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.

MSC SISTERS AUSTRALIA, OUTREACH AND SCHOLARSHIP

msc sisters scholar

In recent years the MSC Sisters have financed scholarships for further studies. Aboriginal students have received scholarships for University studies.

Notice has been pubiished for  a 2019 scholarship: Spiritual Care and Mental Health...

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GOOD NEWS FROM MSC VIETNAM - PART 2:

LAYING OF THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR CHEVALIER HOUSE.

 blessing the first stone

With thanks again to our MSC Student correspondent, Bang Dinh MSC for text and so many photos of blessings, stones and contracts.

3 to bless the land

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blessing land with holy water

After the celebration of the novices and...

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JOSEF SENJUK MSC - A MUSIC STORY

Southern Highlands Symphony Orchestra – Josef Senjuk

Josef and Orchestra 2

Second longest tenured member of our community at St Mary’s Towers at Douglas Park, Josef Senjuk, was recruited into the Southern Highlands Symphony Orchestra, having taken part in...

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DR PATRICK RYAN MSC - 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH.  DELVING INTO OUR ARCHIVES

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Today is the 50th anniversary of the death of Patrick Ryan MSC (1904-1969). He was famous for his debate with Communist, Edgar Ross, in 1948. 30,000 people attended. A biography of Fr Ryan can be found in Jim...

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WE HAVE HAD AN INDIAN MSC WEEK ON OUR SITE

msc india ordination card

This week our site has been featuring India (for non-indian and non-Australian visitors, you will not have experienced the cricket tests with India’s superiority over Australia, but no matter!!). There was the car accident in Paraguay and the...

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GOOD NEWS FROM MSC VIETNAM - and more on Saturday

On the occasion of 12th, January, 2018. We would like to share to you 2 good news

Fr. Bob giving lucky money

Lucky money - see below!

First, the celebration of Acceptance and Sending off our Postulants

5 Postulants 2019

Second – will be posted on Saturday!

We had a celebration of...

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WINNERS, AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC FILM OFFICE

MSC Brothers and Priests, OLSH Sisters and many lay missionaries served indigenous people in Central Australia, at Arltunga, Santa Teresa, Alice Springs parish, for many decades.

sweet country poster

Sweet Country offers an opportunity to raise Australian consciousness...

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IN MEMORIAM, PETER EDWIN PRICE, 1941-2019.

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Peter Price, valued member of the staff of the Yarra Theological Union, has died after some time of suffering with cancer.  He was buried from St Paschal’s Chapel, Box Hill.

As Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, we wish to honour him and remember...

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NEW MSC MAJOR SUPERIOR APPOINTED FOR INDIA

MSC India Superior fr Darwin

Some further news from Malcolm Fyfe MSC

Just today an announcement has come from the Generalate that a new Superior has been appointed for the MSC Indian Union. It is FATHER THATHEUS DARWIN. He will take office on February 15. Father Darwin succeeds...

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BOB IRWIN MSC, VISIT TO THE MSC NOVITIATE, PHILIPPINES – AN INTERNATIONAL FORMATION VENTURE.

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Entry to the Novitiate

Last week was something of an MSC India week on this site, three posts.

This week will be something on an MSC Vietnam week.

Irwin vt helping

Preview of coming attractions – the new...

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CONGRATULATIONS OLSH SISTERS, PROFESSIONS - 70, 60 50 YEARS

Mass of Thanksgiving: Saturday 5th January 2019

OLSH Jubilees Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Chapel OLSH Convent Kensington

OLSH Chapel, OLSH Convent Kensington

In celebration of the following milestones in religious life:

70 years of Profession:

OLSH Jubilees Margaret Sullivan Elizabeth Doyle 70 years

Margaret Sullivan FDNSC, Elizabeth Doyle FDNSC

60 years...

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