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.

RIP, DEACON BONIFACE PERDJERT, WADEYE.

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Malcolm Fyfe MSC, Vicar General, Diocese of Dawin, has written:

I write with sadness to inform you that Deacon Boniface Perdjert died about 1 pm today surrounded by family members, after having spent the last 3 weeks or so in the Royal Darwin Hospital....

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INTRODUCING PETER ANTONY MSC, FROM INDIA TO RANDWICK

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Fr Peter Antony is the new Assistant Priest.  We learn about him in this interview from the Randwick parish bulletin, with thanks to Tony McNamara and Debra Lawrence,

Tell us about your family

Both my parents are in their 60s. My father,...

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TIM BRENNAN: NEW POSTING AT MSC GENERAL HOUSE

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The Australian contingent at the MSC General House in Rome is about to be increased with the recent appointment of Tim Brennan. His task is to establish a specialist  Safeguarding Desk at the General House. 

Tim Brennan, following a stint as the...

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AN MSC LIFE, GERRY BURKE, CHEVALIER COLLEGE

The temptation was resisted to use the heading, 'Everything you wanted to know about Gerry but were afraid to ask'!.

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Article in the 2018, Heart and Shield magazine.

He is glad to be back. Again.

When he first came to Chevalier in 1948, the school...

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ACKNOWLEDGING ELIZABETH (LIZ) PHELAN

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On our site we have been acknowledging MSC priests and brothers as they turn a significant age, and upwards.
 
Perhaps taking a cue from our post for International Women’s Day last Friday and the focus on the women in the Chevalier Family, it is...

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INTERVIEW WITH CARDINAL JOHN RIBAT MSC

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crdinal Ribat stressed his country is facing one major problem that can't wait for a solution: climate change.

“It is really the biggest issue for us. We cannot keep quiet about it. We have to come out with it,” he said, noting that the “king...

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BISHOP ROCHUS TATAMAI MSC AT PORT MORESBY MEETING ON VATICAN MEETING.

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Rochus Tatamai was present at the Vatican Meeting as President of the Bishops Conference of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.

The following meeting took place a week after the Vatican meeting. An immediate response -...

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JUBILEE DINNER AT KENSINGTON, PHOTO MEMENTOS
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While there were several men celebrating profession anniversaries at the Mass and dinner at Kensington, the Golden Jubilee was that of Henk Bosman. He celebrated with his brother, John, who preached the homily, and other members of his family and...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’ DAY – CELEBRATING THE CHEVALIER FAMILY

Acknowledging and celebrating International Women’s Day -  beginning at home: the Chevalier Family.

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Jules Chevalier had a broad vision for his mission – and the women and men called to it.

There are more women than men in...

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MARCH 13th. POPE FRANCIS AFTER SIX YEARS?

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Elected March 13th 2013.  Changing the Church?

How? Some ideas from Thomas Reese SJ.

The pope has called for a new way of evangelizing. He tells us that the first words of evangelization must be about the compassion and mercy of God, rather than a...

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RIP, DENIS EDWARDS

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The Missionaries of the Sacred  Heart offer sympathy and prayers to the Archdiocese of Adelaide on the death of their priest and theologian, Denis Edwards.

Msgr Edwards, 75, died at the Royal Adelaide Hospital after suffering a stroke on the weekend.

A senior lecturer in...

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