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.

ACKNOWLEDGING HAROLD BAKER MSC, 95th BIRTHDAY

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Harold in recent years in Canberra

Our site has been acknowledging the life and ministry of confreres as they turn 80, 85 or 90. However, today is the birthday of the third senior member of the Australian province, Harold Baker, in age and in...

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PARISH OF DEEPDENE, BALWYN, CAMBERWELL – MELBOURNE.

BOOK ON CHURCH REFURBISHMENT

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MSC who live in the Kew Community are in the now combined parish of Deepdene, Balwyn, Camberwell. Their closest church is Our Lady of Good Counsel, Deepdene. Those who have lived in the community or visited...

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MODERN TECHNICAL MIRACLE - SITE RESTORED!

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Visitors to the site will have seen that we have been off-line since the weekend. Thankfully, the difficulties have been solved with thanks to our administrator.

In fact, the only two things wrong were that Current News and Justice...

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WEEKEND BREAK - SMART PHONES AND US.

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Since 1996, smartphone shipments have had positive growth. In November 2011, 27% of all photographs created were taken with camera-equipped smartphones. In September 2012, a study concluded that 4 out of 5 smartphone owners use the device to shop online.

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A GOOD NEWS ALERT. 

MSC SPIRITUALITY COURSE, HANS KWAKMAN MSC, NOW AVAILABLE ON-LINE.

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 Many of us, especially Lay MSC, have appreciated the many chapters of Hans Kwakman’s course over recent years. We have been taken back to Jules Chevalier’s insights, to the charism of Heart...

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SPIRITUAL DIRECTORS.

FOURTEEN 2018 GRADUATES FROM THE HEART OF LIFE CENTRE FOR SPIRITUALITY AND PASTORAL FORMATION

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INCUDING THANG NGUYEN MSC.

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Siloam is the accredited program for Spiritual Directors (established by Brian Gallagher MSC). It has been at the core of Heart of Life since 1983....

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ACKNOWLEDGING ALBERT CHAN MSC, 85th BIRTHDAY

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Congratulating Albert Chan on his 85th birthday.

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Albert made his first profession 62 years ago in 1956.  He was ordained 56 years ago in 1962.

The first decades of his ministry were spent in education, teaching science, supervising dormitories...

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KENJI KONDA NOW IN THE NOVITIATE, HIS STORY

Novitiate Reception Kenji Konda

After spending 2018 in the MSC community at Blackburn, Victoria, he was persuaded to tell his story for the Parish Magazine, The Apostle, of St Thomas Parish. With thanks to St Thomas' for allowing us to reprint.

 

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A VISIT TO SOUTH AFRICA, MSC AND OLSH – PAUL CASHEN MSC

Paul Cashen writes from South Africa.

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At present I am in SA on the invitation of the Australian OLSH and MSC to visit their mission to the Limpopo Province of South Africa.  

I met up with most of the Irish, African and Australian...

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ANNOUNCING A NEW MSC MISSION OUTREACH, ERSKINEVILLE, TRU NGUYEN

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Here we are again! Advent and Christmas and then into the New Year - 2019.  Christmas is always a time of gift giving. As we know from our own history of being MSC, gifts from the God of surprises are never predictable.

One may...

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NEW MSC BISHOP IN PERU, TIMOTEO SOLORZANO ROJAS.

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Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Trujillo, Peru

Titular Bishop of Dumium

Events

Date

Age

Event

Title

24 Jan 1969

49.80

Born

15 Aug 1990

21.5

First Vows

Member of Missionaries of...

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