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, 12 November 2018 07:15
LAY MSC MEETINGS, ADELAIDE
Each Lay MSC group has its own way of operating. Here I would like to outline our method. It is not for everyone; but we can always learn from others.
Our group meets every month and the topic is generally chosen by the family that is hosting the meeting. However on...
- Published: Saturday, 10 November 2018 07:54
ARMISTICE CENTENARY, MSC CHAPLAIN MEMORIES, A FRENCH MSC AIR ACE.
One hundred years ago on 11 November 1918, four bloody years of brutal conflict came to an end. Almost 62,000 Australians died fighting for our freedom and in service of our nation.
If you would like more...
- Published: Sunday, 04 November 2018 22:22
BOB IRWIN MSC, LETTER FROM VIETNAM
He is back! After 8 strenuous months defeating his cancer, Uncle Thoi has returned to Vietnam, to renew his position as the chief formator here. Smiles all around. His return was celebrated with Eucharist and then the lamb shanks which he and Hung brought...
- Published: Thursday, 08 November 2018 22:53
POPE FRANCIS, CARDINAL RIBAT, PNG - AND OTHER STORIES AROUND THE MSC WORLD.
A Synod moment - in case the photo is not too clear, the Pope's vest reads 'I Love PNG' With Cardinal John Ribat MSC and the new Bishop of Kerema, Pedro Centeno Baquero SDB. Looks as though the Bishops assailed the...
- Published: Saturday, 03 November 2018 08:10
ATTRACTED? PERSUADED? MSC POSTERS – WHAT DO YOU THINK?
There are quite a number of MSC Posters around.
Here is a first selection.
One of the immediate factors to note is differing cultures. MSC ministry in a range of countries.
And there are differing...
- Published: Wednesday, 07 November 2018 22:10
PAST STUDENTS FROM CHEVALIER AND MONIVAE PROMINENT IN FAIRFAX MEDIA
PETER HARTCHER, CHEVALIER
In 1981, while a student at Chevalier College in Burradoo, NSW, Hartcher was national winner of the Sydney Morning Herald's Plain English Speaking competition and won a trip to England, where he won...
- Published: Thursday, 01 November 2018 22:38
A FIRST FRIDAY STORY - A LIFETIME'S COMMITMENT TO THE HEART AND TO MISSION
"I do not regret my decision"
-Fr. Kees Swinkels, MSC
Dean of MSC Philippine Province
An MSC for 70 years; a priest for 65 years
The conversation that follows will share some glimpses of the life and mission of a...
- Published: Tuesday, 06 November 2018 22:21
GOOD NEWS - A NOVICE, KENJI KONDA
Reception into the Novitiate 2 November 2018
A significant event for the MSC Australian Province took place on the evening of the 2nd of November in the Jenkins Chapel St Mary's Towers, Douglas Park. For the first time in six years a reception ceremony was...
- Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018 22:19
SOME SIGNIFICANT NOVEMBER DAYS FOR THE CHEVALIER FAMILY 2018
Statue of Bishop Henry Verius MSC, See November 13th
2 November, 1964
Father Karl Maria Weber was killed in the diocese of Ikela. (Zaïre at that time, now Democratic Republic of Congo). In this period of upheaval, 13 Sisters, 7...
- Published: Monday, 05 November 2018 22:16
NEW BOOK BY PAUL STENHOUSE MSC ABOUT HIS ANCESTOR,
John Farrell: Poet, Journalist and Social Reformer 1851–1904.
Description from the publishers.
John Farrell was an integral figure in the literary and political ferment of the 1880s and 1890s in Australia. A popular...
- Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018 06:29
THE MORAL OF THE STORY… 20 YEARS AT YTU, PHIILIP MALONE MSC
A while ago, there was a story about Philip Malone as the last MSC lecturer standing at the Yarra Theological Union. This is an interview for the YTU Newsletter.
Philip Malone, how did 20 years at YTU come about?
As 1998 came to...