
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.
Brian Gallagher was MC and launching the book was Greg Bourke of Melbourne Archdiocese, Executive...
- Published: Thursday, 28 November 2019 22:39
OUR MSC WEBSITE MOVING FORWARD.
Well, at least, some initial steps towards developments for 2020.
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...
- Published: Friday, 22 November 2019 22:24
AN INVITATION – TO A SOMEWHAT SAD EVENT, DARAMALAN MSC RESIDENCE
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...
- Published: Wednesday, 27 November 2019 22:05
CARDINAL JOHN RIBAT MSC, A PNG PERSPECTIVE AT THE SYNOD OF THE AMAZON
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.
By Barbara J. Fraser CNS) — When...
- Published: Thursday, 21 November 2019 22:41
RIP, SISTER PATRICIA RUSH MSC
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...
- Published: Tuesday, 26 November 2019 21:33
HEART OF LIFE CENTRE, CELEBRATING GRADUATIONS
November 25th, celebration of Heart of Life graduates at St Paschal’s chapel, Box Hill.
Director, Paul Beirne welcomed graduates, staff, families and visitors. Presiding at the Eucharist was Kevin Hennessy CP.
The principal graduates were...
- Published: Wednesday, 20 November 2019 22:46
FROM JAPAN TO RANDWICK
From the OLSH Randwick Parish Bulletin. A migration and conversion story.
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....