MARCH 19th, St JOSEPH.   IMAGES

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Jules Chevalier had a strong devotion to St Joseph, ‘Model and Patron of those who love the Sacred Heart of Jesus”. 

The liturgy, referring to the Psalms and the tradition of the Wisdom literature about fathers and sons, calls him 'the wise and just...

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PAX CHRISTI 75th ANNIVERSARY.

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Claude Mostowik MSC has been a President of Pax Christi Australia. In his report in the recent MSC Magazine, Chris McPhee notes that Claude has arranged to visit our parishes to work with them on Justice, Peace and the Integrity of creation. This is in line with...

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VISIT FROM THE PHILIPPINES, RUDY ABAO MSC

Recently, Rudy Abao from the Philippines Province paid a visit to Australia.

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Visiting Daramalan College, Canberra

From 1958 to the end of the 1960s, Filippino students came from the Phlippines for their theological studies at Croydon.  One of them...

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CORONAVIRUS IN ROME, MSC GENERAL HOUSSE –  FROM CHRIS CHAPLIN MSC

People ask how things are in Rome at the moment so here's an update from life inside the lock-down for your interest.

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Its Sunday here and the place is quiet, except the sound of families enjoying being together. Today being...

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PHILLIPINES MSC PROVINCE CELEBRATING 40 YEARS, MARCH 15th

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Congratulations to the Philippine Province on this significant anniversary

From Manila, Philippines:

The Official Logo for the celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the MSC Philippines as a Province is here! The theme for the...

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CORONAVIRUS – SOME CONSEQUENCES

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This computer post for Monday is running late.  This is a coronavirus reason as to why.

It concerns me, the editor of this site, Peter Malone.

On the plane from Heathrow this weekend, the Qantas pilot suddenly announced the decision by the Australian...

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THE VICTORIA/ TASMANIA MSC COMMUNITY 2020

The Victorian/ Tasmanian Community is vying (not competitively) with Douglas Park to be the second largest community in the Province after Kensington Monastery.

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Recently there was a First Friday community gathering and meal – which also welcomed...

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OUR NEW HEART OF LIFE CENTRE VENUE – SOME PHOTOS.

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The Vicarage

After leaving our previous Heart of Life Centre, on the property of the Franciscans at Box Hill after 11 years there, we were really blessed to begin the year at our new venue,

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The parish church of St George

St George’s...

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ACKNOWLEDGING FR PAT AUSTIN MSC, 80 YEARS

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Pat Austin celebrates his 80th birthday on March 10th.

Recently, he had his Diammond Jubilee of Profession, February 26th, 1960.  He was ordained priest on 14th December 1968.

 In his fifty years of priesthood, Pat has served in a variety of...

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100 YEARS: THE FIRST CENTENARY OF THE DEATH OF AN AUSTRALIAN-BORN MSC, FR GEORGE ORGAN

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Born July 3, 1890,

First profession 14th of September 1909,

Ordination 30th of November 1917.

Died 14th  March 1920.

From Jim Littleton’s book on deceased MSC:

Born in Coonamble, NSW. On March 15,...

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SOME MSC MISSION OFFICE UPDATES

1. PNG MISSION OFFICE HANDOVER

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Passing the baton. Outgoing PNG Director Fr Fabian hands over the file to incoming Director Fr Michael -

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And a collection of gifts.

 

2. Relief for Southern Highlands Families Affected by Bushfires

Earlier this year, we...

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