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.

JOHN EHLEFLEDT MSC, CELEBRATING 102nd BIRTHDAY - AND HE IS 83 YEARS PROFESSED!

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A lunch yarn with John's niece, Mary, and his brother, Kevin MSC

It is good to be able to post a website exclusive - well, it was exclusive two years ago when John turned 100, and it was exclusive last year when...

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8th DECEMBER, MISSIONARIES OF THE SACRED HEART, FOUNDATION DAY: 164 YEARS

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Jules Chevalier and Eugene Maugest completed their novena. received a donation and the parish priest of Issoudun encouraged their enterprise, 8th December 1854.

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Here is a reflection for Foundation Day.  Thanks to Fr...

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A PERSPECTIVE ON WHAT IT IS LIKE TO PREACH:  KRISH JON MATHAVAN MSC

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COMPANIONS IN PROCLAIMING: OUR EXPERIENCE OF BREAKING OPEN THE WORD OCTOBER 22 – 25 2018

This was the title of the meeting that the clergy of Adelaide had last month.

The first cab off the rank was Krish. He was the first...

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PHOTOS AND OCCASIONS

Photos from around the province...

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Kensington, end of year morning tea - at the Chevalier Resource Centre

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That's Albert Yelds on the right, home from Kiribati - at 93, he is the fifth in seniority in the province.

With Allison Mackenzie, director of the Chevalier...

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NATIONAL DAY OF SORRROW AND PROMISE FOR THOSE HURT BY ABUSE, DECEMBER 2nd.

AUSTRALIAN MSC PROVINCE AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS APPOINTMENT.

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CATHOLIC RELIGIOUS AUSTRALIA MEDIA RELEASE

In a collective response from Catholic religious orders across the country, religious women and men will hold...

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CONGRATULATIONS TONY YOUNG MSC, COMPANION OF THE STAR OF MELANESIA.

Australian MSC dinning out at Maggi Seafood Restaurant, Port Moresby tonight:

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L-R Frs Leo Wearden, Paul Guy, Brian Cahill, Tony Young, Paul Jennings, Ben Fleming.

In honour of Fr Tony Young receiving his PNG Logahu Award on...

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SOME SIGNIFICANT DECEMBER DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY, 2018

 

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Fr Chevalier and Fr Maugenest who made the novena for the foundation of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.

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

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BRIAN GALLAGHER MSC, NEW BOOK, COMMUNAL WISDOM

Coventry Press announce Communal Wisdom, a revised and enlarged version of Brian's previous book. It draws on the material from his recent doctoral thesis on discernment.

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COMMUNAL WISDOM
A Way of Discernment for A Pilgrim Church

Brian Gallagher...

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Bishops recognise priest’s 50 years as bridge between faith and film, Fr Peter Malone MSC

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Callum Ryan, Peter Sheehan, Richard Leonard, Peter Malone, Mark Coleridge, Stephen Hackett.

Cathnews featured this story yesterday. Here is the post (with an extra photo or two).

The Australian...

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December 8 beatification of Of Gods and Men monks will be a first for the Church

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These monks were killed alongside so many thousands of Algerians

[Of Gods and Men/ Des Dieux et des hommes (2010) is one of the best all-time films with Catholic themes. Well worth seing - inspiring.]

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From...

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OUR TIMES OF MUSLIM-CATHOLIC DIALOGUE.  AN MSC STORY FROM INDONESIA.

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Nurturing interfaith dialogue in Indonesia's conflict-torn Maluku Islands

'Harmony is not something we just talk about, it's something which we have to show proof of,' says Bishop Petrus Canisius Mandagi of Amboina 

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